The ME to WE youth delegation’s trip to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China is full of surprises: learning about China’s tea culture, making dumplings, painting, and of course, watching some incredible games! Our youth delegates, who are from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Kenya now have a deeper understanding of […]
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Think of the Olympics. Now, imagine a completely eco-friendly and sustainable Olympic village. And events that range from traditional Olympic sports to workshops that promote healthy lifestyles for young athletes—all of whom are between the ages of 15 and 18. This and so much more will come to life at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic […]
When it comes to creating change, Canadian rapper and record producer Kardinal Offishall knows that teamwork is the best route to success.
We were so honoured to have education activist Malala Yousafzai join us in Kenya on her first trip to Africa!
The school year may be wrapping up, but there’s no better time to gear up with supplies than right now! That’s why we’re so excited to announce that our brand-new line of socially-conscious school supplies are now available at Staples locations across Canada and staples.ca!
School might just be letting out this month, but here at ME to WE we’re already gearing up for fall! That’s why we’re so excited to be partnering with Staples and Acco to launch our first line of eco-friendly school supplies with an impact!
Forty-year-old Rahab Sopiato gave birth to the first of three children when she was just 12. She bursts out laughing when I ask what happened to the father (so do all the women sitting around her with colourful beads on their laps), but makes it clear that he didn’t stick around, so she scratched out […]
Mama Margaret has eight children. And like any mother, her greatest wish is for them to be happy, healthy and have everything they need. Today, this dream has come true. Since Margaret joined ME to WE Artisans, she now has a market for her traditional Maasai beading, a skill passed down from generation to generation […]
Narripol Pariken wanted to be a nurse. But her parents sent her to marry at 16, as is custom in her Kenyan village of Sikirar, and she dropped out of school after Grade 6.