Generous Canadians, like you,
gave time, energy, creativity, and financial support to equip and empower communities in poverty to get
You’ve done it again!
from STUCK to THRIVING.
Children were front and centre in 2016...
Child Sponsors joyfully
provided monthly for
5,631 children in
9 different countries!
New and veteran sponsors boldly stepped up
847 new kids!
“When we receive a letter from Tom, we realize the incredible value our sponsorship has - transformation, education, and care for the child, his family, and their community.”
Alan & Lynn, Canada
$173,000 to bring clean water
to Sasiga, Ethiopia.
4,250 runners in Calgary and Abbotsford raised
In partnership with Run for Water...
2,673 people no longer getting sick from
511 homes and
11 new wells were dug!
During the holidays...
2,668 Canadians showed their Christmas spirit by flipping open the Gift Guide and purchasing a total of
This creative giving raised:
for families in
In response to our call to fight malnutrition through Soup for Kids, Canadians raised...
$107,757 that shipped
4 million servings of soup
to Burundi and Guatemala.
Canadians also delivered hope to
Iraq, Tanzania, South Sudan, Myanmar, Rwanda, and Nigeria through:
6 shipping containers full of medical equipment and medicine.
When Hurricane Matthew rocked Haiti, you were there to respond with...
$48,200 to immediately provide food, water, and blankets to 7,569 families and children.
But you didn’t just write cheques and walk away
You chose to learn more about poverty
by engaging in:
- you’re too smart for that!
9 Ending Poverty Together Boot Camps across BC, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick.
Some Canadians decided to go even further by formally partnering with developing communities...
We had a blast journeying with
60 courageous individuals on
7 different team trips to Guatemala,
Uganda, and Cambodia.
Mark Wensley, Canada
“Partnership is a dream come true, really. It's given me new vision and renewed purpose. It’s made our work more about being kingdom builders rather than just money venturers."
What did all this time, energy,
creativity, and financial support accomplish in 2016?
We’re SO glad you asked!
The generosity of Canadians like you helped FH Canada bring HOPE
in the areas of...
Look at your impact...
Over 2,800 children and teachers joined Kids’ Clubs in Cambodia, Guatemala, Haiti, and Burundi.
They did math and language tutoring; dancing, weaving, and sports; Bible stories and values training!
“Even though I go to school, during my free time I teach in the children’s club. I will try my very best to participate in the development of our community. The training I get from FH encourages me.”
Heng Som Ban, Cambodia
In Haiti, 870 patients visited mobile clinics for immunizations, vitamins, and lessons
on preventing syphilis, HIV, and tuberculosis.
“I fashioned a fuel efficient stove from local materials, and use this stove exclusively for all our cooking. My home is now smoke free, which is much healthier for myself and my children. In FH cooking classes, I learned how to cook a variety of crops so my family eats healthier.”
Martha Shemsu, Ethiopia
4,395 Savings and Loans group members (the majority being women!) collectively saved...
over $91,218 CAD!
over $91,218 CAD!
They are loaning this
incredible capital to each other to...
start new business,
plant new crops,
send their kids to school,
and pay for medical care!
“Before I joined a Savings and Loans group, I was always in need of money. Thanks to this activity, I became a different person - I now realize that I have a lot of potential. A saving habit has been developed in me and loans are available at a very low interest rate."
Ruth Tinor, Haiti