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Communities cultivate change

“It is traditional culture to help one another,” Zemu told us, explaining how a local tradition called “Debo” propels local community members to help the single grandmother cultivate her fields. With neighbours’ and Canadian Feed The Children donors’ support, Zemu is working her way out of poverty and towards a sustainable and prosperous future.

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Where are we now?

It’s been nearly three years since the passing of South African activist Nelson Mandela but his legacy lives on. Despite the challenges he faced in his life, he was a fierce advocate for the rights of those whose voices are often left unheard.

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day, we’ve taken a look at how far we’ve come on issues of his time that continue to be of utmost importance today.


10 ways to drive development innovation

Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all. – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 2015 was an important…

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