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A bit of Canadiana in Africa

1. August 2011

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A bit of Canadiana in Africa

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes, they even come in the form of an iconic part of Canadian culture. One of the projects at Seeds of Change, the Kibale Health and Conservation Project in Uganda, receives a donation of a different kind: tuques made in Vancouver, B.C. They are hand-knitted by Edith Leroy, whose nephew, McGill Anthropology Professor Colin Chapman, co-founded the Kibale Project six years ago.

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Introducing the Kibale Project

14. March 2010

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Introducing the Kibale Project

Founded by two McGill professors, this initiative, located just inside the main gates of the Kibale National Park in Uganda and a mere two-minute walk from the nearest village, provides desperately needed health care to area residents.

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Introducing Seeds of Change: McGill’s newest philanthropic fundraising group

7. December 2009

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Introducing Seeds of Change: McGill’s newest philanthropic fundraising group

McGill students and alumni, please let us introduce ourselves – we’re Seeds of Change, the newest initiative from the McGill Alma Mater Fund, created solely to help the people driving grassroots projects raise funds to make McGill, Montreal, and the world, a better place to live.

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