International Development in Today’s Challenging Times

Hear from 3 Calgary NGO leaders as they introduce their organizations, discuss how they got involved in international development and share what drives their work.

HOPEthiopia works in Ethiopia and has projects in reforestation, housing, clean water, medical care, education and more.

Open to Grow focuses on microfinance. The countries that it currently works in are Guatemala and Nicarauga.

CAUSE Canada works in hard-to-reach rural communities in Central America and West Africa. They have programs in education, health care and microfinance

They’ll also be discussing the impacts of Covid, inflation, supply chain issues and extreme weather events in the countries they work in and how they have adapted to carry out their projects and programs through these challenging times.