Author: Kerri Roberts

A Decade to Remember Part 4

The year 2013 involved the development of many partnerships. Overall, partnerships were created in three different countries. The first being a Canadian NGO called Bopoma Villages, located in Zimbabwe. Their mission involves overcoming poverty by equipping people with the tools to do it themselves.

A Decade to Remember – Part 3

As the year 2010 wrapped up and we welcomed a new year, we also welcomed a new big idea. The third big idea focused on natural medicine. During 2011 we developed a variety of projects with HIV support groups. As we collected results and studied these groups

A Decade to Remember – Part 2

Decade to Remember

A Decade to Remember Continues As we focused on the continent of orphans, we realized that there were many more problems. These problems involved food security, nutritional deficiencies, contagious and deadly diseases. Incorporating all issues, we developed the idea of Growing Health as a solution for the world’s poorest continent. Good news

A Decade to Remember – Part 1

Decade to Remember

Our 10th Anniversary - A Blog Series Often we look back and wonder where the past few years have gone. This is especially true for Thrive as we celebrate our 10th anniversary. The last decade has involved a lifetime of amazing progress and wonderful experiences. Continue to follow us through our

Hope For Those Who Face An HIV Death Sentence

HIV group in Africa

Hopelessness Today AIDS is brought to the attention of those around the world as a health awareness day. For those suffering from HIV knowing that the world is interested in their plight is encouraging. Often people with this disease struggle with feelings of hopelessness and rejection. 2.1 Million African Children Infected

My African Adventure

Meet Lea Apostoleris My name is Lea Apostoleris. I have been Atlantic Canada’s territory representative with Purity Life for almost ten years now! I am proud to have grown, over the years, alongside such a great company. Because of our mutual values, commitment, passion, and integrity, rather than drifting apart, Purity

What Do You Do With Poo?

Compost Toilets in Africa

Where Does Your Poo Go? Sunday was World Toilet Day. For those of us from the west, this sounds like a strange thing to draw attention to. But for us at Thrive, thinking about toilets and the poo that goes into them grabs our attention. Continue reading to find out how

The Double-Edged Sword of Antibiotics

Antibiotics risks of drug resistance, WHO

Will You Win the 50/50 Antibiotic Lottery? Just this morning I was talking to a friend who was vacationing down south. She mentioned how quickly a bug had gotten into her system, pushing her body temperature to 104 degrees. She went to a local medical clinic, got a round of antibiotics

Five Disease-Fighting Foods Used As Medicine

Easy to Grow, Disease-Fighting Foods For the last 30 years, forward-thinking doctors have been treating patients with disease-fighting food. In order to build strong immune systems, doctors agree that the following 5 disease-fighting vegetables are most beneficial if eaten on a daily basis. Additionally, these super vegetables contain the highest protective

Pokot County Project Rewarded With Tools

THRIVE INTERNATIONAL Project Information Story Visitation and Inspection of 2 Month-Old Pokot County Project, Kenya, East Africa Mamas Take Over the Land On August 22, the Thrive international team set out on a journey to the Pokot County project that was established in June 2017. Mr. Boaz Oduor, Mr. Jacob Latodo and Mr.