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Child ambassadorship through sponsorship: Tasha’s story

Twelve-year-old Tasha in Uganda is already a bright leader and community ambassador at such a young age through child sponsorship. Learn how sponsoring a child fosters their ability to make great changes for their community.

Read January 2022 issue


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Food is changing the future for children

For 10-year-old Kisakye and her family in Uganda, the pandemic created some incredible challenges. Fortunately, Kisakye’s family were recipients of a food hamper, generously supported by CFTC donors.

Read December 2021 issue


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Food is changing the future for children

Thanks to your support children can get the food and help they need to thrive and to change their future. Learn some of the ways your gifts to Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC) are changing futures for children worldwide.

Read November 2021 issue


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Celebrating 35 Years of Helping Children Thrive!

We are so happy to celebrate our 35 year anniversary with you. It’s because of our dedicated and caring donors that we have been able to make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of children and families.

Read October 2021 issue


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Hadija’s exam success despite the odds

The pandemic has closed schools worldwide, leaving students in the lurch. Fortunately, Hadija was able to take her entry exam into second school – and succeeded with flying colours, thanks to our local Ugandan partner HUYSLINCI and support from donors like you.

Read September 2021 issue


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Community togetherness at the Koani Centre

In Bolivia, a community desperately needed a safe space for children and families to meet, learn, and grow together. CFTC partnered up with Habitat for Humanity Bolivia and local partner SCSJ to help facilitate the development of the Koani Centre – a safe space for people to come together for children.

Read August 2021 issue

JULY 2021

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Standing with African women farmers: CLIMATE and SHINE

Canadian Feed The Children is joining with local partners to launch two new projects in Ethiopia and Ghana: CLIMATE and SHINE. These projects will build on women farmers’ strengths to increase sustainable agriculture in the face of climate change, create more women-led agribusiness and increase women’s economic power.

Read July 2021 issue

JUNE 2021

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National Indigenous History Month

For National Indigenous History Month, Canadian Feed The Children is celebrating and uplifting Indigenous food systems, as well as the children, families and communities who are working toward achieving Indigenous food sovereignty.

Read June 2021 issue

MAY 2021

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Luz and Maria’s mother-daughter bond

Happy Mother’s Day from Luz and Maria! In the face of many difficulties caused by lockdowns in Bolivia, Luz and Maria are finding time to share special moments as mother and daughter.

Read May 2021 issue

APRIL 2021

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Let’s get growing!

Rosa’s family is one of the millions worldwide who are getting their gardens growing. Thanks to the support of CFTC donors, Rosa’s home garden is flourishing with healthy and fresh produce to feed her whole family.

Read April 2021 issue

MARCH 2021

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The Future is Female: Monenus and Vanessa’s just recovery for everyone

March is Women’s History Month! As CFTC supporters, you can help build a more gender equal world. For International Women’s Day on March 8th, stand with girls like Vanessa and Monenus, teen changemakers who are advancing gender equality in innovative ways. Read their stories and find out how you can help.

Read March 2021 issue


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#GoForTheGoals this International Development Week

Canada’s International Development Week is February 7 – 13, 2021! This year we’re celebrating how young people around the world are making a better world for everyone by helping to achieve the Global Goals – and how you can too!

Read February 2021 issue


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Dear Donors: “We Love You So Much.”

Here are a few special messages of thanks from the children and families you helped support last year.

Read January 2021 issue