Volcán de Fuego: A First Hand Experience

We are very grateful for our CAUSE Guatemala team! When Volcán de Fuego erupted and devastated the surrounding area, our team of doctors and nurses, led by program director David Fafard sprang into action and assisted Cruz Roja in tending to the injured and providing health services to people that have been evacuated. Click the link to read Dave’s first-hand experience of the rescue efforts.


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Volcán de Fuego Emergency Relief

No one can truly anticipate a pending natural disaster or the potential destruction one might bring. On June 3rd, the people of Guatemala were not an exception.

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International Women’s Day 2018

Every day, 830 women around the world die in child birth…this is more that 25,000 women dying every month. The main reason? They are giving birth on their own.

Help us save a mother’s life. Donate to maternal and newborn health and empower a community to stand with their women. GIVE TODAY

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The IMPACT of Community Partnerships

As many of you might guess, one of the best parts of being the Executive Director at CAUSE Canada is visiting the field. These visits rarely resemble a vacation and, while I am not sitting at a desk, they usually involve many hours of sitting in a truck bumping over bad roads and sleeping in the company of a few cockroaches (which are not my favourite but I can live with them for a few nights).

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#Whatif you join us May 25?

With our gala just around the corner, CAUSE Canada’s Canadian office is buzzing with excitement and putting the final touches on the evening. This event is our biggest opportunity each year to share face-to-face with our partners, donors, and guests some of the heart of our work…

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CAUSE Canada Annual Fundraiser

What if we imagined what we could do together to end extreme poverty…and then we did it.

Join us at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th 2017 at the Pinebrook Golf and Country Club for CAUSE Canada’s annual fundraising event.

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International Women’s Day 2017


Celebrating women of CAUSE Canada

Mother Teresa — ‘I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.’

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Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

On Friday, November 18, 2016, Azucena, the Head Nurse, and I received a call from the Community Health Facilitator early in the morning informing us that a woman named Estela in El Duraznal had started going into labour in the middle of the night. The Ministry of Health nurses could not go and see her until later in the afternoon, but to wait until the afternoon could mean losing the mother and the baby.

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Small Gifts that Mean the World

Trisha Flanagan is a jewellery maker, mother of 2, olive eater, movie buff, and first generation Canadian. From an early age Trisha was drawn to expressing herself through the arts.  She found herself creating handcrafted objects and relished in their beauty.  It was the pursuit of this passion that led her to continue her formal education at Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) in Calgary, Alberta.

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Hello from Sierra Leone!

In a few short days, I will hop on a plane and make the journey from Sierra Leone back home to Canada.

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