Cuso International is a non-profit development agency that works through volunteers. Each year, they send hundreds of global citizens to work on collaborative development projects in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean. They are one of North America’s leading international development organizations offering volunteer positions. Cuso places adults of all ages who have the hands-on know-how and perspectives needed to help organizations working to overcome poverty.
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SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action.
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Registration opens June 1st for the 8th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 24-27, 2017 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership … Continue reading.
We are thrilled to share the following funding announcement, and look forward to sharing more information as it becomes available. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 10 Federal Government Announces Renewed Partnership … Continue reading.
SCIC is excited to announce the team of 8 participants and 6 advisors for Educators for Solidarity Initiative! Educators for Solidarity is an opportunity for Saskatchewan post-secondary education students to see first-hand the work of SCIC’s member agencies on the ground, to learn about international development … Continue reading.
The Inter-Council Network (ICN) commends Global Affairs Canada on the launch of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy (IAP). As a network representing nearly 400 civil society organizations (CSOs) from coast to coast to coast, the ICN appreciates the many elements… Continue reading.
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … Continue reading.
If you’ve ever had a conversation with a young child, you’ve probably noticed that they ask a lot of questions. I was one of these annoyingly curious children. Growing up, I realized the world was an enormous place and there was an endless list of things I didn’t understand. Why is the sky blue? Who invented cars? Where does… Continue reading.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.
Every day between Thanksgiving (Oct 10) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct 17), we’re talking about a #FoodRevolution on social media. Why? ICYMI: Journey through our vision of a #FoodRevolution through this Twitter Moment If you follow SCIC’s work, you may have noticed that … Continue reading.