Stories by Simon Chambers

Simon Chambers

Improving her life through peanuts

Africa Stories, Food Crisis Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Tanzania Stories, Women Stories

Petronila Mbaga is a middle aged peanut farmer living in the District of Nachingwea in Tanzania.  All her life she was caring for her disabled […]

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PWRDF announces $30,000 for relief in Iraq

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
ACT member LWF assisiting IDPs in Northern Iraq. Photo: ACT/LWF/Saad Gedeon

In the wake of continuing violence in Iraq caused by war with neighbouring countries as well as internal political and ethnic conflicts, PWRDF has announced […]

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Responding to Typhoon Goni

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Philippines, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Photo: SSEC/CIMSS, University of Wisconsin–Madison from

On August 16, 2015, typhoon Goni (known locally in the Philippines as Ineng) made landfall in the Central Luzon area of the Philippines.  The area, […]

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2015 Christmas Cards Available

Financial Development Stories
"Nativity Play" (left) and "Holy Family" Christmas cards are now available.

These beautiful Christmas cards are a wonderful way to spread the word about The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s important work and to support […]

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PWRDF supported work in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
A girl writes on the chalkboard during class in a school in a settlement of Syrian refugees in Minyara, a village in the Akkar district of northern Lebanon. Photo:ACT/Paul Jeffrey

PWRDF has been supporting relief efforts in Syria and the surrounding countries since 2012.  In 2015, PWRDF has sent $125,000 through the ACT Alliance and […]

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Relief supporting development in Bangladesh

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Taking a boat to get to the flooded daighor in Chakaria, Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Heavy monsoon rains and cyclones have caused flash flooding in Bangladesh, causing widespread damage to homes, crops, and communities.  PWRDF is responding through long-term partner […]

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