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Aug. 13, 2018
That’s something most people affected with leprosy can repeat over and over again. The chronic, infectious disease has left them shunned, cast out of their homes, without family, without friends, clustered in colonies with others suffering from the same disease.
Today, tens of thousands of people across the globe suffer from leprosy, also known as Hansen's Disease. This bacterial infection initially does not have symptoms and typically remains this way for 5 to 20 years. It not only affects the skin and destroys nerves, but it also brings incredible, unbearable...
Aug. 6, 2018
At GFA World in Stoney Creek, we have begun a summer tradition, a free Neighbourhood Pancake Breakfast held at GFA World
July 30, 2018
Higher than the entire population of Canada is today’s estimated global slave population. Slavery may long have been officially outlawed but numerically, the...
July 16, 2018
The Strawberry Festival, a 2-day street fair held in Olde Downtown Stoney Creek. For the first time GFA World had a booth at the Strawberry Festival
July 9, 2018
Despite improvements in some parts of the globe, the World Bank says "extreme poverty remains unacceptably high." Globally, 1 in 10 is below the poverty line...
June 25, 2018
Finding Solutions to Humanity’s Need for Pure, Safe Water
June 20, 2018
Malaria. Though eradicated in many developed nations, malaria still claims thousands of lives around the world. One victim who survived this mosquito-borne d...