Video: Run 2 End Poverty
What is Run to End Poverty?
Run to End Poverty is a Canada wide event that aims to bring people together with a common goal: to eliminate extreme poverty in rural Africa. The system of poverty is incredibly complex. Rather than shying away from this, we've decided to embrace it and courageously commit to systemic thinking and innovative approaches to find impactful and sustainable solutions. Through R2EP we have the opportunity to reach out to thousands of people across the country with the message that we can and that we will defeat poverty. Through incredible programs both in Canada and in Africa , R2EP's support for Engineers for Without Borders has the amazing potential bring about a positive change in our world. Sign up to run and realize the impact you can make!
What do we believe?
Our world is full of unlocked potential and incredible people. We believe that everyone is born equal and shares a common capacity. What is different are the initial conditions and the opportunities we are given. To change this, Engineers Without Borders works in Canada and in Africa to create the right conditions for long term and impactful change. As change agents and thought leaders we can together achieve something truly incredible.
What does running for R2EP mean?
You will be part of a team of compassionate runners taking strides to end extreme poverty. With every dollar raised, with every kilometer trained and with every orange shirt crossing finish lines across the country - R2EP runners just like you, not only help to connect the skills and ambition of our African Partners to real opportunity but also generate an immense level of awareness and understanding in Canada. Sign up to run today!
About Engineers Without Borders Canada
Engineers Without Borders creates opportunities for rural Africans to access clean water, generate an income from small farms, and have improved access to the services and infrastructure they need to improve their lives. We harness the problem-solving approach and creative pragmatism of the Canadian engineering sector to address the root causes of poverty in rural Africa.