Emergency Response Stories

Livelihoods return to those affected by Nepal floods

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PWRDF has contributed 20,000 Euros ($27,318 Cdn) to help with the response to the devastating floods that ravished the Morang district of Nepal in August […]

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Women at the heart and soul of PWRDF’s work

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Matthew Sawatzky photo

In honour of International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8, PWRDF has assembled a collection of stories from the last year that celebrate the women we […]

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Growing Projects connect farmers and churches to feed people in need

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The West Carleton Growing Project has been supporting PWRDF through the Foodgrains Bank since 2009. The project receives support from surrounding churches and companies. (Photo: Gary Weir)

It is mid-November and Gary Weir is waiting for the right day to harvest his grain corn. It has been a particularly wet season and […]

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‘The happiest day of my life has finally come’

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South Sudanese walk sometimes for more than a day to get to the food distribution site.

PWRDF leading $375,000 food assistance project in South Sudan As winter begins to settle across Canada, hunger persists in South Sudan. PWRDF is leading a […]

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PWRDF responds to Rohingya relief on behalf of Anglicans

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Click on the video image below to watch a slide show from the World Renew project that PWRDF is supporting.

As the devastating stories of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh continue to emerge, PWRDF is pleased to report more than $46,000 in donations have […]

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Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund matching period ends Nov. 28

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Rohingya relief

International Development Minister Marie Claude Bibeau today announced that the federal government will match 1:1 donations to Rohingya relief efforts through its new Myanmar Crisis […]

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