Stories by Simon Chambers

Simon Chambers

Irrigation Solution

Food Crisis Stories, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Water Stories
Irma Gonon and her family use the water storage system behind them to irrigate their crops and provide water for their home. Photo: Elsa Tesfay

Even after you’ve learned new farming techniques, it’s hard to grow enough food to feed and support your family without enough water to help the […]

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Support in a time of crisis

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Crisis Stories, Photo Essays, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Rose preparing food for her family in Mundri, South Sudan, where she fled during the violence. Photo: Paul Jeffrey

When Rose Apol fled from her home in Malakal, South Sudan, she didn’t know what would happen.  She trusted that she would be able to […]

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PWRDF provides water supplies to 50,000 people in Tanzania

Africa Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Tanzania Stories, Water Stories
A boy pumps water in Ruponda, Tanzania. A new borehole in the village provides water for 3000 people. Photo: Zaida Bastos

For women in 12 villages in rural Tanzania, life is getting better.  Before PWRDF and the Diocese of Masasi, with funding from the Department of […]

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PWRDF and DFATD Begin 5-year $17.7 million Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Program

Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Featured, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mozambique Stories, PWRDF News Release, Rwanda, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Tanzania Stories
Young children in Burundi eating a meal prepared by their mothers, who are part of a nutrition course provided by the Diocese of Bujumbura, a PWRDF partner. Photo: Zaida Bastos

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is pleased to announce a new joint program with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development […]

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PWRDF Announces $15,000 in relief funding after Saskatchewan Wildfires

Canada Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Diocese of Saskatchewan Crest

“As of last Friday [July 3, 2015] there were 5,588 evacuees due to forest fires,” said Bishop Michael Hawkins of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in […]

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PWRDF Announces $10,000 in Relief Funds as Instability continues in Burundi

Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Act Alliance Logo

Political unrest in the east African country of Burundi after mass protests and a failed coup attempt has driven thousands of Burundians to flee both […]

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Rebuilding Moktan-Tole Village

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
PWRDF's Naba Gurung (left) talking with villagers in Moktantole, Nepal amid the wreckage of their houses. The building behind is the temporary housing built by the villages with supplies provided by ACT.

Naba Gurung, PWRDF’s Humanitarian Response Coordinator, arrived in Nepal on May 14, just after the second major earthquake struck. Now back in Canada, he describes […]

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Nepal bulletin insert for May 24 available

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
PWRDF is contributing to the ACT Alliance response to the Nepal earthquakes. Here's how we're helping. Infographic: ACT

As aftershocks continue to cause fear and damage in Nepal, PWRDF is providing relief supplies through the ACT Alliance.  Shelter, food, clean water and sanitation, […]

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