Women Stories

A bright future for Baby Shining

Africa Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Ruth and her husband holding baby Shining. who is growing well and is pictured at eight months old.

In the June 2017 issue of Under the Sun, we told you about baby Shining, resuscitated at birth by Dr. Jocelyne Uwinkesha, a young Rwandan […]

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Impact of famine on children is lasting

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Women Stories
Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi

Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi of Kapoeta, South Sudan, says she doesn’t want to go to school. It’s not that she doesn’t want to work or to […]

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Ride for Refuge beneficiary gives women a chance to thrive

Africa Stories, Canada Stories, Featured, Microcredit, Mozambique Stories, PWRDF Events, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Elisa Mateus (far right) serves up a tasty plate.

The mouth-watering scent of fresh baking wafts out of the living room of Elisa Mateus, as the Mozambican entrepreneur happily serves lunch to a hungry […]

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PWRDF Indigenous Community Development Coordinator visits UNB

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Ecological Justice, Field Blog, Indigenous Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Uncategorized, Water Stories, Women Stories
Dr. José Zárate and Bishop David Edwards chat during the World Water Day ceremony at St. Mary’s First Nation in Fredericton.

This story was originally posted on Diocese of Fredericton enews and is reposted here with permission. Ready to board his flight back to Toronto, Dr. […]

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Remembering the generous spirit of Rev. Smitty Kent

Canada Stories, Featured, Local Heroes, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Women Stories
"Smitty" Kent on ordination day

PWRDF was saddened to learn of the passing of the Reverend Jennie Eleanor Kent at the age of 105 on February 22. In 2003, Rev’d […]

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