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PWRDF Indigenous Community Development Coordinator visits UNB

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Dr. José Zárate and Bishop David Edwards chat during the World Water Day ceremony at St. Mary’s First Nation in Fredericton.

This story was originally posted on Diocese of Fredericton enews and is reposted here with permission. Ready to board his flight back to Toronto, Dr. […]

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Remembering the generous spirit of Rev. Smitty Kent

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"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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FORT MAC UPDATE: Helping renters and homeowners get home

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#FortMacStrong

Since the devastating and destructive fire of May 2016 in Fort McMurray, Alta., Canadian Anglicans have poured out their generosity through PWRDF relief, raising more […]

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PWRDF announces another $50,000 for East Africa emergency response

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PWRDF is a proud member of CFGB and ACT Alliance.

PWRDF is supporting two more appeals to address the humanitarian crisis in East Africa through our memberships in the Canadian Foodgrains Bank and ACT Alliance. […]

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PWRDF announces $50,000 for famine and drought relief in East Africa

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Aid workers perform intake of South Sudanese refugees at Palorinya refugee camp in Northern Uganda, Feb. 15, 2017, photo courtesy of LWF/ C. Kästner

This story is an update from a previous post. In response to the famine in South Sudan and the drought in Kenya, PWRDF has announced […]

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Waiting to go home: an Iraqi woman’s story

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Wikipedia map

In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL, took over Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq. In less […]

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Women empowering women in Burundi

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“It’s my passion, my hope for all of us to be healthy and educated and to help others." Virginie Nizigama

Virginie Nizigama is one of many exceptional local women who volunteers at the Village Health Works clinic in Kigutu, Burundi. She is a bundle of […]

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Habitat for Humanity joins Pikangikum project

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Residents get water from external tanks at the edge of their property.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is pleased to announce confirmation of a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, to bring clean water to […]

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Bicycles improve health care delivery in Tanzania

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A Community Health Worker

WATCH: Our partners from the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania helped us put this short video together to show the impact of providing Community Health […]

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Healthy births in Rwanda through doctor training

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Dr. Jennifer Werdenberg, Lead Neonatal and Child Health Technical Advisor and Pediatrician at Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Bizuma trains health care professionals in birth interventions.

In Rwanda, PWRDF and Global Affairs Canada are co-funding medical training to reduce infant mortality rates. At the Rwinkwavu District Hospital, about 90 km east […]

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