The club welcomed Danielle Skogen, the Program Development Director for Canadian Humanitarian and a member of the Medicine Hat Sunrise Rotary club.  Danielle started her presentation by expressing thanks for the opportunity to update us all and apologies from Rotarian Dick Northcott, who was trapped in Fort MacMurray by the weather and couldn't attend. Danielle has been in the International Development business for 9  years, although only this past year with Canadian Humanitarian.  Canadian Humanitarian is a local organized, international non-profit, with operations in Ethiopia, Malawi and Guatemala.
Canadian Humanitarian aims to break the cycle of poverty by starting with children, their education, nutrition and care.  They use an Educational Support Center model, to deal with many aspects of the children in their programs.
Danielle spoke about their "child centered program, support that improves the individual sucess of each child.
Canadian Humanitarian is having a virtual fundraiser, on Friday November 20th.  They would really appreciate the support of Rotarians, so please either donate, check out the silent auction items or buy tickets at the website above.  Danielle explained some of the COVID challenges and answered a few questions.  She was thanked for her great work and excellent presentation by Acting President Terry.