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Ann Thongues at Home of New Beginnings Update

Currently, we have 5 girls and 2 kids who are a part of the Pattaya Project. Most of them came off of the street. So far, it has proven to be a challenge for us staff at Home of New Beginnings (HNB) since these new project participants have never been in a home like this

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New Student Intern at A Better World

Spencer Page is a student from Oshawa, Ontario, currently in his fourth year of studies at Burman University. From a young age, he has had a passion for service, volunteering throughout his childhood and high school years at the New Life Neighborhood Centre in Oshawa where he would help provide food, clothes, and other amenities

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Join us on a life-changing trip where you can share your skills, make an impact, and see the difference.

Check out our upcoming trips for 2018-2019:

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Red Deer grade 3 students continue global citizenship by selling cupcakes for projects overseas

Pictured above: MMES student Justin Gilbertson presenting the proceeds of the grade 3 fundraiser to ABW Communications Specialist Jacqui McCarty on June 20, 2018.   “I love social studies. Looking at maps and seeing how other places can be different is really cool. We are a lot the same too.” – Dalton, MMES Student, 2017

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A Better World Celebrates Humanitarians

Pictured above: Rick Wiebe giving keynote talk. Article published in The Lacombe Globe May 31, 2018 by reporter Ashli Barrett A Better World Canada recognized its volunteers and supporters as part of their 28th annual Humanitarian Day Celebration on Saturday. About 100 people turned out to the relatively low-key affair, and while the goal was

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Elementary School Donates Nearly $300.00 to Ndanai Small Home

St. Anne’s grade 2 class, located in Peterborough, Ontario, raised and donated nearly $300.00 to Ndanai Small Home. This money went towards purchasing corn and beans for the residents of Ndanai Small Home.

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Koige Primary School Bible Distribution

Bibles were distributed at Koige Primary school, as they are needed as part of the school curriculum in Kenya. This was made possible by a generous donation from Warren and Sara Jane Schnoor.

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Retiring teacher puts the ‘We’ in North Delta school team that has raised $200K in nine years

Pictured above: Longtime teacher Joan Stephens in front of the mural dedicated to her in the gym at Sunshine Hills Elementary in North Delta. (Photo: Tom Zillich) By TOM ZILLICH, Surrey Now-Leader After 30 years of work, Joan Stephens says goodbye to Sunshine Hills Elementary – well, not quite.   After 30 years of teaching at

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New physiotherapy centre serving children with disabilities in Rwanda

Pictured above: The new physiotherapy centre opened last April and is expected to help many children receive physical therapy on a regular basis. By LAURA TESTER Inside a building in rural Rwanda, there are new exercise balls and wooden staircases for youngsters to use. Here at the Ubumwe Community Center, children with physical disabilities will

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The Shoe That Grows

We are very excited to partner with an organization, “The Shoe That Grows”, that has found a way to get the most out of children’s shoes. This shoe “grows” 5 sizes so children in developing countries will be able to wear the shoe comfortably for many years. Without shoes, children are especially vulnerable to soil-transmitted

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Health Program Feature: Healthcare Service Assessment in Tanzania

Pictured above: The ABW team conducted assessments of health care facilities that ABW is involved with on the northeastern part of Tanzania. By LAURA TESTER Sometimes a hospital has the most interesting requests, especially in the developing world. A volunteer team with A Better World Canada discovered this while visiting Mombo Health Centre this February

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Join us for ABW’s 28th Annual Humanitarian Day!

The 28th Annual Humanitarian Day Celebration will be hosted at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Saturday, May 26th with a program from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Refreshments and food to follow. Lacombe Memorial Centre 5214 50 Ave. Lacombe, AB T4L 0B6 Celebrate     •     Appreciate     •     Imagine We invite you to join us for A

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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