Health

PWRDF responds to floods in Peru

Ecumenical Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Peru Stories, PWRDF News Release
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PWRDF has announced a $20,000 emergency grant in support of the rapid response work of ACT Alliance forum members in the face of devastating floods, […]

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FORT MAC UPDATE: Helping renters and homeowners get home

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Financial Development Stories, Health, Inclusion Stories, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized
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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

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Kenya Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Somalia Stories, South Sudan
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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Waiting to go home: an Iraqi woman’s story

Health, Middle East Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Water Stories, Women Stories
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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

Africa Stories, Burundi Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Women Stories
“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

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Health, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Water Stories
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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Healthy births in Rwanda through doctor training

Africa Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Women Stories
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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Canadians raise $54,000 for goats

Africa Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Tanzania Stories, Women Stories
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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Ride for Refuge and support health workers in Africa

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Rosa's bicycle helps her to cover the more than 1500 square kilometers of her territory as a Community Health Worker in Mozambique. Photo: Zaida Bastos

Rosa is a Community Health Worker in Meconta District in Mozambique. She is the first-line of health information and care to hundreds of pregnant women, […]

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Perfect timing in Uganda

Africa Stories, Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Water Stories
Clean water, good hygiene and sanitation are keys to stopping the spread of cholera. Photo: Julien Harneis (https://www.flickr.com/photos/julien_harneis/589718393)

When PWRDF announced on August 12 that it was sending $30,000 to support relief efforts for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, we had no idea […]

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