Caring for Widows & Orphans



April 1, 2014

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April 2014 month at a glance…

This month’s calendar photograph captures one of Zambia’s widows, an elderly man who lives in a village in the North West province. Despite his physical immobility, he gets around quite well with the aid of a pedal chair. African elderly men, like women, suffer with the loss of spouses, particularly when there is a physical [...]

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March 1, 2014

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March 2014 month at a glance…

Some of that warm Zambian sunshine would be a welcome respite from the brutal arctic temperatures that have been gripping much of Canada. We are headed for Spring but according to the experts, March will not bring improved weather anytime soon. This month’s Calendar of HOPE image captures children who live in the villages adjacent to [...]

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February 1, 2014

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February 2014 month at a glance…

The bitter temperatures of January have given way to a reprieve as the warmer winds may bring a little snow but everyday forward is a day closer to the Spring! In this month’s calendar image a widow is featured on a very Spring-like day. This woman, a grandmother in charge of several orphans she has [...]

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January 1, 2014

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2014 has arrived and so has our new Calendar of HOPE!

With 2013 officially in the rear view mirror, all thoughts turn to this new year and the unlimited possibilities ahead. What will the coming months hold for each of us? Are there good surprises in store? Will challenges be easy to overcome? There may be more questions than answers as we arrive at Day 1 of this [...]

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