Category Archives: Photo Fridays

Photo Friday: Our top 5 eco-friendly photos!

Welcome to Photo Friday! Each Friday, we share photo collections of our absolute favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world.

This week, May 16-24, Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement invite all Catholics to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ 2015 Encyclical, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home. Catholics everywhere are participating through calls to action like reflecting on consumption, spending time in nature, and reading and praying the Laudato Si’.

In honour of this special week, we’re sharing our top 5 eco-friendly photos that we’ve gathered from our sites! Families and children at our sites constantly use their resourcefulness and ingenuity to care for the planet and one another.

#5: Energy-saving stoves

A popular item from our gift catalogue is the eco stove. These energy efficient stoves produce less smoke, which is much safer and cleaner for the cooks. They also require much less firewood! Schools near our sites with lunch programs that use traditional fire stoves require the students to bring heavy wood to school each day, so an eco stove allows students to focus on their studies and arrive to class on time.

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Photo Friday: Our top 5 mom photos!

Welcome to our third Photo Friday! Each Friday, we share photo collections of our absolute favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world.

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, we wanted to take the time to thank and honour all of the mothers around the world that selflessly love and nurture their children. This week, we’re sharing our top 5 photos of moms that we’ve gathered from our sites! These love-filled photos showcase the incredible bond between moms and their kids.

#5: Splish splash, taking a bath! 

At many of our sites in India, families and communities receive support through our water projects in order to access clean, safe water for cooking, drinking, and bathing. Some families also receive soap and hygiene supplies through sponsorship or our gift catalogue! This mom from our Madurai site in India is giving her little girl a gentle bath. We love the sincere look of wonder on mom’s face!

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Photo Friday: Our top 5 spring photos!

Welcome to our second Photo Friday! Each Friday for the foreseeable future, we’ll be sharing photo collections of our absolute favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world! We hope that these fun collections will bring you some joy in these uncertain times.

Even though some areas of Canada got hit with snowstorms this week, spring is slowly but surely blossoming in each of our provinces. This week, we’re sharing our top 5 spring photos that we’ve gathered from our sites! We hope these bright, warm photos lift your spirits and get you into the spring mood.

#5: Making a splash!

These girls from the Neema Visitation Orphanage in Tanzania are having a blast collecting some fresh water in a pretty pink bucket. We love the how the little pink flower to the right matches the bucket! We love the girls’ beaming smiles even more.

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Photo Friday: Our top 5 silly photos!

Welcome to our very first Photo Friday! Each Friday for the foreseeable future, we’ll be sharing photo collections of our absolute favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world! We hope that these fun collections will bring you some joy in these uncertain times.

This week, we’re sharing our top 5 silly photos that we’ve gathered from our sites! Just like kids anywhere, the kids from our sites love to laugh and joke around (the adults too!) We were lucky enough to capture these silly shots for you to enjoy.

#5: Funny faces at breakfast 

This little girl from our Haiti North site just couldn’t resist showing off some funny faces to our photographer. She’s enjoying a boiled egg as a part of our daily breakfast program to keep kids fueled throughout the school day!

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