Maternal

Realizing women’s full potential in Uganda

Africa Stories, Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Microcredit, Stories by Region, Uganda, Women Stories
Odeta will be harvesting this rice in June 2018.

Odeta is a 23-year-old mother of two living in the Kyankwanzi District of Uganda. She was forced to drop out of school because she was […]

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PWRDF accompanies Indigenous midwives to the UN

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Featured, Inclusion Stories, Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mexico Stories, Newborn and Child Health, Peru Stories, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Tarcila Rivera Zea, from CHIRAPAQ in Peru, listens at the UN.

The rate of maternal and newborn deaths within Indigenous communities around the globe is reported to be significantly higher than the rate for the general […]

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Partners in Health revolutionizes healthcare in Rwanda

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Women Stories
Social worker Isabelle visits mother of four Saidate to provide nutritional counselling.

with files from Partners in Health Nyota Pascaline is a nurse at Nyarubuye Health Center in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. She recently received training […]

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Women at the heart and soul of PWRDF’s work

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Global Stories, Health, Indigenous Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Microcredit, Newborn and Child Health, Uncategorized, Women Stories
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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Protecting the right to a cultural birth

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Featured, Health, Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Mexico Stories, Peru Stories, Reconciliation, Women Stories
Indigenous midwives from Canada, Peru and Mexico gather in Toronto at the International Congress of Midwives.

In the remote Inuit community of Puvirnituq, Quebec, women in their 37th week of pregnancy used to have to fly to either Montreal or Moose Factory […]

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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 joins Foodgrains Bank Rohingya relief effort

Asia Pacific Stories, Bangladesh Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Uncategorized
Rohingya refugees

PWRDF is contributing $20,000 from its Canadian Foodgrains Bank account to a food relief project in Bangladesh being managed by fellow Foodgrains Bank member World […]

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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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