Fuel the Movement: Girl Rising

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A Call to Action. We know that educating girls is the smartest investment of our time. When girls are educated, communities thrive and economies grow. Yet 65 million girls are missing from classrooms worldwide, and tremendous opportunities are lost. Join the Girl Rising community and become a champion for girls’ education. Use your voice and talent to […]

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Are There Children in Our Supply Chain?

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Last Wednesday, a group of donorworx staff headed down to the busy streets of Toronto’s shopping district to support the #nochildforsale awareness event hosted by World Vision.  We arrived at the corner of Bloor and Yonge street to be faced with giant 3D canvas paintings on the sidewalk – one of a cocoa plantation and […]

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Notes from the field: Day 3 in South Africa

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As we sleepily drove into the suburbs back to the Baphumelele orphanage, our bones ached from the previous day’s activities, painting a ‘cluster’ which is a little house for 8 children with a house mother.  The walls were a dark dirty green or purple colour, the blue of the linoleum was scarcely recognizable through the […]

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South Africa, Here I Come!!

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Perhaps the most exciting part of our trip will be the opportunity to meet our sponsored children! I think this is a dream for many child sponsors and has been mine for many years. I not only get to meet my own sponsored child, but I also get to meet two little boys, who are […]

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Remembering Rwanda

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Remembering Rwanda

I am so grateful to have spent time with the people of Rwanda and be a witness to their tremendous growth and progress in such a short time after such an awful time. I am beyond thankful for the relief organizations like Save the Children and World Vision who are still working with Rwandans to […]

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My Daughter, Malala

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 “Why is my daughter so strong?” Yousafzai asks. “Because I didn’t clip her wings.” Last week, Ted Talk participants were inspired by a moving talk given by Ziauddin Yousafzai’s, the father of the courageous Malala.  It’s no surprise that Malala has become a voice of change. Hearing her father speak, you quickly discover his determination and […]

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#endFGM Now!

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#endFGM Now!

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. “Between 100 million and 140 million women and girls are thought to be living with the consequences of female genital mutilation, according to the World Health Organisation. FGM is defined by the WHO as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the […]

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