- Our Work
We provide opportunities for volunteers to travel in groups, review projects, and to be helping hands. Annual trips are planned to different countries with varied emphasis. People from all walks of life join our trips and assist in any way they can.
A Better World uses local labour as much as possible and the teams that travel focus on skill development and/or training. We work side-by-side with the local people ensuring that we do not take away their employment but rather enhance their skills through training and collaboration.
Eric and a few others will be in Rwanda to evaluate and scope some projects.
Eric and a few others will be in Tanzania to evaluate and scope some projects.
Kirianne and Celena are two University students. They come from Yellowknife, the North West Territories, and are volunteering in Kendu Bay, Kenya at a hospital and rehab centre for children with physical disabilities. You can read more about them below. Kiri Ashley: I grew up in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and now live in Vancouver, British
On this trip, we will be working in the Amazon area as we did last year. The trip will include opportunities to experience the Amazon rainforest and villages along the river. Participants can either book their own flights or contact our travel agent Karen at (403-782-6160). We need to have you in La Paz by
Every year, project manager Debra Brosseuk travels to Kacyiru. She visits her students at the Primary School, interacts with the teachers and parents/caregivers as well as visiting the home setting of the children. She ensures the needs of the kids are addressed both at school and home; many children have been taken to medical facilities
A small team is traveling to Tanzania to assess the hospital in Mombo.
The purpose of this trip is for a small team to assess the current ABW Surgery Program for sustainability and improvement. ASSESSMENT TEAM: Gillian Swartz (Resident currently in LLU program in Malawi), Azalea Lehndorff (U of C, Surgery Elective), Dr. James Mogire (Retired Orthopedic Surgeon, Kenya), Dr. Victor Oteki (Resident, Kenya), Dr. Ryan Hayton (Assigned