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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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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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What we learned about food security in 2016

Food Security Stories
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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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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Food for Work in Haiti

Emergency Response Stories, Food Security Stories, Haiti Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
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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Living with HIV: Nombulelo’s story

Africa Stories, HIV/AIDS Stories, South Africa Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme
Nombulelo Nolihle Yose

December 1 is World AIDS Day.  This year, PWRDF wants to share with you the story of Nombulelo Nolihle Yose, a staff member at the […]

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