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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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How bicycles are improving health care delivery

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WATCH: Our partners from the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania helped us put this short video together to show the impact of providing Community Health […]

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“Sewing” the seeds for women 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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Rwandan social workers receive nutrition training to fight malnutrition

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Sylvie Umubyeyi, a Social Worker at Kabarondo Health Center in South Kayonza, Rwanda, says training in nutrition has helped her see the connection between nutrition and overall health.

Sylvie Umubyeyi has been a social worker at Kabarondo Health Center in Kayonza District in eastern Rwanda for five years. She studied social sciences in […]

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A Christmas Message from PWRDF’s Executive Director

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This nativity set was a gift to PWRDF from the Bishop of Masasi, Tanzania.  Photo: Simon Chambers

Good news of great joy for all people. These are words for the ages. My grandfather meditated on these words and told me to never […]

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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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PWRDF announces $30,000 for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

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By early December 2015, Uganda had become home to almost 511,000 refugees and asylum seekers, making it the third largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, after […]

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PWRDF Responds to Crisis in South Sudan

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PWRDF is sending a grant of $20,000 to the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA) to respond to the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. Due […]

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