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So far Kimberley Whyte-Jones has created 7 blog entries.

My Baby Story

My Baby Story Jeannette is a 26 year old teacher who lives in a rural area of Rwanda. “Life here in this community is very difficult. We live from the food that we can grow and the livestock that we raise.  We are high up [...]

2018-12-04T14:32:44+00:00

Communities Leading the Way

September 19th, 2017 Women and children in remote communities of Rwanda, Cambodia, Myanmar, and the Philippines are at risk of dying in childbirth. For children, the risks continue until their fifth birthday. To address this issue, project EMBRACE was launched in 2016.

2017-10-18T15:39:44+00:00

The Gift that Keeps On Giving

Claudine, 34, lives in the African nation of Rwanda. She and her husband are casual labourers who work on farms near their village. The going wage for day labourers is 20,000 Rwandan francs/month (about $32 CAD). Even with both of them working, it is not really

2018-12-04T14:55:43+00:00

Changing Lives in the Barangay

Changing Lives in the Barangay A “barangay” is the smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino word for village, district or ward. ADRA’s EMBRACE program is working in some of the most remote barangays in the country. Canadian volunteer, Jordan Venton-Rublee, is [...]

2018-12-04T14:59:18+00:00

A New Ambulance for Rwanda

A New Ambulance for Rwanda Imagine living in a remote mountain-side community in Africa with dirt roads that are rarely maintained. Imagine what it would be like to be nine months pregnant for the first time, worrying about the possibility of complications. If there were problems [...]

2019-01-10T17:25:29+00:00