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Sign up for Veterinarians Without Borders' #IDW203 Webinars - Feb. 8 & Feb. 10

International Development Week (IDW), launched by Global Affairs Canada, is an annual week dedicated to celebrating Canadians' contributions to international development efforts that are creating a more peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous world. This year's IDW will run from February 5 to 11 and is focused on "Go for the Goals", a nod to Canadians' efforts to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

As part of #IDW2023, Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Canada (VWB/VSF) will be hosting two webinars focused on building a more sustainable future. Both of these programs are generously supported by Global Affairs Canada.

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 IDW webinar 1
VWB/VSF Canada has been working to support gender equality throughout Kenya, with a focus on dairy farmers and families. Hear from our Kenya country co-ordinator, Esther Mburu, and volunteer gender specialist, Maureen Tanyai, as they share some of their key learnings and experiences in the field.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 8 @ 11:00 a.m. ET

Where: Virtual

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IDW webinar 2
VWB/VSF Canada is training farmers in Kenya in implementing biogas on their farms; helping to provide them with a sustainable fuel source. Our Kenya country co-ordinator, Esther Mburu, and volunteer environmental specialist, Faith Njeri, discuss their experiences training and how biogas can provide farmers with increased production and profit.

When: Friday, Feb. 10 @ 11:00 a.m. ET

Where: Virtual

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Join us on International Volunteer Day (Dec. 5) for a free virtual event: Committed to Solidarity

Join us on International Volunteer Day (Dec. 5) for a free virtual event: Committed to Solidarity

December 5, 2022 is International Volunteer Day.

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Veterinarians Without Borders Canada deploys help to Romania near Ukraine Border

Veterinarians Without Borders Canada deploys help to Romania near Ukraine Border

Dr. Janet Davis, DVM fills a room with kindness during her time in Romania. “This tiny, emaciated kitten just arrived at the clinic. Nursing such a tiny baby back from the brink of death, it’s something that never gets old."

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    - Madison Russel

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