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Store in Kenya named in honour of local humanitarians

The hard work and dedication of a Red Deer man and other central Albertans in helping to build schools and other much-needed facilities in Kenya, has resulted in a new store being named after Red Deer. Located near Lodwar in northwest Kenya, The Red Deer Shop & Grocery has its name inspired from the efforts

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Nicholas Keiyo from Dnanai Small Home is at the Mexico World Cup

Photo and Article: Chrispine Magak The Kenya national amputees football team had to wear Sonko Rescue Team jerseys at the 2018 World Cup tournament in Mexico. The amputee stars — while playing against USA on their second match — donned yellow jerseys emblazoned with Team Sonko. And they performed well, beating USA 2-1. Pictures of

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Five Gifts To Improve Lives 2018

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Adventures await in the Bolivian Amazon for health-care volunteers

Pictured above: Joselo Balderrama, clinic co-ordinator for the Rio Beni Health Foundation, loads medical supplies onto a boat in the Amazon River. By LAURA TESTER Deep in the Amazon rainforest, an adventure awaits A Better World Canada health-care volunteers. Here in Bolivia they’ll find nasty bugs, extreme heat and some of the world’s poorest people

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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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