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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.

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PWRDF directs $200,000 to COVID-19

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund today announces a plan to allocate $200,000 to respond to COVID-19 around the world and in Canada. The money will be spread across four partners: Village Health Works (Burundi), Partners in Health (global response), ACT Alliance’s Global Appeal and HelpAge Canada, supporting vulnerable seniors here. To address the […]

PWRDF partners preparing for and responding to COVID-19

This article has been updated. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted rapid restrictions around the world. Many of us might turn to our churches for hope and comfort amid the chaos, but worship services have either been modified or in many dioceses, cancelled altogether. We pray that your church is still a source of comfort to […]

Four-year AMCC program comes to a close

In 2016, PWRDF received its largest grant to date from Global Affairs Canada. All Mothers and Children Count was launched to improve maternal, newborn and child health in Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Mozambique. The budget for the program was $20 million, with approximately $3 million coming from PWRDF donors, and the rest from the Government […]

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