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PWRDF accepting donations for Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

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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

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PWRDF responds to cyclone disaster

Cyclone Idai has caused loss of life, destruction of property and displacement in the south African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 215 people have been killed by the storm according to official figures in the three countries. Still hundreds more are missing and more than 1.5 million people have been affected, according to […]

From the ground up

It all started with a pair of piglets. Josephine Kizza Aliddeki and her husband John were teachers in Kampala, Uganda in the early ‘80s. But teaching didn’t pay much, so they decided to improve their lot by becoming produce marketers. It was 1984 and they began by buying cereals, maize and beans and selling them […]

New life for women after violence

In the Book of Acts, Dorcas was a woman of great charity who helped widows and may have even been a widow herself. In those days, widows were often poor and isolated. When Dorcas died, she was so mourned by her beneficiaries that the Apostle Peter came to where her body was laid out for […]

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