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Archive for January, 2010

African leaders are finally solving African problems

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

While other international efforts have failed to resolve conflict in long-troubled Sudan, a special African Union commission is poised for a breakthrough. By Wangari Maathai / January 26, 2010 Nairobi, Kenya For years, we have been hearing African leaders calling for “African solutions to African problems.” And for many more years, we have been waiting [...]

24/01/10 – Representative Maria Sachs on helping the Haitian population in Florida

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

“Bonjour”. Those were the words we kept hearing over and over again from the Haitian community as we entered a number of churches this warm Sunday morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. Distance had become on obsolete word over the past 12 days. 753 miles may have separated those who were asked to reevaluate their [...]


Friday, January 22nd, 2010

We are deeply indebted to Craig Kielburger and the team from Free The Children on providing updates on Haiti. By no means is the struggle over. A week after the devastating earthquake, we ask you all to keep the spirit of humanity alive by continuing to help Haitians pull through the nightmare surrounding them. Although [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children provide an update to the disaster in Haiti

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Prior to leaving Haiti, Craig Kielburger provides some final thoughts as he prepares to leave the country. Physically he may not be there, but having just met him back in Toronto, it was evident that his heart and soul are still with those who wake up finding courage to write a new chapter in their [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children in Haiti reporting a week after the devastating earthquake

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Craig Kielgurger, founder of Free The Children and his team are about to leave Haiti to return home to Toronto, Canada. In one of his final reports, Craig talks about the spirit of the people as they adjust to daily activities with a new focus: surviving one day at a time: Velena’s bright-coloured dress stood [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children on today’s 6.1 aftershock in Haiti

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Craig Kielburger speaks about the 6.1 aftershock in Haiti earlier today: When we awoke to tremors this morning, the initial response was panic. Our team had spent the night at an orphanage in Carrefour, the original epicenter of last week’s earthquake. Over the last few days, we have been travelling here to deliver food, water [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children in Haiti – updates

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Craig Kielburger, founder of Free The Children has been providing updates on the devastation in Haiti: “We met Marie and her husband Ronald on the steps of the Mission of Immaculate Conception convert. The nuns here have long been friends of our organization, helping to give children in the area just outside Port-au-Prince an education. [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children in Haiti

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Craig Kielburger, founder of Free The Children is providing updates on the organization’s work in Haiti after the earthquake which devastated the country last week. “This morning, a phone call came in at around 4a.m. It was a call that was hours overdue. Through a day of visiting hospitals, orphanages and communities affected by the [...]

WCCCI partner Free The Children provide updates on Haiti

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Craig Kielburger – founder of Free the Children provides updates on the organization’s mission to Haiti: “Marie didn’t appear to be injured when we met her in at the Partners in Health hospital in Cange. She was wearing a pink dress with blue and purple flowers. She stared wide-eyed at the ceiling. The doctors explained [...]

WCCCI partners Free The Children take to Haiti

Monday, January 18th, 2010

WCCCI is honored to work with Canadian based organization Free The Children (www.freethechildren.com) which was founded by dynamic brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. The primary goals of the organization are to free children from poverty and exploitation and free young people from the notion that they are powerless to affect positive change in the world. [...]

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