Month: April 2016

Mother’s Day in Qwa Qwa: Pregnant Teens Get Support

April 27, 2016

By Aimee Hurtubise Canadian Aimee Hurtubise is helping to change lives through Ignite South Africa. Extreme Response Canada is pleased to be the sending organization for Aimee. The first time I drove into Qwa Qwa, South Africa, I knew I was home.  I still feel that way 10 years later. Although I have spent half […]

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Paul Cripps Courage Award: Rich Brown, Inca Link

April 27, 2016

Last September, the world lost a selfless humanitarian, humble servant and courageous leader. Paul Cripps, Extreme Response Canada co-founder with his wife, Linda, had dedicated his life to helping others. While his passing has left a hole in Extreme Response International, his legacy is alive. Paul’s passion for helping people who live in dire need […]

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URGENT, DIRE HELP NEEDED IN ECUADOR!

April 17, 2016

Note: Please click here for our latest updates. Extreme Response exists to help people living in extreme, sometimes LIFE-THREATENING situations. Today we are shouting the “LIFE-THREATENING” portion of our mission statement because people in Ecuador are DYING and we are compelled to help. We are asking for your immediate, generous support in order to respond. […]

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Gracious, Glamorous Golden Grads

April 7, 2016

By Anne Benavidez, Golden Hands Livelihood Educational Program Director Like caterpillars emerging as beautiful butterflies from their cocoons, eight members of the Golden Hands Livelihood Education Program celebrated being the program’s very first graduates. Each of the women wore dresses they made themselves and enjoyed a time of recognition, glamour and thankfulness. The graduation ceremony was […]

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