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.
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Category Archives: Ethiopia
This month, we bring you a guest blog post from a CFTC supporter who was inspired by the resilience and resourcefulness of a women’s Self-Help Group run by CFTC partner, ISAPSO, which she visited in November. Continue reading
CFTC’s Theory of Change is transforming the organization. Read more in this post and in our 2011 Annual Report, online now. Continue reading
As CFTC’s Ethiopian trip wraps up, we visit two partners on the leading edge of practice supporting good livelihoods – and offering better choices – to some of Ethiopia’s poorest families. Continue reading
The scenic drive back from Amhara Region was slowed by livestock and came to a complete halt as Ethiopia’s rainy season took a toll on the vehicle – but didn’t make a dent in the spirits of CFTC staff and passers-by who came to their aid. Continue reading
Amboka Wameyo meets EDA’s enthusiastic Executive Director, Tessema Bekele, for a briefing before heading out of Addis for partner visits. Openness to collaboration and learning is the key first step on the journey to change. Continue reading
Supporting a small ruminants (goats and sheep) livelihood project in Debre Sina and Debre Berhan, Ethiopia, CFTC’s partner EDA turns small loans into big impact for rural farmers, mostly women. Continue reading
Introducing Amboka Wameyo, CFTC’s Regional Program Manager-Africa, who arrives in Addis Ababa to a construction boom and in the midst of it, a sheep pasture. Continue reading