Health

Growing Projects connect farmers and churches to feed people in need

Canada Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Local Heroes
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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Send A Cow Uganda restores health and humanity

Africa Stories, Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, HIV/AIDS Stories, Stories by Region, Uganda
A beneficiary washes dishes using an improved dish rack.

‘My child would not have died if Send a Cow Uganda had come earlier’ Ruth and Vincent live in Mitwizi village as members of the […]

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A bright future for Baby Shining

Africa Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Ruth and her husband holding baby Shining. who is growing well and is pictured at eight months old.

In the June 2017 issue of Under the Sun, we told you about baby Shining, resuscitated at birth by Dr. Jocelyne Uwinkesha, a young Rwandan […]

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PWRDF responds to Nepal appeals for help after flooding

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, PWRDF News Release
Relief material being delivered to the affected people in Jhapa. LWF Nepal photo

PWRDF has pledged a rapid response grant of $25,000 to ACT Alliance to be given to Lutheran World Federation, Nepal Program, in the wake of […]

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Impact of famine on children is lasting

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Women Stories
Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi

Nakuru Lopeeto Lowi of Kapoeta, South Sudan, says she doesn’t want to go to school. It’s not that she doesn’t want to work or to […]

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Pioneering addiction program changing Burmese refugees’ lives

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Canada Stories, Featured, Health, Refugees and Migrants Stories
Pam Rogers visiting the PWRDF office in Toronto.

Mae La Refugee camp on the Thailand/Burma Border is the last place you might expect to see a game of Ultimate Frisbee, but the sport […]

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PWRDF and Diocese of Masasi: a 20-year success story

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Microcredit, Newborn and Child Health, Tanzania Stories, Uncategorized
Farmer and community leader Joyce Mtauka.

In May, Anglican Journal staff writer André Forget travelled with a delegation of PWRDF volunteers to Tanzania, to see first-hand the impact of 20 years […]

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