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African Touch

The African Touch provides formal education and encourages self sufficiency amongst the disadvantaged population of Africa. Our objective is to provide low cost professional training in Therapeutic Massage. Candidates for training are women and youth selected from the visually impaired community and residential slums. We work in cooperation with Non Governmental Organizations to focus on small business development and capacity for disadvantaged individuals. Health Module ProjectCurrent The African Touch is pleased to be working on a collaboration with the Kenya Performing Arts Group (Kpag). Kpag members and blind students will learn about HIV/AIDS and receive training in massage therapy. For three months they will tour in areas of the country in most need of education about this epidemic, using dance, song, theatre, and massage to inform the rural impoverished public and treat people living with HIV/AIDS. The African Touch is a community based organization in the Sarangombe district of Kibera, the world's largest slum situated in Nairobi, Kenya. The African Touch Education Fund Society is our Canadian registered non-profit society which facilitates North American fundraising for the African Touch. Our board members bring a wealth of skills and experience to our team ranging from accounting, business administration, computer technology, website design, counselling, teaching, physical therapy, theatre, dance, and film production. Together we are working to fulfill the objectives of The African Touch.

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BC Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC)

BCCIC is a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGO's) operation locally and globally, to achieve sustainable human development. The council is commited to international cooperation in two ways; by supporting the work of our membership, and by promoting and mobilizing British Columbians as active global citizens. As with out sister councils across Canada, our work is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

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Be A Hero

Be A HERO has a mandate to educate, inspire, equip and facilitate people of all ages to challenge them to “Be A HERO” to the 1.2 billion children at risk. In partnership with proven, seasoned organizations, we fight to save dying children by sponsoring orphans; building orphanages, schools and clinics; developing micro-enterprises; advocacy; prayer; and arranging “Hero Holidays” for people to see first-hand the desperate situation that many of our world’s children live in, and to help at an orphanage or other mercy project. We provide easy-to-use tools so that anyone (even children) can be a voice on behalf of the “poorest of the poor”. For information on our child sponsorship program, current building and development projects, upcoming Hero Holidays, and how you can become involved through advocacy, visit our website at www.beahero.org. or phone (250)717-1003. Take the challenge and enlist in the noblest of all battles - the battle for mercy and justice. Dying kids on our doorstep is what loving our neighbor is all about! Each of us, regardless of age or position, can “Be A HERO”.

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Bicycles for Humanity

A bike can change a life in a poor country. Yet for millions of people on the lowest incomes, a new bicycle is financially out of reach. Meanwhile, millions of perfectly good bicycles lay unused in North America, Europe and elsewhere in the Western world. Bicycles for Humanity arose in September 2005 with the simple aim of enabling others to raise funds and collect unwanted bicycles to send to reliable partners in developing countries to provide affordable transport. In developed countries, Bicycles for Humanity provides resources and support to make the process as simple and enjoyable as possible. In developing countries it works closely with other organisations to ensure that disadvantaged people are empowered through improved access to food and water, employment, healthcare, education and social opportunities.

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Canadian Women For Women of Afghanistan (CW4WA)

CW4WA is a volunteer solidarity network founded in 1996. The goals are: 1. To raise awareness in Canada of the need to secure and protect human rights and opportunities for Afghan women; and 2. To support the empowerment efforts of Afghan women in education, health care and skills development. What YOU can do: host a breaking bread potluck dinner for your friends. For more information, please visit www.breakingbreadforwomen.com or visit our website at www.w4wafghan.ca

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Dare To Be

Dare To Be is a 100% woman-led company that offers fair-trade products at a fair price and gives back to the community and others around the world. It is a company with a conscience. Dare To Be... came about because of the dreams of two stay at home moms with a passion to bring to you and yours, products and services which provide a message of hope. We are here because we dared to dream. We encourage others to be their best selves, dream big, live in the moment and be the change in their lives and others. Dare To Be... is committed to providing teens, tweens and women with inspirational products and services. All our products are designed with you in mind and are sweatshop free; no-one has suffered in order to bring them to you. Our clothing line and candles are eco-friendly and are a wonderful addition to your home and closets. We believe there is a real need for products that motivate individuals to be their best selves. We have searched far and wide to bring you some fun products that we LOVE and know you will too.

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Fullstop

Fullstop is a Kelowna-based nonprofit dedicated to stopping injustice against women and girls in the world's poorest countries. How do we do this? Through education and fundraising. Education Women and girls in the world's poorest countries are subjected to unimaginable injustices ... physical, emotional, financial, educational, medical. One of the reasons we in the developed world don't do more to help these women and girls is a lack of knowledge - we simply don't know. Another reason is that we don't know how. So one of Fullstop's aims is to raise public awareness of injustice against women and girls and to provide information about ways to help. We hold educational events featuring speakers, films, discussions. Our website provides up-to-date information about current issues facing women and girls abroad. Our blog provides a discussion forum. We offer suggestions for further learning, including books, websites, videos and events. Fundraising At Fullstop, we don't believe in re-inventing the wheel. We do believe in partnering with organizations that are already set up and working effectively to relieve or eradicate injustice against women or girls. These organizations have the required expertise, infrastructure and contacts in the local communities of the developing world. So we raise funds to support the work of these organizations. Fullstop acts as a conduit for funds from donors to the organizations we support. Donations are made payable to the partner organization, and Fullstop forwards 100% of the donation to them. We use a variety of ways to raise funds, including giving circles, special events, concerts, art auctions/sales.

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Gifts to Grandmothers

The Kelowna Gifts to Grandmothers is a group inspired by the work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation and though not affiliated, also wants to assist African women. Our current fund raising project is the sewing and selling of bags with all proceeds going to grandmothers raising their orphaned grandchildren, widows and their children. Funds raised have included the assistance of grandmothers in Nigeria and Ethiopia, and the sponsoring of Mutual Benefit Societies in Uganda. Each of these societies consists of 20 widows (including grandmothers) and their children. In these societies; they are provided with leased land, seed and tools to cultivate crops to sustain themselves, and an additional 'cash' crop to improve living conditions. We meet at Trinity (corner of Spall and Springfield) every Thursday to sew, fellowship, report on current projects, and decide on future projects to improve the lives of African grandmother, widows, and children. You can help by purchasing one of our tote bags, making a donation, or joining our group. We would love to hear from you! Visit: http://www.giftstograndmothers.com for more information.

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Global Citizens for Change

A Coalition Project of Canada’s International Volunteer Cooperation Agencies The Global Citizens for Change website is an initiative that recognizes that every person has an interest in the well being of our fellows on this planet. Like citizens of a country, we share an allegiance to each other and hold certain rights in common. And like citizens of a country, global citizens recognize that our choices and actions can influence things for the better. This site is an initiative of a coalition of Canadian international voluntary cooperation agencies. It represents the shared commitment of diverse agencies to a better, fairer world. We are: Canada World Youth (CWY), CECI, Canadian Crossroads International (CCI), Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO), CUSO, Oxfam Québec, SUCO, VSO Canada, and World University Service of Canada (WUSC). We are all organizations that believe in the power of volunteers to change the world. The coalition would like to thank the Canadian International Development Agency, a funder of this project. Tens of thousands of Canadians have volunteered their time overseas to try and make a better world. Volunteers tell us their lives are forever changed because of the experience, and that they gained far more than they could ever hope to give. But you don’t need to volunteer overseas to make a difference. Canadians are making a big difference addressing global poverty right here in Canada, and you can join them.

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Hope for the Nations

Hope for the Nations was established in 1994 out of a deep conviction to address the needs of the most vulnerable and exploited members of our world – children. More than a rescue operation, Hope for the Nations (HFTN) works in partnership to see “the least of these” become tomorrow’s leaders. HFTN engages in community development, poverty reduction and gender equity in areas where these issues intersect with children. HFTN values partnerships and international networks which efficiently and effectively serve Children at Risk in destitute situations around the world. HFTN is a registered charity in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom and has “Special Consultative Status” with the Economic Social Council of the United Nations.

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