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WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017

Mother’s Day is a day to show our appreciation

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk Mother’s Day is a day to show our appreciation towards our mothers in Canada and worldwide  on May 14th. Early Mother’s Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday […]

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Haiti Revisited

   The children playing a game to memorize French words at The Bethesda School Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk In the words of Paul Crowe (March 28 to April 8, 2017) We were booked to fly from Toronto through Miami with the intention of arriving in Haiti early afternoon. However the airline made last minute […]

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Easter In Africa

  Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk In Africa Easter is celebrated as a main function of the Christian communities. In the Easter Vigil hundreds of people assemble in the church building. In most parish churches the Easter Vigil is anticipated, because there are no lights, usually beginning at 3pm and finishing at dark, around 6pm […]

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EI Emergency Grain Distribution In Malawi

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk U.N. food agency says 14 million face hunger in southern Africa About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa  that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather patterns, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) stated recently. The worst-affected country is Malawi, where 2.8 million people, 16 percent […]

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World Water Day

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using […]

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On Women’s International Day Emmanuel International Canada (EIC) is making a difference

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk As the rights of women and girls around the world are being restricted, the United Nations today marked International Women’s Day with calls for empowering and educating women and girls to reach gender equality in the work place. ‘It’s a bigger challenge in developing countries that Emmanuel International Canada (EIC) […]

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Malawi Parliament adopts amendment to end child marriage

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk Malawi is the country with the one of the highest rates of child marriages in the world has taken a major step to end the practice by adopting a constitutional amendment recently that raises the minimum age of marriage to 18 years. It was on the 14th February, the Malawi […]

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Drought drives food price spike in East Africa, UN warns

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk East Africa’s ongoing drought has sharply curbed harvests and drive up the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the region, the United Nations agricultural agency said today. “Sharply increasing prices are severely constraining […]

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EIC Scoop — October 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, the latest edition of EIC Scoop. This publication is dedicated to celebrating the great work of people around the world who, with EICanada, are helping and equipping some of the most needy communities around the globe.  

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A Promise worth Keeping

A Promise worth Keeping EIC Media Desk– Caitlin Bouwma Emmanuel International Canada (EIC) has been working diligently over the past year to establish a firm footing for its new project in Malawi: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. “This is an issue that can no longer be overlooked,” Richard McGowan, Executive Director of EIC stated. “Reaching to […]

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