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The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund

International Development

Humanitarian Response

Engaging Canadians

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.

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Mapping the Ground We Stand On: A reconciliation workshop

PWRDF is making a world of difference!


Small gardens yield big in Burundi

The Mayengo Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Burundi is filled with displaced people from around Bujumbura who were victims of a landslide in 2015, killing dozens of people and destroying 349 houses, a health centre and a school. The disaster left behind families without anything, not even their basic needs. In March 2018, those […]

Indigenous microfinance organization supports youth entrepreneurs

On a speed boat that’s zooming across the waters of Clayoquot Sound in Tofino, B.C., an employee of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Economic Development Corporation (NEDC) speaks about the impact of their partnership with PWRDF. “It has opened doors for our communities,” says Serena Read, Special Projects Officer with NEDC. “It means we can help new, small […]

Anglican Grow Hope in Manitoba reaps rewards for Foodgrains Bank

The harvest is in, and what a harvest it is! First, $19,814.18 has been deposited into PWRDF’s equity with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. This money will go to feed people, and to help small holder farmers in other parts of the world diversify and grow better crops as well as enhance their livelihoods. People’s generosity […]

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