Laurie is one of the three original founders of ABCDreams way back in 2008 with Lynn and Frank. She gave all her passion to its start up and is still in touch with us and following the work we do. One of Laurie’s favourite things to do these days is making lovingly crafted soaps and […]
Every Girl. Everywhere. Period.
For a few years ABCD has been working with Days For Girls International to increase access to menstrual care for young girls in Tanzania. Last month Nurse Eva, the local nurse in the Marangu area, and her husband Ewald opened their home to Julius, Suzan and Lidya, from the Days for Girls Enterprise Office in […]
Birth of a Local Enterprise!
In keeping with our goal of assisting the people of Marangu West to build sustainable futures for themselves, a new and exciting initiative has begun with the supportive encouragement and direction of ABCD Director Lynn. A group of local women, coordinated by local nurse Eva, has come together to meet with ABCD Director Lynn to […]
This photo needs the spotlight of its own post!
This photo should have gone into the last post about the girls conference but it deserves a post of its own. What a wonderful group of young women! The colours of their folders symbolize their hopes for the future.
ABCD Partnering with Days For Girls!
Volunteer Christine recently met with Shawna Strathy, who leads the Ottawa-Gatineau chapter of Days For Girls, to accept an amazing 75 personal care kits destined for the villages in Marangu West, Tanzania. The kits were sewn and assembled by local women around Ottawa and women in a Hutterite community. These kits will allow girls and […]