Colleen Dyck, a farmer and entrepreneur from Niverville, Manitoba, traveled to western Kenya to live and work alongside small-scale farmer Lucy Anyango.

Walking side by side with Lucy in her daily life in Kenya as a woman, mother, farmer, and community role model felt like a university education all on its own,” Colleen Dyck.

Colleen and Lucy’s experiences were documented in a short film called Common Strength, which explores the important role women play to end hunger in their communities. Watch the trailer below:



Winnipeg, Manitoba: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Join Colleen in at The Park Theatre for the official Winnipeg premiere of Common Strength. Free entry, panel discussion will follow the video. Register here: Common Strength: Winnipeg Premiere

Truro, Nova Scotia: Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Join a group of Truro churches as they host the Nova Scotia launch of Common Strength at Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young Street. Contact Brenda Leenders at [email protected] for more information or to RSVP.

Eckville, Alberta: Friday, October 18, 2019. Join St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church as they host a viewing of the short film followed by a discussion at Eckville Community Centre, 5305-5315 52 Street. Contact Sandy Franklin-Law at [email protected] for more information

Stay tuned for more premiere dates in a city near you!

Do you want to host a Common Strength viewing in your community? Contact us at [email protected] for the video, viewing guide and tips for engaging your audience.