Debra Kerby has an interesting perspective on the world. As Executive Director of Canadian Feed The Children, she moves between her Toronto office to Haiti or Africa or Bolivia to keep a keen eye on how the agency is helping children thrive.
Debra heads up a small team with big hearts - people who are dedicated to helping move vulnerable children and families to a position of strength and self-sufficiency.
Join her on her quest to make a big change in the world for the smallest among us.
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Elsipogtog First Nation is taking their school garden project to the next stage, collaborating with CFTC and Nutrients for Life Foundation. Integrating the project with Aboriginal cultural traditions and the school curriculum, the gardens yield produce and knowledge about healthy eating. Continue reading
CFTC visits the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick to assess how we can contribute to healthy nutrition for the children of Mah-Sos School – and for the community at large. Continue reading
Debra visits Digani with new CFTC partner on the CHANGE Project, TUDRIDEP, and learns how mangoes are a key to poverty reduction in this climate-challenged region. Continue reading
Debra meets the basket weavers of the Upper East Region of Ghana – and is inspired by their energy, passion and hope. Plus – how just a few kilometres makes a vast difference between farms that flourish, and those that don’t. Continue reading
Debra Kerby visits the community of Kpachelo in Northern Ghana where the temps rose to 40 degrees C in the shade, and community empowerment is on the rise too. Continue reading
In this second post from Heather and Genevieve on their first trip to Haiti, we visit Haiti’s past to answer the question, why Haiti? Why do disasters hit harder and prosperity seem more elusive – unlike its neighbours in the region? And how can we best help Haiti move into a future of sustainability, self-sufficiency and hope? Continue reading
CFTC is back in Haiti for monitoring & evaluation, and – exciting! – to kick off Theory of Change with old and new stakeholders! Today, we meet aspiring singer, engineer and House of Hope resident – 16-yr-old Richard Jean Jacques who serenaded CFTC staff and inspired them with his confidence and determination. Continue reading