African Nights huge success

September 23, 2010By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

The African Nights fundraiser, jointly staged by Rose Charities Canada member projects Stand Tall Education, and Brighter Smiles (both UGANDA), Asolate (RWANDA), Rose Madagascar (MADAGASCAR), Malambo Grassroots (ZAMBIA), and Hillman Fund (KENYA), was an unqualified success. Around 350 persons came to watch and partake in the dancing, and enjoy food, drink and a fabulous silent … Read More

Collaboration with Kwantlen

September 16, 2010By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Rose Charities is excited to be working with students from Kwantlen College this term! Different groups of students will be working with different sections of the charity and will be learning about fund-raising, policy making, project planning, event planning, and how an NGO operates in Canada. They will be blogging about their experiences on this … Read More

Pakistan Flood Relief

September 10, 2010By Josephine De FreitasEmergency Response

Frontier Primary Health Care is a small, effective Pakistani NGO operating for more than 20 years in the Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa (KPK) region, formerly called Northwest Frontier Province. They provide primary health care to more than 250,000 Afghan refugees and local Pakistanis in 4 rural districts and one of the federally administered tribal areas near the … Read More

African Nights Fundraiser

September 10, 2010By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Come out for a fantastic evening of drumming and dancing to raise money for Rose Charities’ projects in Africa. September 21st, 7pm at Performance works. Adult tickets are $30 and student tickets are $25 available from the Stand Tall Website. Everyone Welcome!

Shipment of Medical Supplies to Haiti

September 10, 2010By Josephine De FreitasHaiti Heathcare No Comments

Rose Charities has sent a massive shipment of medical equipment and supplies for the Nursing School and Hospital in Port-au-Prince. The 40 ft container, packed to capacity with beds, cribs, scrubs, needles, and monitors left MedWish International (Ohio, USA) yesterday and will arrive in around 4 weeks time. Much of the contents were donated to … Read More

Canadian Nurses in Haiti

September 10, 2010By Josephine De FreitasHaiti Heathcare No Comments

Canadian Nurse Educators will be going to Port-au-Prince in October to set up a pediatric ‘teaching lab’ with equipment and mannequins bought by Rose Charities Canada. Donations from the Sikh community and many others in Vancouver have made this possible. The nurses’ school was completely destroyed in the earthquake with the loss of 74 young … Read More