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Government announces Famine Relief Fund with 1:1 match

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This story has been updated since originally posted. PWRDF is pleased to report that the federal government has today announced they will match funds donated […]

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The toxic triangle of drought, hunger and conflict

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The world is facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War, with more than 20 million people in four countries […]

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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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International Women’s Day March 8

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SDG #5

PWRDF is committed to gender equality, #5 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Check out some of our success stories of women making a […]

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Waiting to go home: an Iraqi woman’s story

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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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Restoring futures in South Sudan

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Orphaned children come to the Women's Community Resource Centre in Bor for literacy classes.

South Sudan may be the newest country in the world, but it’s far from stable. According to the United Nations, in 2013 it had the […]

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Perfect timing in Uganda

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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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