Eric’s Story

Eric Rajah’s dream is to see a world without poverty. He is committed to tackling the root causes of poverty by investing in education, health, water, agriculture, and income generation activities.

In 1990, he co-founded A Better World Canada with a handful of like-minded-people and $5,000. Today, it has grown to working in over 15 countries and over 2,800 people have traveled to see and work at project sites.

Brian’s Story

Grew up south of Rocky Mountain House in Bute, went to public school.  He went to NAIT in Edmonton where he took engineering sciences then attended U of A for a year. He served as vice president for advancement for Burman University in Lacombe until his retirement.

Brian serves as the director of projects for A Better World.

Want to hear from the founders?

Eric and Brian often share their passion by speaking at schools and youth conferences; they also frequently visit organizations, businesses, rotary clubs, as well as interested individuals to share about what A Better World is doing. If you’d like to book Eric, Brian or others to speak at your event or meeting, please email or call (403) 782 0325.

Please see previous speeches below.  Click Here to book another speaker.

Eric was Inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence in 2011,  Learn More

“Building a Better World”
Watch Eric speak at TEDxRedDeer

“A Proven Formula for Maximum Returns”
Watch Eric speak at TEDxLaSierra

“Trailblazers: A Better World Canada”
Watch a feature video about ABW

“Burman University Commencement Speech”
Watch Eric’s graduation address