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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.

What Are The Chances? A Trip To Africa!

A story of how Nic Soontiens and his wife won a trip to Africa with Thrive. Local Grocery Store Visit Turns Into a Trip to Africa When my 11-year old daughter and I popped into Nature’s Way Select Foods & Brewing Supplies located at 2676 County Road 43 in Kemptville, never would

Thrive Student Interns and New Students Interviews

THRIVE INTERNATIONAL Project Information Story Enjoy reading the following interviews to learn more about our recent Thrive students and what they stand for. Each Thrive student was asked the same 6 questions which address their expectations of the school, their family health history and what their future looks like now that they

The Growing Health Seminar – October 2017

Thrive Opens its Doors to 20 New Students The most recent Growing Health Seminar (GHS) started on October 2, 2017. Our training center located in Kitale, Kenya welcomed 12 student interns and 20 new students. Students came from different locations in Africa, specifically Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda. The Growing Health Seminar

An Organics 4 Orphans Thanksgiving Message

HIV Patients - Thanksgiving

Where Is Your Gaze? Everyone enjoys the time of the year when we slow down and reflect on the good things in life. So often our gaze is only on what is up ahead. The holiday of Thanksgiving helps us to slow down. During this time, I reflect on the last forty