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The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund

International Development

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The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is the Anglican Church of Canada’s agency for sustainable development and relief. Through the support of Anglican parishes across Canada, PWRDF makes financial and human resources available to partners around the world working to improve health, food security and livelihoods for vulnerable people.

Working towards a truly just, healthy and peaceful world.
Micah 6:8

Celebrating 60 years of commitment and connection

People, Partners and Progress: 60 stories for 60 years

PWRDF is making a world of difference!


New clinic in Mozambique restores dignity to women’s healthcare

In October 2018, PWRDF announced it was building with partner EHALE three Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) dispensaries in Nampula Province, Mozambique. Now with one dispensary open for business, mothers and children are getting the healthcare they desperately need. These dispensaries would not be possible without the support of PWRDF’s incredible donors. During the […]

PWRDF intern takes on I Care campaign

Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Ottawa along with nine young adults to participate in the Canadian Foodgrains Bank/World Renew’s 2019 Justice Leadership Trip. This is an opportunity for young adults who have already finished their studies or are close to graduation, to meet decision-makers in Parliament, become acquainted with Parliamentary procedure […]

Boreholes, bright lights and bicycles: PWRDF improves healthcare in rural Tanzania

In Mindu Village, Tanzania, access to clean, safe water used to be a daily challenge. But with the installation of 25 boreholes with PWRDF’s partner the Diocese of Masasi, through the All Mothers and Children Count project, more than 8,000 households and 33,000 community members now have clean water every day. Before the boreholes were drilled, […]

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