Stories by Janice Biehn

Janice Biehn

The toxic triangle of drought, hunger and conflict

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Food Security Stories, Kenya Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Somalia Stories, South Sudan, Uncategorized

The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War, with more than 20 million people in four countries […]

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VIDEO: HIV/AIDS monitoring tool gratefully received in Burundi

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Cyrill Nitereka, head lab technician at VHW Clinic in Kigutu

“Where there is health there is hope,” is the motto of PWRDF’s Burundi partner, Village Health Works. Until recently, doctors were unable to accurately monitor […]

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Remembering the generous spirit of Rev. Smitty Kent

Canada Stories, Featured, Local Heroes, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Women Stories
"Smitty" Kent on ordination day

PWRDF was saddened to learn of the passing of the Reverend Jennie Eleanor Kent at the age of 105 on February 22. In 2003, Rev’d […]

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FORT MAC UPDATE: Helping renters and homeowners get home

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Financial Development Stories, Health, Inclusion Stories, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized
#FortMacStrong

Since the devastating and destructive fire of May 2016 in Fort McMurray, Alta., Canadian Anglicans have poured out their generosity through PWRDF relief, raising more […]

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PWRDF announces another $50,000 for East Africa emergency response

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Kenya Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Somalia Stories, South Sudan
PWRDF is a proud member of CFGB and ACT Alliance.

PWRDF is supporting two more appeals to address the humanitarian crisis in East Africa through our memberships in the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and ACT Alliance. […]

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

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Kenya Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Uncategorized
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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International Women’s Day March 8

Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Microcredit, Newborn and Child Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Uncategorized, Water Stories, Women Stories, Youth Stories
SDG #5

PWRDF is committed to gender equality, #5 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Check out some of our success stories of women making a […]

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