NEWS AND STORIES

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Why do millions of people desperately need water in Zambia?

September 17, 2021
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What are the biggest challenges the country faces when it comes to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)? With over 6 million people lacking proper washrooms, sewage, and water treatment, Zambia has a water crisis.

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Emergency Relief after the earthquake in Haiti

August 19, 2021
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On August 14, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the Nippes Department of Haiti, in the southwestern part of the country. Almost 500,000 people are vulnerable. Your gift supports our relief efforts after the disaster. Donate today.

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Pumpkin Spice Virtual 5K: second-tier selling now

August 16, 2021
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Learn a bit more about this awesome virtual event for clean water! Now selling the second tier for $30. Event capped at 150 participants. Don’t miss out: register today! #STEP4WATER

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Girls can do EVERYTHING!

July 21, 2021
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Every day, girls all over the world miss school because of their menstruation. They need knowledge and support to understand their bodies and how to deal with symptoms. We believe that access to menstrual products is a right. Who thinks girls can do anything?

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Walk with us for clean water

July 16, 2021
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Get ready to #step4water this October. Early bird registrations are now open for our Pumpkin Spice Virtual 5K! Register for $25 until August 15. You can participate from anywhere in Canada. Proceeds go to our Wishing Well project.

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COVID-19: helping vulnerable people in India

July 12, 2021
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Good Neighbors has been mobilizing the community in India for vaccination drives, while distributing groceries, and PPE kits with masks, hand sanitizers, and gloves. Screening camps have also been organized to teach people about hygiene and prevention.

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Children are not brides

June 21, 2021
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In 2021, we are supporting Good Neighbors Vietnam in addressing child marriage in the villages of Tan Bac and Yen Thanh. Statistics show that marriage before the age of 18 is double the national rate in the area.

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It’s ok to menstruate. Period.

June 15, 2021
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Good Neighbors Cameroon is providing access to reproductive health and hygiene information, and we are happy to be supporting their project!

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4,752 hand sanitizers donated to 200 care homes

June 9, 2021
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Last week, a big donation of hand sanitizers was distributed in several cities in Ontario. Thank you to everyone involved!

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