CAWST team standing, with one woman holding the UNSDGs sign

Mission: WASH enable

Mission: WASH enable By: Rida Rehmani The COVID-19 pandemic closed many physical doors, but it enabled a world of possibilities for the training team at the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST). A cycle of poverty and disease traps millions of people- mostly in rural and developing areas Read more…

The ALEX- ASIS. A worker in the doorway of the assistAssisted Self Isolation Site

A Hotel of Stories…

A Hotel of Stories… By: Kendall Simmonds My time working at the Alex – Assisted Self Isolation Site (ASIS) and how storytelling can be used in order to develop empathy, understanding, and compassion. Note: This article is written from the perspective of the writer and is not the view of Read more…

Pulses for your Pulses

Pulses for your Pulses By: Angelina Patoka Today we celebrate World Pulses Day (WPD) to underline the importance of pulses to food security, nutrition, and sustainability. It also serves to echo the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) previous work when it declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses. Pulses Read more…

Immigrant women and young girls from CIWA's summer program hold up signs sharing what they are grateful for.

Empowering Immigrant Women

Empowering Immigrant Women Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) Interview by: Anabia Adnan In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in human migration. The most prominent reasons that challenge humans to rebuild their lives in a new country are political instability, poverty and economic challenges and climate change. Though Read more…

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