Building Partnerships for Global Justice
CoDevelopment Canada is a B.C.-based NGO that works for social change and global education in the Americas. Founded in 1985 by a group of activists who wanted to go beyond financial aid, CoDev builds partnerships between like-minded organizations in Canada and Latin America to foster learning, social change, and community empowerment. These partnerships educate Canadians about Latin America and allow them to directly support the region. Such connections build solidarity, mutual understanding and ultimately improve prospects for a fairer global order.
Don’t miss “As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt“, published in the Georgia Strait, and written by our own Kirsten Daub, Cafe Etico Coordinator.
It’s another brilliantly sunny day in Northern Nicaragua. I’ve just clambered down a mountainside, and stepping into the shade of Manuel Garcia’s coffee farm is instant relief from the heat. As we walk through the coffee trees …
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CoDev Executive Director Kathryn Janzen is traveling in Latin American with Kelti Cameron, International Solidarity Officer from CUPE National. Here is Kathryn’s second dispatch.
Day 3-4 (NOMADESC, Colombia)
We spent the next two days with our other partner NOMADESC based in Cali, Colombia. (more…)