Stories by Janice Biehn

Janice Biehn

PWRDF monitoring recovery efforts in Mexico

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Indigenous Stories, Mexico Stories, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized
Credit: USGS

On the anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that devastated Mexico City, the city again is reeling from a 7.1 magnitude quake that hit Tuesday afternoon. […]

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PWRDF responds to Irma with $40,000 for Cuba and Haiti

Cuba Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Haiti Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, PWRDF News Release
Flooding in Haiti after Hurricane Irma. Christian Aid photo.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has announced an initial grant of $40,000 for immediate response to Hurricane Irma in Cuba and Haiti. PWRDF […]

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PWRDF responds to Nepal appeals for help after flooding

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, PWRDF News Release
Relief material being delivered to the affected people in Jhapa. LWF Nepal photo

PWRDF has pledged a rapid response grant of $25,000 to ACT Alliance to be given to Lutheran World Federation, Nepal Program, in the wake of […]

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Impact of famine on children is lasting

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Women Stories
Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi

Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi of Kapoeta, South Sudan, says she doesn’t want to go to school. It’s not that she doesn’t want to work or to […]

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Ride for Refuge beneficiary gives women a chance to thrive

Africa Stories, Canada Stories, Featured, Microcredit, Mozambique Stories, PWRDF Events, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Elisa Mateus (far right) serves up a tasty plate.

The mouth-watering scent of fresh baking wafts out of the living room of Elisa Mateus, as the Mozambican entrepreneur happily serves lunch to a hungry […]

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PWRDF commits $38,600 to South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Uncategorized, Water Stories
Christian Aid photo

For three months starting today, South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia will have better access to clean water for drinking and sanitation. Approximately 285,809 of the […]

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PWRDF sending funds to Territory of the People to aid BC wildfire

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Western Canada showing Anglican Dioceses.

PWRDF is sending an initial grant of $5,000 to the Diocese of Territory of the People (formerly Diocese of the Anglican Parishes of the Central […]

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