Jaclyn Holdsworth


40 pounds. That’s how much a mother in rural Kenya may carry on her back, walking for hours, to bring water home to her family – water that is often not clean. This momentous task often prevents girls from going to school, taking up precious time. Last Thursday I led […]

My Canadian Water Walk


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Since my trip to Kenya, almost two years ago,  I have been raising funds for clean water projects Kenya, and am happy to say that I am wrapping up my fundraiser, having spoken to over ten groups and raised $3 775.09. I am able to bring this fundraiser to a close with […]

Thank you!


Since returning from my trip to Kenya the summer of grade nine, I’ve had the honour of speaking to over ten groups about my outlook on life, experience in Kenya, and my ongoing initiatives. If you would like to see it, I have a recording of it below! If you […]

I sure like to talk!



For all of the people who’ve awesomely bought African Honey from me, or partaken in my bake sales, here is the recipe for the delicious honey cookies! They do an amazing job of taking on the African Honey’s flavour, and taste a bit like molasses cookies!   Ingredients 1/2 cup softened […]

Honey Cookies


This is another delicious recipe made from the African Honey! I had it out at the BBQ fundraiser, for any who attended. It makes a delicious BBQ sauce! Makes about a cup.  Keeps in the fridge for several months, if you don’t eat it first! HEAT IN A POT: 4 […]

African Bronze Burger Sauce


Hey! Here’s one of the writing pieces that I submitted, which got me a $250 bursary: I’m just like everybody else. An odd way to introduce a piece about my life, and what makes me unique, no? But it’s very much true; I didn’t have an answer when I was […]

Bursary Submission Written Piece