Change for Children supports sustainable community development in Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean. It is through partnerships with community groups and individuals who are advocating for southern communities, that we stimulate positive, long-term social change. In solidarity with southern partners who are committed to pursuing sustainable solutions, Change for Children is committed to understanding what our role is, as Canadians, in the struggle to alleviate global poverty. Change for Children does not have offices in the developing world; instead, we support and empower local organizations who apply local knowledge and skills to solve problems and improve their communities. It is in this way that sustainable solutions are developed.
Vision Statement: Human Dignity, Healthy Communities, Global Justice
Mission Statement: To build civil society capacity in the global south and Canada to promote health, human rights and create solutions to poverty through sustainable development.
To identify in cooperation with the indigenous people of other countries the root causes of their poverty and to assist them in finding long-term solutions;
To support projects in various parts of the developing world which lead to self-sufficiency and a more just distribution of the world's resources;
To maximize the effectiveness of each donated dollar by applying to government agencies for matching grants and by ensuring appropriate administration of funds; and,
To educate Canadians about the developing world to bring about an awareness of our global interdependence and solicit support for greater justice and equity.
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