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From surviving to thriving: How investing in Guatemalan women continues to reap dividends

Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Guatemala Stories, Health, Inclusion Stories, Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Microcredit, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Mirsa Godoy

Jeannethe Lara is a Development Program Coordinator for PWRDF. Mirsa Araceli Chinchilla Godoy was born in Josefinos, Guatemala in 1981. Just three months later as […]

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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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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.

Ruth and Vincent live in Mitwizi village as members of the Tukwatirewamu Orphan’s group, whose 30 members are all caregivers of orphans. They have six […]

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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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