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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.” – 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!


Neonatal clinic in Burundi saving babies

Muhimpundu Eduige was suffering from a fever and malaria, not an ideal condition when you’re in labour. She was rushed to the Kigutu Hospital in Burundi, which recently added a neonatal wing with support from PWRDF and its partner Village Health Works. As soon as her baby was born, he was whisked away by medical […]

Clare cares! PWRDF Youth Council member to work on Foodgrains campaign

In July, PWRDF participated in the launch of the “I Care Campaign,” a Canadian Foodgrains Bank led initiative. The goals of the campaign are to increase Canadians’ awareness about and support for Canadian aid and to advocate with the Government of Canada for increased aid levels. The campaign is responding to what has been a […]

Making health care more accessible in Mozambique

In Mozambique, it’s not uncommon for a mother with a sick child to have to walk between buildings in sweltering heat or pouring rain to receive the treatment her child needs. Or for a woman to meet with a doctor outside, the shade of a tree her only privacy. The design of healthcare infrastructure here […]

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