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2018 Rehab Trip Package 1

Journeys of Inspiration Trip Package 1 – Rehabilitation Trip 2018

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Sunshine Hills Elementary School heading into another year of fundraising

At the end of this year, Sunshine Hills Elementary School will have donated a total of $170,000 to projects around the world through A Better World. Today, Eric Rajah made his 9th trip to speak at the school in Delta, BC. He is always thrilled to speak with this amazing group of leaders. This year,

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Red Deer Family Gives Back

BY LAURA TESTER Pictured above: Alex Walls and the rest of her family, mother Mona, brother Gordie and father Roger, pose with occupational therapist named Veronica who works closely with A Better World Canada, Ndanai Small Home for the Physically Challenged and the community at large to identify and evaluate children with disabilities.   In

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What can a dental team expect from 2 weeks in Kenya?

By Kelvin Hill, ABW Dental Service Director. Day 1 Our adventure began with notice that the flight from Calgary to Amsterdam had been delayed 3 hours – later found out that it was due to line ups for plane de-icing in Amsterdam. I suppose they don’t have the capacity of a Canadian airport so the

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Meet the Manager: Keith Leavitt, Education Program

We sat down with Keith Leavitt, our Education Program Manager, to learn a little bit more about his involvement with A Better World, his philosophy of education, and some of the most life-changing experiences he’s had during the course of his career.   How did you get involved with A Better World? Philosophically, I became involved

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The Big Ark Alphabet Book: Emily’s Handmade Fundraiser

A few days ago, we received a very special delivery all the way from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Emily Allen, a grade 3 student from Saskatoon Christian School, sent us a copy of her handmade book, The Big Ark Alphabet Book, along with the $40 of proceeds for schools in Kenya.   Emily was inspired to write her book while

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Package 1

Journeys of Inspiration Trip Package 1 – Legacy Circle Trip 2017

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – Hundreds of disabled children looking for answers

“It was an overwhelming day,” said Karen Leung, our Rehab Team Leader. Hundreds of disabled children had gathered at various places hoping for answers. Our team did what they could to assist. We started the day at the Ubumwe Community Centre’s “Jessi’s Place”. Jessi from Venice Beach, California at age 80 spends 9 months here

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Monday, February 27, 2017 – How your 84 cents can turn the saddest hour in this Rwandan school into a happy one

We checked into our hotel in Kigali, Rwanda at 2:30 AM and we were up and about by 10am to our first project while others toured the genocide museum. Today, I am visiting the Kacyiru Primary School school with 1,017 students. Debra Brosseuk has been funding and overseeing in Kigali where she is investing in

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Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Heading to Rwanda

This morning, the Rehab team left our hotel with the other groups and headed towards Nairobi. We had a few stops on the way and made it to the airport to await our flight for Rwanda. We met up with Joanne at the airport, and are looking forward to the next journey in Rwanda.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Heading Home

This morning, our team left the hotel with the other groups and headed towards Nairobi. We had a few stops on the way and made it to the airport to await our midnight flight. Eric will be travelling with the Rehab team to Rwanda.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Heading Home

This morning, the Dental team left our hotel with the other groups and headed towards Nairobi. We had a few stops on the way and made it to the airport to await our midnight flight. Some of us will be travelling a bit longer before coming home to Canada.

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