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A Better World Canada helps open new doors for Sylvan Lake food bank

(Above) Jennifer Stopsen, Sandi Huss, Dale Mannix, Olga Horaska and Shirley Mannix are busy stocking the shelves inside the room that A Better World Canada renovated. Photo by Laura Tester. By LAURA TESTER Down the stairs of an old church basement, people came with their food deliveries. Deliverers cartloads of groceries up and down the

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Sewing seniors give a touch of Canadian warmth to East African newborns

By LAURA TESTER There are several seniors from Kelowna, B.C. who know a thing or two about toques. In fact, a group of these women from Kelowna’s Seventh-day Adventist Church have made scads of them for A Better World Canada. Since 2008, they’ve been involved with a “toque project” for newborns in Kenya, Rwanda, and

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She Has a Name: Screening + Talkback

This isn’t just a film – it’s a movement to end human sex trafficking. We have partnered with the She Has A Name film to spread awareness about the dark world of human sex trafficking. Learn more about the film, the movement, and what YOU can do to help fund freedom by clicking here. See

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Interview: Creating a Better World One Step at a Time

Click here to read the full interview by Speak the Words. If you would like to access the interview in full, sign up for the free communication course ‘Confident Communicator’ at the bottom of the interview page!   Jacqui McCarty is currently a resident of Lacombe, Alberta in Canada. She graduated from Burman University in 2016

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Talek X-Ray Room Groundbreaking

Last month marked the beginning of construction for a new X-Ray Room at Talek Health Centre in the Maasai Mara (Kenya). The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by several clinic staff, community members, and local chief. After months of research and in-person meetings with the clinic head physician in February, we are excited to take the

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Central Albertans continue to build new classrooms through A Better World Canada

By Kirsten Dennis from rdnewsNOW   Pictured Above: The students have been coming to Project J Secondary School every day. They told the engineer that the work is going too slowly—they want to be able to take their final exams in the new school! They asked that the construction company hire more workers.   An eighth school

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2017 Priority Project – August Update

Thank you for supporting our 2017 Priority Project!

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Ardent supporters see exciting changes ahead for A Better World

By LAURA TESTER One man worked for the world’s largest aerospace company, the other within Alberta’s energy sector for 25 years. Both desire to see A Better World Canada grow its support and influence across the nation. Ray Loxdale of Halifax and Stu MacPhail of Red Deer are longtime volunteers who are part of a

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Goodbye to a good friend

We were very saddened to receive the news that Charles Muraguri, a long-time friend of A Better World, passed away due to a heart attack on Sunday, August 6. Charles recently retired as a Project Manager from Male, Kenya. Charles’s involvement with ABW is extensive—he was a driver and guide for over 2,000 volunteer travelers.

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Alberta-made dresses sewn with love and care for Kenya

By LAURA TESTER Anya Delafield is sowing into the lives of Kenyan girls — one stitch at a time. The nine-year-old Lacombe area resident is using her passion for sewing to create dresses for girls who otherwise wouldn’t have a second dress. She’s made four dresses for children at A Better World Canada-sponsored Gilgil Primary

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Textbook Project Update: Standard 8 Students Receive New Bibles

Did you know that Bible Class is mandatory in public Kenyan schools? Religion is one of the required KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education) Exams that every student must pass in order to graduate from Standard (Grade) 8. This month, we provided new Bibles, the class’s required textbook, to every Standard 8 student in four

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Lacombe Composite Interact Club Donates $260 to ABW’s 2017 Priority Project

The Lacombe Composite High School is no stranger to supporting A Better World projects—this year, the Interact Club continues a long-standing tradition of giving back through a donation towards new toilets in Kenya.     The Club, running since 2011, was drawn to the idea of supporting the sanitation priority project this year. “Although the

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Media Contacts

Members of the media are encouraged to contact us with inquiries about A Better World, our projects, our people, or any related subjects:

Carl Hahn
Director, Marketing & Communication
A Better World Canada
Office: 403.782.0325