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Remembering the generous spirit of Rev. Smitty Kent

Canada Stories, Featured, Local Heroes, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Women Stories
"Smitty" Kent on ordination day

PWRDF was saddened to learn of the passing of the Reverend Jennie Eleanor Kent at the age of 105 on February 22. In 2003, Rev’d […]

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PWRDF announces $40,000 for relief work in Ethiopia

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, PWRDF News Release, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Amene Ahmed working with his cattle in Ethiopia. Photo: Johannes Odé

Amene Ahmed, 22,  lives with his wife and two daughters in Adele in the lowlands of Ethiopia. He works as a farmer and has one […]

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Nepal: One Year Later

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Bhagwati Tamang lays bricks in Jogimara, a village in the Dhading District of Nepal Tamang, an experienced mason, has helped the ACT Alliance train other carpenters and masons in the community so they'll be ready to help construct permanent housing. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey

One year ago today, Kathmandu and the surrounding region in Nepal was devastated by an earthquake that killed over 8000 people, destroyed hundreds of thousands of […]

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Reaching Zero Percent

Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Women Stories
New health clinics in Burundi are helping to save the lives of mothers and their babies. Photo: Zaida Bastos

In 2012, the Diocese of Bujumbura in Burundi (a partner with PWRDF and the government of Canada in maternal, newborn and child health work) did […]

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