Kids raise money for malaria

July 7, 2016By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

The Anthony kids Victoria (10 years), William (9), Michael (6) and John (7) gave the proceeds from their Sunday farm market to help children in Uganda fight malaria. Malaria is the biggest reason children will miss school in Africa. Children are often too ill to attend school for many weeks a year and some die. … Read More

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

June 2, 2016By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Help us Win $10,000! For the entire month of June, every dollar donated through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge gives us a chance to win $10,000! We are raising money for our Campaign: ‪#‎RoseGrows‬, which will provide community gardens, chickens and cows for schools, goats for Haitian orphans, seeds for families as well as teaching … Read More

Safe Motherhood Guatemala Update

May 14, 2016By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Safe Motherhood Guatemala I am writing to thank all of you for your wonderful support of our Safe Motherhood Project in Guatemala this past Feb and to let you know what has been happening. We had another amazing time in Guatemala training further comadronas, (a.k.a. traditional birth attendants) as well as volunteer firemen/ paramedics and … Read More

Safe Motherhood Update

October 31, 2014By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Safe Motherhood Project Guatemala 2013/2014 This past year was the 12th year of our project to teach emergency birthing skills to Mayan Comadronas, the traditional birth attendants who attend the majority of births in the rural highlands of Guatemala. There is no doubt that in Guatemala, mortality risk is greater for indigenous women giving birth … Read More

UPDATE: ROSE Philippines relief

February 2, 2014By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

The Nimbleness of small NGOs Timeline of what we have accomplished in our Emergency Response to Hurricane Haiyan: Nov 8, 2013: (Tacloban) Albert Mulles, his mother and sister grasped the kitchen water cistern and held on for dear life as Typhoon Haiyan winds reached 310 kilometers per hour. They yelled prayers to each other as … Read More