Welcome to our first in a new series of newsletters. Through this series, we want to share with you the inspiring stories of our clients and donors as well as information about upcoming events that might interest you.
March 8th is International Women's Day which makes this a great time to be sending our first newsletter.
Worldwide, 70% of those living on less than $2 a day are women and girls, according to UN Women. The greatest challenge they face is not lack of knowledge or motivation, but a lack of access to financial services and training to launch businesses, support their families, educate their children and strengthen their local economies.
Thanks to the support of Canadians like you, we can provide those opportunities to women around the world. Women like Nubia (featured above) who dreams of expanding her business to provide jobs for her whole family. Read more about Nubia's story here.
Thank you for supporting the dreams of clients like Nubia! We're so glad you're with us on this journey!
THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING - ALBERTA
Noreen’s business revolves around the values of generosity and giving. These values are important not just in the service they provide, but are values that drive the ‘why?’ of her business from the beginning. Read More.
BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES FUNDRAISER - BC
An Inspiring Culinary Fundraiser for India hosted by Vikram Vij in Surrey, BC - April 25, 2016
In communities where literacy levels are low, and poverty levels are high, knowledge is crucial to improving health outcomes for many. Learn More.
POVERTY & THE WIN-WIN-WIN OF PARTNERSHIP - BC
Value-add beyond the balance sheet. Bernie & Doris will share their personal experience of working together for almost a decade in their corporate & non-profit partnership. Learn More.
JOIN THE EXPERIENCE
March 10 - 17th Opportunity Canada's Direct of Marketing, Andrew MacDonald, will be travelling to Nicaragua and Honduras meeting our amazing clients and recording their stories.
ROTARY INSIGHT TRIP
Join fellow Rotarians on this special Insight Trip to Honduras April 17-22, 2017. Learn More.
New events are being added all the time - check out our events page to learn about Golf Tournaments, special phone seminars and other events already scheduled this year! See Events.