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Hope After Tragedy – Petra Nemcova

Photos By Navesh Chitrakar Hope After Tragedy - Petra Němcová World-renowned supermodel Petra Němcová has graced the pages of some of the most popular publications on the planet. Donning the covers of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Sports Illustrated, and featured in campaigns with luxury brands such as Chopard, Tumi, and Mercedes, this Czech born fashion icon is synonymous with all that is glamorous. However in 2004, a personal tragedy would forever change the [...]

February 28th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Farm Radio

Farm Radio A Simple But Powerful Tool In The Fight Against Poverty and Hunger Radio may be old, but it’s still going strong. From sharing up-to-the-minute news to the latest hits, it continues to connect us to what’s going on at home and around the world. Even in today’s high-tech world, radio remains an important and powerful communication tool. One that can change lives for the better. That’s what radio did for Masiye [...]

February 28th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

A Blind Child’s Gift Of Sight

A Blind Child’s Gift Of Sight “I always wish to see things around me. I promise that I will not cry and if I will see, I will buy you a bottle of Coca Cola.” Cristella, 4-year-old Burundian cataract patient 4-year-old Cristella was born in Burundi with cataracts in both eyes leaving her blind. She wanted to be able to see the faces of her mother and father, her home, and the world [...]

February 27th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Honouring A Conservation Hero

Honouring A Conservation Hero When luxury condo developer Shane Baghai purchased 200 acres of farmland in Caledon, Ontario, to establish Paradise Farms, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) was there to help. Shane’s acute awareness of agriculture’s interdependent relationship with the natural world, created the opportunity to partner in a big way to preserve and protect this vital natural habitat. On his farm, Shane is working to protect water quality and wildlife habitat by participating [...]

January 25th, 2017|Global Support|0 Comments

Jimmy Carter and Habitat for Humanity Canada

Jimmy Carter and Habitat for Humanity Canada Few memories evoke a sense of nostalgia quite like those of your childhood home. Warm, welcoming and inviting, this was a place where you always felt safe and secure. As adults we strive to give our kids the carefree upbringing they deserve, unfortunately reality is far less idyllic for the 1.6 million families living in substandard housing. Since 1976 Habitat for Humanity International has made it [...]

November 24th, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

Raising Hope For Congo… Robin’s Passionate Journey

Raising Hope For Congo… Robin’s Passionate Journey As people around the world become more mindful of the raw materials and labour that go into our electronics, jewelry, and other products, consumers have come to expect accountability for human rights violations. Savvy consumers of cell phones, laptops, music players and digital cameras have become increasingly aware of the situation in eastern Congo, where the deadliest conflict since World War II continues today. The conflict [...]

November 10th, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

Unicef: Goal of a Lifetime

Goal of a Lifetime: David Beckham Kicks Up Support for Children in Swaziland This summer, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Swaziland. Known for its wilderness reserves, it’s not the safaris that brought the soccer superstar to this small, landlocked country in Southern Africa. It’s the high HIV prevalence rate – the highest in the world, in fact. To mark his tenth anniversary as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, David Beckham teamed up with [...]

September 21st, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

The Hawn Foundation

HELPING CHILDREN THRIVE IN LEARNING & IN LIFE Today our children grow up in a world very different than the one we experienced in our youth. From an early age they are forced to navigate a fast-paced lifestyle where they are overscheduled, overextended and overwhelmed. Grappling with unattainable expectations of perfectionism, there is an enormous amount of pressure on our young people. Unfortunately these children aren’t being given the skills they need to develop personal resilience, so many of them end [...]

July 21st, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments

Invictus Games: Unconquered Warriors

Invictus Games: Unconquered Warriors For the brave men and women in service, the vestiges of war can linger long after the call of duty is over. Their physical and psychological wounds act as daily reminders of the trauma they suffered, and the sacrifice they have made for their country. Most of us will never know the horrors these unsung heroes have experienced, or will have to grapple with the life-altering consequences that follow. This is [...]

June 2nd, 2016|Global Support|0 Comments