People Power During COVID-19: 16th Annual Canada Africa Partnership Virtual Ride is Fundraising for 14 Projects

Katie Fettes ACAI, Advancing Education, BWTM, CAPAIDS, Empowering the Grassroots, Investing in Livelihoods, KCU, Mobilizing with Bikes, PACC Policy, Promoting Health, Rainmaker Leave a Comment

COVID-19 has impacted many areas of our lives. The power of coming together and supporting each other is more apparent now than ever.  Every June, projects and organizations unite through the Canada Africa Partnership Ride bike-a-thon to raise funds for community development efforts across Africa. This year is no different.  To continue creating collective impact while staying safe, we are …

2019 CAP Ride Bikeathon

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$30k, 12km, 8 projects, 5 countries! On June 11, more than 60 of us took to our bikes to raise funds for African community projects through our annual Canada Africa Partnership Ride bikeathon. Together we raised $30,000 which will be invested in eight participating projects in Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The sun was shining which made for …

Community Co-Design for Solar Irrigation

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This is an excerpt of a post originally published at rainmakerenterprise.org as an update on progress to date on the Tonj Solar Irrigation Project which is partially supported through the Network’s Rainmaker Affiliate community. All photos: Jean Luc Habimana After months of remote planning between Canada and South Sudan, Rainmaker finally reached Tonj early this spring to continue planning face-to-face. Thanks …

CAP Ride Bikeathon 2018

Claire Holloway Wadhwani Advancing Education, BWTM, CAPAIDS, Empowering the Grassroots, Investing in Livelihoods, KCU, Mobilizing with Bikes, Promoting Health, Rainmaker Leave a Comment

On June 10, 2018, more than 50 riders took to their bikes for the 2018 CAP Ride Bikeathon. Together, they raised more than $27,000 for six different community projects in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Thank you to all who rode, donated and supported us in solidarity with our African partner projects! Participating Projects:

Water for Peace

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[Excerpt from www.waterforpeace.ca] Responding to the Water Crisis Near and Far “Every minute, over 20 people are forced to flee their homes in search of water, food, and safety. Water scarcity is responsible for the displacement of millions of people through water conflicts and environmental conditions including drought. While many remain internally displaced, a few have gone on to become …