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Read how dreams have come true with the help from people like you.

Freedom Tree Fundraiser in Calgary, April 29th

Hello Friends, this year a team of teachers from Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Eugene Oregon are headed to Sierra Leone to support Freedom Tree’s education initiatives. To support this project please join us for a fundraiser night.

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Do You Know What Female Genital Mutilation Is?

FGM, in every form, is a violation of girls’ and women’s fundamental human rights, including their rights to health, security and dignity.

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Spring Cleaning is Good for the Soul

A new year is an opportunity, maybe we can’t change everything about our lives or expect this change to last forever. But maybe we can put in a little effort and clean some of the dust off of our life and feel renewed and empowered in our living space.

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A New Year

A new year always marks a time for reflection; reflecting over how far we’ve come together and where we still need to go. 

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Grieving the Possibilities

I am so inconsolably heartbroken as I write this. A very kind young woman I met during my recent trip to Sierra Leone died giving birth

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Meet Christian

We met Christian recently when we were visiting his village. He handed me a well written note explaining the circumstances in his family; it was quite a tragic situation that left him unable to attend school anymore.

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Although we still have a long way to go before seeing the end of maternal and infant mortality in the country, the work we are doing within Freedom Tree is making a massive impact thanks to you! I had the opportunity to visit the very first clinic Freedom Tree built 8 years ago

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A Matter of Legacy

For many people, the pandemic and the last 70 years have been been made easier by a woman who has been a beacon of stability and hope, Queen Elizabeth II.

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New Day, New Opportunity

They say that spring brings renewal seen in the summer. For the summer of 2022, we are looking to

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The Pain of our trauma

Canada's current events is a stark reminder of why we do what we do at Freedom Tree.

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Onward and Forward

With your support and encouragement, we continued to press forward toward our goals, whilst also retooling our strategies. We chose to have FAITH when we were not sure of what the future held, GRATITUDE for the continued support we receive from you, and STEWARDSHIP of a vision that remains alive.

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Love in the time of COVID

“Shoot me. There is no greater glory than to die for love” Love in the time of Cholera.

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