ROSE CHARITIES CANADA
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overcome poverty, through Education,
Community Support and Healthcare.
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partnerships in healthcare, education,
and community building, we support
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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
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
I just can’t wait to go back! I miss everyone and everything about StandTall!Honey Halpern, Volunteer
See what we've been up to!
Vancouver Sat 9th April 2022. 6pm. York Theatre (‘The Cultch’) An evening of comedians (two performances) with funds going to the Rose Charities Canada Ukraine War victim fund for families and children. The proceeds will assist with orphan relocation and refugees and supplying much needed equipment and materials for Lviv Childrens Hospital as it is … Read More
The Guatemalan Safe Motherhood Project continues to make progress, in spite of the pandemic. We in Canada have been in bimonthly contact via Zoom with our Guatemalan teammates. Because of travel restrictions, teaching in other communities has been replaced with a new clinic, providing prenatal care to local pregnant women and holding prenatal discussion groups, … Read More
Stand Tall opens again in January after a long hiatus of two years. The closure hasn’t been easy but it has given us the opportunity to plan for some big changes. First and foremost, we’re adding two new classes, Grades 1 and 2, with grade 3 coming in 2023. Going from a middle school to … Read More
11 years of Haiti gratitude to the B.C. Sikh Community..continues to this day and current disaster relief..
Not many people know but the current Rose Charities Haiti Earthquake relief efforts https://rosecharities.org/haiti-earthquake-august-2021-rose-relief-efforts/ and numerous assistance programs in between have and are still being carried out due to the incredible generosity of the B.C. Sikh Community back in 2010 when, lead by Dr Pargat Singh Bhurji a huge effort both in donation and direct … Read More
Written and narrated by Trish Gribben (ex Chair Rose Charities N.Z. Produced by Hannah Walker)
One of our newer projects, Partners in Ethiopia, has been supporting students from families that can’t afford the required school uniforms for students in Agarfa with our project partner Vision for Bright Future, an Ethiopian NGO. Agarfa is a town and a district (woreda) in the Oromia Region about 200km southeast of the capital Addis … Read More
The perimeter wall at the back of the school is close to being completed. It will protect our new bakery building and our students playing in the open field. It’s a big but essential project.
One of our newer projects, Partners in Ethiopia, has been making a difference for girls in Agarfa with project partner Vision for Bright Future, an Ethiopian NGO… My name is Abeba. I am 16 and live in rural Agarfa, Ethiopia. School is important to me and I don’t want to miss any classes. However, without … Read More
With Primary Leaving Exams on the horizon, the graduating class at Stand Tall assembles with prayers and candles in a ritual that aims to bring success to all our graduates. They’ve worked extra hard this year, having to catch up after a year-long school closure. We wish them the very best of luck when results … Read More
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