A Life As A Human Interview: Friends of National Parks Foundation (FNPF) is a local non-profit organization working to preserve Indonesia’s wildlife and habitats. The philosophy of FNPF is that we are all connected. They take a holistic, balanced and comprehensive approach that recognizes the inter-relatedness of human beings, animals and the environment.
A Life As A Human Interview: KATS is a charitable organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged kids in Victoria BC with the opportunity to learn the game of tennis as a means to foster physical, emotional and social well-being. We provide free equipment and lessons.
A Life As A Human Interview: Freedom Factory Foundation is a Canadian non-profit that supports factories that are socially compliant, respectful of their employees and give back dignity and value to them. Our network of associates focus on choosing these companies with the intention of making sure we are giving back in every step of the process, from the manufacturing of garments to the point of sale.
A Life As A Human Interview: Vatsalya is an NGO, situated in Jaipur, India, which provides residential care to children in need of protection, education, nutrition and health. The needs of these disadvantaged children are served by a group of passionate and devoted people. Vatsalya strives to advance the progress of Indian society by bringing out the potential of a disadvantaged and vulnerable population of children and women.
A Life As A Human Interview: Christina Fast is a brave, energetic young woman who is dedicated to bettering the lives of others and is passionate about health care and caring for those in need. Her love of traveling and her love for her job took her to West Africa where she volunteered with charity Mercy Ships, joining 450 international crew members on board the World’s largest hospital ship.
As a sterile processing technician, Christina was instrumental in helping local surgeons, anesthesiologists and OR nurses understand the severity of sterilizing conditions in Guinea and Sierra Leone. Her volunteer experience inspired Christina to use her professional skills to start her own non-profit organization, Sterile Processing Education in Developing Countries (SPEDC).
A Life As A Human Interview: Jane McIntosh has always had a passion for carrying out the work of transforming lives, so much so that she traded in her home on Pender Island, British Columbia for one of a different kind – the Africa Mercy, a giant hospital ship that delivers free, world-class health care services, capacity building and sustainable development to those without access in the developing world.
Built by King Suryavarman II in the 12th century for Hindu worship, Prasat Sikhoraphumis a Khmer temple located in Thailand, between the cities of Surin and Sisaket.
A Life As A Human Interview: We believe that every product has a story, and that this story should be told. Global Mothers works with NGOs in the Global South, helping artisans design and make fair trade products for women and children in North America. We are committed to sharing the stories of our artisans with our customers, and vice versa. Help artisans in the Global South care for their families and communities by choosing to Buy Good.
On Canada Day Weekend – June 29th to July 1st, Granville Street will be taken over by some of the world’s finest street entertainers. Comedians, acrobats, musicians and daredevils from all over the world will be flown in to entertain massive crowds on the hugely popular Canada Day weekend.
A Life As A Human Interview: Chelsea and her partner Owiny Morris met a group of street children in Lira, Uganda in 2011 and felt compelled to help them. When they found that there was no government social network to help them they turned to each other and asked a simple question, “Why not us?”