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Pr. Ron Sydenham speaks at Lacombe Rotary Club

Ron Sydenham, Chair A Better World speaks at the Lacombe Rotary Club on “ Community Compassion 12”.  A Better World’s initiative to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. 

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 – A Better World rehab team members have departed to Kenya

A Better World dental and rehab team members have departed Calgary to Kenya. There was a 4 hour delay on their flight to Amsterdam. Hopefully their connection to Nairobi will not be missed. I am looking forward to welcoming them on Sunday night in Nairobi. 23 people will be traveling when they all get here.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 – A Better World dental team has departed to Kenya

A Better World dental and rehab team members have departed Calgary to Kenya. There was a 4 hour delay on their flight to Amsterdam. Hopefully their connection to Nairobi will not be missed. I am looking forward to welcoming them on Sunday night in Nairobi. 23 people will be traveling when they all get here.

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Calgary Heroes: City woman builds classrooms in Afghanistan

After struggling to have access to her own education, a University of Calgary student started the school-building project. Article by Jennifer Friesen for Metro Calgary. Click here to view the article on metronews.ca. JENNIFER FRIESEN / FOR METRO Azalea Lehndorff chose to leave home when she was only 14-years-old. But, this isn’t your average story

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2016 Medical Trip to Tanzania – Package #1

04.20.16 Medical and Health Service Trip Tanzania Package 1

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How Jefferson’s life has been impacted by your support

Jefferson Kiprotich, a 13-year-old student, is unable to use his hands, a current Ndanai Primary School. He wants to become lawyer when he grows up. Watch the above video to hear more of his story.

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Veterinarian Helps Students Discover their Roots and Confidence through Mamawi Atosketan Native School’s After School Program

By Lynn McDowell A two-kilometer trek across a frozen lake to go ice fishing may not be everyone’s idea of a great way to reconnect with their roots, but for some of the students in the after school program at Mamawi Atosketan Native School (MANS), near Maskwacis, it’s their top choice when school’s done for

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SAY HER NAME Benefit Concert: for victims of Human Trafficking in Thailand.

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2016 Newsletter

2016_ABW Newsletter (PROOF 2)

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Join The 100 Women Movement

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Tuesday, March 30, 2016 – Wrapping up the Rwanda trip

On the way to Kigali we stopped at the Rwankeri School we had finished a dormitory for girls and a bathroom and toilet facilities This is the section that needs to be finished  – there are 668 high school students and 338 live in the dorm.

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Monday, March 28, 2016 – More disabled work in Ribavu

Today we continued scoping out more of the projects for the disabled.  Azalea arrived to look at the medical side of things for students. This is a well-run organization that cares for children of all disabilities.  We visited a home for the severely mentally and physically handicapped children. Both Mental and physical disabilities on the

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