Stories

Webinar: International Volunteer Day

24 November 2022

As we celebrate International Volunteer Day with Canadians around the world, we invite you to join us on a Webinar on December 5th, 2022 from 12 - 1 pm EST. to contribute to the dialogue on solidarity through volunteering. Register

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Co-op Conversation: International Development – A Co-operative Approach

11 November 2022

The Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (CCSC) monthly Co-op Conversations (formerly named, “Monthly Brown Bag”) is an online gathering for co-operative sector professionals to learn from others in the field and exchange information in a casual setting. This month’s Co-op Conversation featured Qian Wan and his talk, “International Development – A Co-operative Approach”. […]

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Financial Statement 2022

11 November 2022

CDF Financial Statements 2022

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Empowering Women through Market Gardens in Kolda Village in Senegal

7 November 2022

Better yield, extra income, and increased knowledge of production keep women engaged and contained in market gardens in Kolda villages in Senegal this year. The 4R Nutrient Stewardship started less than a year back, aims to educate communities on the 4R principles and sustainably produce vegetables on the garden plot in their homes in the […]

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VOICE Volunteer Experience has Fostered my Personal and Professional Development

7 November 2022

Voice project is a seven-year initiative that is aimed at strengthening the performance of developing country partner (DCP) organizations to advance gender equality and economic empowerment of 50,000 women and men from marginalized communities, in particular young women (target: 60% women and girls), in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and Malawi. Wilver Ongoro, a volunteer with the VOICE project, shares her experience. My six-month […]

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CDF Canada and ACTED to collaborate to Build Sustainable and Resilient Co-op Communities

28 October 2022

CDF Canada is pleased to announce the collaboration with ACTED, Canada, to mutually support cooperative and community-based development, capacity building, agriculture support, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. CDF Canada and ACTED share a common mission to reduce poverty and build inclusive self-reliant, sustainable cooperative communities across the globe. Through this collaboration, CDF Canada and […]

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I believe that learning has to be a continuous and life-long process, and age doesn’t matter

20 October 2022

I was 58 when I applied for the WMP 2016; I was a bit worried that my age would matter. We were 11 lucky applicants – Obee, Esther, and Rhoda from Ghana, Violet and Emily from Kenya, Memory and Chiso from Malawi, Zin from Myanmar, Madhu from Nepal, and Flordeliz and I from the Philippines. […]

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Ukraine: Women in Garment Sector Leading the Change

18 October 2022

War has had an ambiguous effect on changing gender roles in Ukraine. While many men have lost their jobs or joined the military, women are taking on new roles and working multiple jobs to compensate for the lost family income. The consequences of war have disproportionately affected internally displaced persons and marginalized groups, such as […]

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CDF Canada Welcomes Three New Directors to the Board

17 October 2022

Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of three new directors to the board. CDF Canada consists of a dedicated team of co-operative leaders committed to providing stability, advice, and solutions for CDF Canada to move forward and achieve its strategic goals. Ted Pahl, Chief Executive Officer at North Peace Savings in […]

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