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World Food Day

2018-10-09T15:14:54+00:00Tags: , , , , |

October 16 is World Food Day, which promotes awareness about the need for food security around the world. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), more than 820 million people are suffering from chronic undernourishment. This year’s theme is “Our Actions are our Future”, which challenges us to

Engaging the Next Generation in Atlantic Canada

2018-05-09T10:51:51+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

CBM’s denominational partner, The Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada (CBAC) is hosting their annual regional youth rally this weekend, May 11-12. One Conference, formally known as Springforth, will have up to 2,500 youth from across the region attending. Please pray for the success of the event, that last minute details would

She Matters on Mother’s Day!

2018-05-23T11:17:51+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Since 2014, the She Matters campaign has been a significant advocacy campaign for gender equity that has educated, equipped and empowered marginalized women and girls globally. The campaign has helped raise awareness and support for initiatives that address gender bias in all spheres of society. Millions of women in our world have the

Hey! It’s Not Fair! – Her First Day of School

2018-03-26T14:22:11+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

At least two-thirds of uneducated children in the world today are girls. Without access to educational opportunities, girls are at a higher risk to become marginalized and exploited. She is more likely to marry early, to contract HIV and AIDS, and has a higher chance of dying during childhood than her educated female peers.

Hey! It’s Not Fair! – Crazy Climate

2018-03-26T14:20:07+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Deforestation rates in Africa are twice the average for the rest of the world. Kenya and Zambia only have about 1-5% of their primary forests remaining, threatening the very environment that people rely on. In the Northeastern region of Kenya, there are additional challenges, with conflict, historical grievances based on land ownership, tribal and