Burma Stories

PWRDF responds to Rohingya relief on behalf of Anglicans

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Click on the video image below to watch a slide show from the World Renew project that PWRDF is supporting.

As the devastating stories of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh continue to emerge, PWRDF is pleased to report more than $46,000 in donations have […]

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Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund matching period ends Nov. 28

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Rohingya relief

International Development Minister Marie Claude Bibeau today announced that the federal government will match 1:1 donations to Rohingya relief efforts through its new Myanmar Crisis […]

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PWRDF joins Foodgrains Bank Rohingya relief effort

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Rohingya refugees

PWRDF is contributing $20,000 from its Canadian Foodgrains Bank account to a food relief project in Bangladesh being managed by fellow Foodgrains Bank member World […]

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Pioneering addiction program changing Burmese refugees’ lives

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Pam Rogers visiting the PWRDF office in Toronto.

Mae La Refugee camp on the Thailand/Burma Border is the last place you might expect to see a game of Ultimate Frisbee, but the sport […]

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Expanding addiction treatment options in Burma

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Acupuncture is one of the detoxification methods used by DARE workers. Photo: DARE

The Drug Addiction Recovery and Education (DARE) Network is opening the first comprehensive non-medical addiction treatment centre in Burma,  made possible by a ceasefire agreement […]

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DARE to Make a Difference

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Teen participants in a DARE program. Photo: DARE

“Drugs and alcohol are a coping mechanism,” says Pam Rogers of the Drug Addiction Recovery and Education (DARE) Program that works with Karen refugee and […]

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Transforming the Destruction of Addiction into Hope and Happiness

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Zou Zou came to Thailand in 2008 at the age of 25.  He arrived in Thailand after spending some years working  in a restaurant in […]

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