Stories by Simon Chambers

Simon Chambers

PWRDF Sends Funds to Aid Displaced People in Iraq

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Emergency Response Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Theme

PWRDF has announced an initial grant of $10,000 through the ACT Alliance to provide aid to some of the over one million people displaced following […]

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The $25,000 Question

A cheque repaying a $25,000 loan from PWRDF to the Caixa Nampula. Photo: Simon Chambers
Canadian Indigenous Stories, Microcredit, Mozambique Stories, Stories by Region

In 1999, PWRDF gave a grant of $50,000 to the Two Rivers Community Development Centre (TRCDC) in Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas […]

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PWRDF Sends Initial $25,000 to Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza

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Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

PWRDF has announced an initial grant of $25,000 to the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) appeal through the ACT Alliance to support the continuing work of […]

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PWRDF Launches $400,000 Food Project in South Sudan

With two full meals a day, students like these in South Sudan will be able to focus on their studies rather than their empty bellies. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

Over the next few months, PWRDF, with Finn Church Aid (FCA) and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) will support over 10,000 people who have been […]

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Back on her Feet

Agita (right) and her goats. Goat milk is an important nutritional staple for people living with HIV in Mozambique. Photo: Zaida Bastos.
Africa Stories, HIV/AIDS Stories, Mozambique Stories, Stories by Region

Agita is a woman living in the district of Mogoolas in Mozambique.  In March 2013 she fell very ill. As her health deteriorated, her husband […]

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Building New Houses in Bohol

Families on Bohol have made their homes in whatever materials they have available. Photo: BPADC
Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Philippines, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

On October 15, 2013—just 3 weeks before Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region—the island of Bohol in the Philippines was hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake […]

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