ROSE CHARITIES CANADA
Helping people around the world
overcome poverty, through Education,
Community Support and Healthcare.
Rose Charities works in healthcare,
education and community development,
partnering with communities to improve quality of life.
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“After leaving Africa in 2004, I always knew that somehow I would need to find a way to give back to those children and fulfill on the hope they felt and the optimism they saw for their future despite the poverty and despair they were living in.”Galib Kara, SMILES Director
I just can’t wait to go back! I miss everyone and everything about StandTall!Honey Halpern, Volunteer
Although the holidays have just started, I wish we continued schooling until we complete the whole year. I am addicted to going to school rather than sitting at home. If you invest enough time in something, it gives you positive results!Kenneth Ssengendo, 4th Year Student
We had a fantastic visit with the principal of StandTall. It is a remarkable place filled with learning, smiles and ambition. We acquired plenty of information that will help our program grow.Namuwongo Literacy Project
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Extract from email from William Grut regarding our contribution to Lombok : The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by two strong earthquakes, after weeks of tremors that have killed hundreds of people. The island has been rocked by hundreds of quakes and tremors since 29 July.Aug 19, 2018 Rose Charities Canada raised $650 for the … Read More
David Yuill, who worked at Stand Tall as a teacher candidate in April, was recognized by UBC with an Outstanding Community Field Experience Award. In the space of 3 short weeks, Dave managed to put up two flagpoles flying the Ugandan and Canadian flags, created lesson plans about maple syrup that had our students begging … Read More
The Digital Tablet Project headed by Bern Mcleod aims to improve learning outcomes through the use of curriculum-programmed digital tablets. Last March the first 50 tablets, programmed with upper level science questions, were introduced in grade 6 & 7 classes at Stand Tall. The overall improvement in Science grades and excitement generated towards learning was … Read More
Exam results are in for the pupils of The Mahatsara School in Madagascar and they are wonderful! Eighteen out of twenty students passed the final Baccalaureate- that’s a 90% pass rate- one of the highest for any school in Madagascar. In other grades the pass rates were also well above the country average. Just a few … Read More
Doreen used her Rose Charities Scholarship to graduate this year from Business School. Here she is on a day’s work experience with Ruth Hoffman and her organization that provides “Financial Literacy Workshops ” for Ugandan NGO’s and small businesses.
The Safe Motherhood Project is now entering it’s 17th year of providing hands-on education to the traditional midwives (comadronas) of Guatemala. The courses improve their understanding and skills in all aspects of pregnancy, birth and new-born care. Originally all the courses were taught by a Canadian team but now we have skilled local trainers who … Read More
Abdul and Dorothy just graduated from teachers college with top grades and performance evaluations. Without the support of their sponsors for the past 5 years, this would only have been a dream. Sponsorship is the most wonderful gift you can offer anyone. It gives young people the hope and the opportunities that they need to … Read More
We encourage our students to be creative thinkers and we strive to do the same ourselves. We look for innovative techniques to improve learning and grades. Instead of writing mid-terms, our senior class has been organized into discussion groups. The strong help the weak, and everyone benefits. Results? Group learning is yielding better results.
A very warm thanks to Disaster Aid Canada and to daysforgirls.org for making these reusable, attractive and discreet menstrual kits and donating them to Stand Tall and Smiles in Uganda. These kits are a brilliant solution to school absenteeism that is so widely seen among adolescent girls who lack sanitary napkins. This has been an … Read More
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Rose Charities Canada is a registered, non-profit organization with the Canada Revenue Agency, registration number: 859442303RR0001.