PWRDF announces $50,000 for famine and drought relief in East Africa

Aid workers perform intake of South Sudanese refugees at Palorinya refugee camp in Northern Uganda, Feb. 15, 2017, photo courtesy of LWF/ C. Kästner

This story is an update from a previous post. In response to the famine in South Sudan and the drought in Kenya, PWRDF has announced […]

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How bicycles are improving health care delivery


WATCH: Our partners from the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania helped us put this short video together to show the impact of providing Community Health […]

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Neonatal training gives babies – and health care professionals – a fighting chance

Dr. Jennifer Werdenberg, Lead Neonatal and Child Health Technical Advisor and Pediatrician at Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Bizuma trains health care professionals in birth interventions.

In Rwanda, PWRDF and Global Affairs Canada are co-funding medical training to reduce infant mortality rates. At the Rwinkwavu District Hospital, about 90 km east […]

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“Sewing” the seeds for women in South Sudan

Orphaned children come to the Women's Community Resource Centre in Bor for literacy classes.

South Sudan may be the newest country in the world, but it’s far from stable. According to the United Nations, in 2013 it had the […]

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How improved access to prenatal care is saving lives in Burundi

A free ride in an ambulance to the Village Health Works clinic helped save Delphine Nikobamye's life.

Delphine Nikobamye lives in Kabwayi colline in Burundi. The communes of Burundi are divided into 2,639 “collines” (the French word for hills). She is 28 […]

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Rwandan social workers receive nutrition training to fight malnutrition

Sylvie Umubyeyi, a Social Worker at Kabarondo Health Center in South Kayonza, Rwanda, says training in nutrition has helped her see the connection between nutrition and overall health.

Sylvie Umubyeyi has been a social worker at Kabarondo Health Center in Kayonza District in eastern Rwanda for five years. She studied social sciences in […]

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