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Update on CAP Network Efforts in Light of COVID-19

This is a very challenging time for us all. We appreciate that as you read this, you are no doubt facing challenges of your own and managing uncertainties impacting you and your families. These updates are meant to reassure you that we are able to continue our engagement with African Community Partners and Projects in […]

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Investing in Livelihoods: Zuhura’s Story

Longtime CAP Network African Project Community Kjiji Cha Upendo (Village of Love) is a grassroots organization that operates in the slum community of Kibera, Kenya. The group works to enhance the efforts of orphan caregivers to provide material support for their children and keep them in school. One initiative the organization supports is to provide […]

Sustainable Sources of Nutrition

Community Health Volunteer Benard knows first hand the importance of finding sustainable sources of nutrition. Benard, who works with CPIEM in Zambia, spoke about some of the barriers the chiefdoms face in establishing reliable and sustainable sources of nutrition to community members, particularly those with or affected by HIV. While the parish provides food once […]

Addressing Access to Education from Two Sides

Addressing Access to Education from Two Sides Our partner in Kenya, the Kijiji Cha Upendo Children’s Project, recognizes the connection between poverty and lack of access to education. That’s why they’re working with families in the Kibera slum community to tackle access to education from two sides. Paying School Fees When families struggle with basic […]

Peer Learning in Zambia

Peer Learning Visits Build Knowledge and Learning Networks CAP Network actively facilitates peer learning visits to support capacity building with our African project partners. It is valuable for hands on knowledge sharing, seeing firsthand what’s working in other projects. It’s also a great way to support the establishment of peer support networks, providing sustainable opportunities […]

2019 CAP Ride Bikeathon

$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 […]

The Power of Bikes

Our grassroots partners are working hard to reach their communities with health information and education, to provide care and support for people living with illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS, and to support families, vulnerable children and orphans. However, in busy urban centres and rural villages alike, volunteers on the ground often have difficulty reaching vulnerable members […]

Community Co-Design for Solar Irrigation

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 […]

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