PWRDF supports partners in Canada and throughout the world who are implementing grassroots solutions relevant to the particular needs and situation of their local communities. This approach empowers communities to take a leading role in their own development, which ultimately moves them closer to a place of sustainability and self-sufficiency. PWRDF believes this grassroots, capacity-building approach is crucial is fostering a culture where communities are empowered to build their own success and well being.
PWRDF partners are drawn from Anglican churches, ecumenical organizations and community-based groups.
Our programs address:
- Preventive Health
- Food Security and Climate Change Mitigation
- Indigenous Communities
- Empowering women
- Disaster Response and Humanitarian Relief
- Accompanying Refugees
Some PWRDF programs receive funding from Global Affairs Canada, a department of the government of Canada. These programs match PWRDF donations at a ratio ranging from 3:1 to 6:1, depending on the program.
Download a PDF detailing PWRDF’s 2016-2017 development programs and relief efforts.