Stories by Simon Chambers

Simon Chambers

PWRDF Announces More Funds for South Sudan Relief

Wilma Kramer prepares food inside a camp for internally displaced families in Yei, South Sudan. The camp holds Nuer families who took refuge there in December 2013. The ACT Alliance is providing psycho-social services in the camp, including safe places for children to enjoy being children. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, South Sudan, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

As the situation for civilians in South Sudan continues to worsen, PWRDF has sent new grants for relief work in Darfur and within South Sudan […]

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The Motorcycle Lady

Lucia Simba and her motorcycle visit remote communities on behalf of EHALE, a PWRDF partner in Mozambique, bringing health information and care.  Photo: Simon chambers
Africa Stories, Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mozambique Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

Lucia Simba has a very large job.  As the District Assistant for Meconta District in Mozambique, she supports over 100 community health workers and home […]

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Building the Whole Community Together

Ngendakumana Adèle and her husband Francois working in their field. Photo: Francois Ndibwami
Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Food Crisis Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

Ngendakumana Adèle is the head of one of 600 families in the Diocese of Gitega, Burundi who have been given starter seed and animals and […]

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PWRDF Responds to Burundi Landslides

Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

On the night of February 9, the region surrounding Bujumbura, the capital city of Burundi, was hit by “one of the most heavy rain falls […]

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Give us Your Poor, Your Rejected… Pineapples

Filipino farmers, fishers, craftspeople, and business owners are getting back to work as the recovery from Typhoon Haiyan continues. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Philippines, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

PWRDF has contributed $100,000 to the Episcopal Church of the Philippines for their disaster response project which is supporting farmers, artisans, and others to rebuild […]

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Birth on the River

A pregnant mother is going to the Upazila Health Complex in Shahjadpur, Sirajganj, Bangladesh on a boat ambulance. Photo: UBINIG
Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Stories by Region, Women Stories

A story from our partners at UBINIG Shahana, a 26-year old woman from Bantiar village in Bangladesh, experienced PWRDF’s bicycle and boat ambulances in a […]

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Primate Sends Letter to Prime Minister Harper on South Sudan

Hundreds of South Sudanese fleeing the violence in their country are arriving at the Kakuma Refugee Camp each day. Photo: NCCK
Africa Stories, Campaigns and Advocacy Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and President of the PWRDF Board of Directors has signed a letter from PWRDF and […]

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