A CanAssist success story ….
– Issues of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence including drowning and crocodile attacks are also are beginning to receive due attention/mitigation measures in discussions of women and children health. Also important to note is that women and children are relieved of labour, distance and time they walk daily in obtaining this basic resource. The beneficiaries are now able to translate the time and workload they usually face into education and other socio-economic developments.
Every once and awhile, if you are lucky, you meet a truly caring, selfless person. Even better if such a person has a sense of humour, wisdom, and a set of skills he or she can share with their community.
Physician John Geddes is one such person. I was fortunate to be able to work with him in Kingston, ON, and learned of his CanAssist program. Unlike a…