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Kampala Here We Come: The Early Stages

Posted: July 30th, 2017 in Articles

On July 6th 2017, The Rhema Foundation Canada travelled from Toronto, Canada, to the heart of Kampala, Uganda, on a medical humanitarian trip that would become a life-changing experience for all those involved. This latest blog series explores that fateful trip and the ongoing work of the Foundation in the heart of East Africa. Part one of our Uganda series begins right at the start, by revealing how this amazing trip came to fruition. For those …

10 Years of Change: Kiwanis Toronto’s Centennial Grant

Posted: June 4th, 2017 in Articles

For the past century, Kiwanis Toronto has been tirelessly working to improve the lives of young people from across the city. As one of the first clubs in Canada, the esteemed organization has a long and impressive history of working alongside local charities to create positive change in the community. To celebrate its 100th year, Kiwanis Toronto set out to award 100 ‘Centennial Grants’ to 100 different local charities working to support children and youth. …

10 Years of Change: Addressing Inequity in the Child Welfare System

Posted: May 2nd, 2017 in Articles

Last year, the Toronto Star published a groundbreaking article outlining systemic racism in Toronto’s child welfare system. The story was part of an ongoing investigation by the Star, fueled by a report called ‘One Vision One Voice: Changing the Child Welfare System to Better Serve African Canadians,’ published by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services through the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies. While the Star article and the report highlighted the plight …

10 Years of Change: Closing the Global Surgery Gap

Posted: April 14th, 2017 in Articles

One of The Rhema Foundation Canada’s three main pillars is Heath and Wellbeing, which means that we strive to ensure that people in communities here and abroad are mentally, physically, socially well and ultimately living disease-free. In keeping with this goal, The Rhema Foundation Canada is embarking on a new project that will help to close the healthcare gap for people living in vulnerable communities around the world. This edition of our ‘10 Years of …

10 Years of Change: Derrick’s Story

Posted: March 11th, 2017 in Articles

While The Rhema Foundation Canada has spent a great deal of time and energy tackling pressing issues in countries such as Afghanistan and Malawi, the organization has never failed to acknowledge the ongoing need for change here at home. Indeed, The Rhema Foundation strives to ensure that its presence in the local community is just as impactful as it is abroad. In keeping with its mission to change and affect lives one day at a time, one life at a …