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PWRDF is responding to emergencies in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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!


26,839 reasons to be thankful

On Saturday, September 29, something wonderful happened. They came and they rode. Alone and in tandem. From coast to coast, volunteers rolled and walked along scenic roads and paths; Diocesan Representatives and Board members rode to nowhere on stationary bikes at the PWRDF National Gathering in Toronto. Early on Saturday morning, before PWRDF’s annual general meeting, volunteers […]

PWRDF donor enables food distribution in South Sudan

An individual donation of $100,000 to The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s equity in the Canadian Foodgrains Banks has enabled a large food distribution project to continue in the South Sudan, where it is estimated that 63% of the population is facing severe food insecurity. Retired Enbridge executive Richard Bird made the offering to […]

PWRDF responds to disasters in Indonesia and Philippines

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund is responding to two ongoing natural disasters: the earthquake in Indonesia last week, and Super Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines the week before. PWRDF is granting $20,000 to support the work of ACT members in Indonesia and $13,102 to our Filipino partners the Cordillera People’s Alliance and $20,000 […]

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