Reaching Zero Percent

New health clinics in Burundi are helping to save the lives of mothers and their babies. Photo: Zaida Bastos

In 2012, the Diocese of Bujumbura in Burundi (a partner with PWRDF and the government of Canada in maternal, newborn and child health work) did […]

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PWRDF Announces $300,000 grant for relief work in Syria region

Maha Haidar, a health and nutrition specialist with International Orthodox Christian Charities, a member of the ACT Alliance, feeds 11-month old Abdul as his mother, Rokaya Al Ali, holds him in the community health center in Kab Elias, a town in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley which has filled with Syrian refugees. Photo: Paul Jeffrey/ACT

PWRDF is contributing $300,000 through the ACT Alliance for continuing relief efforts in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.  Ongoing violence in Syria has displaced about 8 […]

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“We are still here”

Elizabeth and José in their cornfield. Photo: Gillian Hoyer

“When I first met CoCoSI I thought I was going to die very soon,” says Maria (all names have been changed in this story for […]

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Government Matching Funds for Syrian Emergency Relief Work Extended

Noor is fourteen years old and lives together with four families in temporary accommodation in the town hall in Al Toura, close to the Syrian border. "€œI just want to go home, to be in my house, with my friends," Noor says. The young Syrian woman dreams of becoming a journalist. Photo: ACT/Magnus Aronson

The government of Canada announced today that the deadline for matching funds for eligible donations to Canadian agencies working to provide relief to Syrians displaced […]

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Sikitu- No need to complain

Awatu holding her goat Sikitu. Photo: Dismas Menchi

For Awatu Mponda and her grandmother, Fatuma Musa, there is no longer a need to complain about poverty or bad health.  In their language, the […]

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PWRDF provides aid to refugees in Iraq and the Central African Republic

A displaced family of Iraqis welcomes staff from ACT Alliance member Christian Aid into their temporary home. Photo: ACT/Christian Aid/Tracey Shelton

 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his […]

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