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PWRDF receives $500,000 donation from the Diocese of Toronto

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Installing solar suitcases in rural health clinics in Mozambique powers lights and charges electronics, allowing babies to be delivered safely at night. Photo: Zaida Bastos

The Diocese of Toronto is making a $500,000 donation from its Our Faith-Our Hope campaign  to PWRDF to support maternal, newborn and child health in […]

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Reflecting on 20 years of Indigenous partnership

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Jose Zarate (far right, standing) received an eagle feather from the Confederation of Mainland Mik'Maw.

Over the last 20 years, I have been honoured and privileged to work side by side with gifted Indigenous community leaders in their projects and […]

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The $25,000 Question

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A cheque repaying a $25,000 loan from PWRDF to the Caixa Nampula. Photo: Simon Chambers

In 1999, PWRDF gave a grant of $50,000 to the Two Rivers Community Development Centre (TRCDC) in Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas […]

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Teaching Language and Culture with Puppets

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Konwennénhon Marion Delaronde with Corn, one of the Three Sisters. Photo: Simon Chambers

Puppets have long been used on television to engage young children while teaching them.  The Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center (KORLCC), a PWRDF partner in […]

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PWRDF Canadian Indigenous Partners’ Roundtable

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The words “Traditional, Self-Sufficient and Progressive”– the vision for the Alexander First Nation– resonated during roundtable discussions involving members of the Primate’s World Relief Development […]

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Supporting Education for Indigenous People in Canada

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Studies show a link between higher education and economic development.  The United Nations lists Universal Primary Education as one of its Millennium Development Goals: “Ensure […]

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