About WES

About WES

WES, The Wiltshire Education Society, was created in 2013 by a small group of Nanaimo, British Columbia citizens committed to enabling disadvantaged youth internationally gain new hope through education.  WES is a non‑profit, non‑political and non‑religious organization, and is a registered Society (#S-0061453) under the BC Societies Act. Our objective is to enable disadvantaged youth internationally gain new hope through education.  We are also pleased and honoured that Captain Trevor Greene and his wife, Debbie Greene, have graciously agreed to continue to be the WES Honorary Patrons.

2017-2018 WES Board of Directors:

President: Graham Pike
Recorder: Norma MacSween
Treasurer: Tracey Collins 

 Our Honorary Patrons

Trevor and Debbie Greene

Captain Charles Trevor Greene is a writer, journalist and former officer in the Canadian Forces who sustained a massive brain injury after a much publicized attack in 2006 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He is the recipient of many awards and his remarkable journey to recovery has been documented in film and print, Captain Trevor and Debbie Greeneincluding a recent book co-authored with his wife, Debbie, March Forth: The Inspiring True Story of a Canadian Soldier’s Journey of Love, Hope and Survival. The Greenes have established a fund providing scholarships for women in conflict zones to become teachers and to ensure that children have access to education to break the cycle of poverty that makes them beholden to their oppressors.

For further information on the Greenes and their story, see “The Greene Family Education Initiative Fund

 

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