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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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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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Canadians raise $54,000 for goats

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Zainabu Kilaza and her daughter Mwajuma with one of their goats in Stesheni village of Nachingwea district. Submitted photo

Zainabu Kilaza is a mother of two living in the village of Stesheni in Nachingwea district, Tanzania. Her two dairy goats produce eight litres of […]

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What we learned about food security in 2016

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Rumio Cena will take a week to plow this field once.  It must be plowed three times before the corn is planted.  Photo: Simon Chambers

In response to PWRDF’s Fred Says campaign, the Food Security group at St Laurence Church in Calgary has started to think about food in a new […]

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Food for Work in Haiti

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Workers unload rebuilding supplies in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. Photo: Thomas Lohnes/DKH/ACT

On October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew devastated isolated rural areas of Haiti, destroying homes, crops, roads and other infrastructure.  PWRDF has been and will continue […]

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Starting the Family Garden

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Veliswa and her granddaughter working in their family garden. Photo: Jeanine Cudmore

Veliswa Hlekani took up gardening for her family.  She was diagnosed with HIV in 2009, but it wasn’t until 2015 that she was sick enough […]

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The Seeds of a Cow

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Sweet gourds are a good source of nutrition and income for farmers in Bangladesh. Photo: UBINIG

Champa Begum lives with her husband, Saiful and their younger child on 1/10 of an acre of land in Shalpa Naru village in Bangladesh.   Champa […]

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