Mike was one of the students who visited Katesh in March 2019. He was asked to reflect on his visit. I want to start off by thanking every single one of you who was a part of my incredible trip
Being a CHES girl is rigorous and demanding. Free time is at a premium and even when it is available, is often used for extra study. In Tanzania, Irene Peter, who has just turned 17, is in Form IV at
As you are aware, people worldwide have been impacted by COVID-19. In both Kenya and Tanzania all schools were ordered closed on March 18 and have remained closed in order to prevent the spread of the virus. All students, whether
Amid the dangers and restrictions of Covid 19, the 5th annual Tomatoes for Tanzania sale held in Saskatchewan, on May 15 was an outstanding success, but a very different occasion from the sometimes boisterous social affairs of previous sales. Set-up
Tanzania celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8. The evening before, Naomi arrived at CHES House with a seamstress who measured us briefly and left. By 8 a.m. the next morning, we were presented with a dress for Catriona and a
On March 8, just before the virus put a stop to large gatherings, CHES celebrated International Women’s Day with a dinner/fundraiser at the Sapperton Hall in New Westminster. His Excellency John Lanyasunya, the Kenyan High Commissioner, spoke about the importance
The students have been sending hand written letters. This month, meet Fabiola Silvester! Stay tuned for more messages from the students. We will post them as they are delivered on the Success Stories page of our site.
The CHES Spring, 2020 Newsletter has been published! Click here to read all the latest news. Our newsletter is circulated semi-annually and the latest edition is #70. If you’d like to subscribe to our email list please click the MailChimp
Congratulations to Lorrie Williams, New Westminster’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. Lorrie has contributed a great deal to the city and is certainly a most deserving citizen to receive this award. Lorrie Williams founded CHES in 1985 after serving a
The CHES Winter, 2020 Newsletter has been published! Click here to read all the latest news. Our newsletter is circulated semi-annually and the latest edition is #69. If you’d like to subscribe to our email list please click the MailChimp below.