PWRDF announces $30,000 for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

By early December 2015, Uganda had become home to almost 511,000 refugees and asylum seekers, making it the third largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, after Ethiopia and Kenya.  There is currently a massive influx of refugees from South Sudan into Uganda. Due to recent violent clashes, 43,179 new arrivals are reported to have entered Uganda between the 7th and 26th of July 2016 compared to 33,308 received since January 2016.

Nyumazi Reception Center Adjumani Refugee Settlement, Uganda

Nyumazi Reception Center
Adjumani Refugee Settlement, Uganda (Photo: Act Alliance)

PWRDF is responding to this need through the ACT Alliance with a grant of $30,000 as part of a larger program to provide hygiene items, blankets, clothing, and kitchen kits, build communal shelters for the most vulnerable, build community and school latrines, construct 12 classrooms and 450 3-seater school desks, provide inclusive learning and teaching materials, and offer teacher trainings in refugee context. This grant is in addition to the of $20,000 PWRDF provided to the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA) in July to respond to the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

You can support PWRDF’s efforts in Uganda:

Online:
You can designate your online donation for “South Sudanese in Uganda”.              

By Phone:
For credit card donations contact:
Jennifer Brown
ext. 355;
Please do not send your credit card number by email or fax.

By Mail:
Please make cheques payable to “PWRDF”, mark them for “South Sudanese in Uganda” and send them to:
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund
The Anglican Church of Canada
80 Hayden Street
Toronto, Ontario  M4Y 3G2

 PWRDF Donations Contact:
Jennifer Brown
ext. 355;

 PWRDF Humanitarian Response Coordinator:
Naba Gurung
ext. 321;

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