Upcoming Events

Learn what it’s like to implement water and sanitation projects in lower income countries with Tal Woolsey from CAWST. Tal has worked in development for over 20 years in many different countries. He will take you through what some of his typical days look like and share stories of some of the successes and challenges he has been part of. Tal is currently the VP of Global Services with CAWST and founded the NGO, Clean Water for Haiti.

CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) is a Calgary based charity organization that works to address the global need for safe drinking water and sanitation. 

Date: Oct 13 Time: 6:30-7:30pm Register here

Join us for our AGM and Report to the Community. 

Date: Oct 18 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm.  Assembly Cowork Space (119 14th Street NW Calgary) or online on Zoom. Register here.

HOPEthiopia, Open to Grow and CAUSE Canada, 3 Calgary international development organizations will discuss the impacts of Covid, inflation, supply chain issues and extreme weather events in the countries they work in. Learn about the work these organizations do and how they have adapted to carry out their projects and programs through these challenging times.


Date: Oct 27 Time: 6:30-8:00pm Register here

Previous Events

Inside International Development: Doctors Without Borders-Apr 6 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsBU0Vw4EBM 

Clean Cooking Challenge: Building a Low Power Clean Cooking Device– Jan 26 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckrIBNHuOJA 

Clean Cookstoves in Tanzania- Research Presentation-Nov 24 2021  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwvEtwT4eGs&t=7s

Would you like to learn more about international development or NGOs? 

Fig Tree Foundation offers presentations to groups, organizations and companies that are looking to learn more about international development. Please email media@figtreefoundation.com for more information.