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     Volume 6 Number 1, January 31, 2012

Blogs from the heart of Africa


A group of Canadians are in Uganda, Ghana and Malawi right now helping credit unions transform poverty into prosperity. This issue of  International Dispatch invites you to live vicariously through their daily blogs. Follow the stories of amazing CCA volunteers as they share their knowledge with boards and staff of the credit unions they visit. In this UN International Year of Co-operatives, they are building a better world - one credit union at a time.  



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The coaches celebrate the end of intensive briefings at CCA, hours before departing for their overseas assignments. Check out their blogs at
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Another great online auction is coming!

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) is gearing up for its 2012 Women's Day online auction. The auction will run from March 5 to March 12 and will feature many items from around the globe. CDF is accepting donations of items to feature in the auction. If you have an item you are interested in donating please contact Julie Beckett at julie.beckett@coopscanada.coop 613-238-6711 ext. 242.

 Stay tuned for further information in the weeks to come.   

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This publication is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Cette publication est réalisée avec l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada accordé par l'entremise de l'Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI).