Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLMarch 2023

Women Farmers, Sustainable Agriculture, and The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund

Last summer, I planted some lettuce and chard on the balcony of my apartment, and enjoyed fresh lettuce on egg salad sandwiches and steamed chard …

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Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandFebruary 2023

Maison Dorcas / City of Joy Project

In the Book of Acts, Dorcas was a woman of great charity who helped widows and may have even been a widow herself. In those …

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Janice BiehnEastern Newfoundland and Labrador

PWRDF Mapping Exercise Trains Eastern Newfoundland Facilitator

Shortly after the historic apology by Primate Michael Peers in 1993 for the legacy of the Anglican Church’s involvement in residential schools, the Primate’s World …

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Josephine Kizza, Director of St. Jude Family Projects, Uganda
Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLDecember 2022

Hope For the Future

When Josephine Kizza Aliddeki started an organic farming project in Uganda, she named it St. Jude for the patron saint of hopeless causes. However, since …

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PWRDF Hunger Crisis Ad
Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandNews

Help For Humanitarian Crises

Globally, we were making progress in our campaign to end hunger, until recently! According to the World Food Programme, 50 million people are currently facing …

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Health care professionals in Kyiv
Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLJune 2022

Why I Support PWRDF

Supporting PWRDF is one way of enacting several of the Anglican Marks of Mission: responding to human need by loving service, seeking to challenge violence …

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Agricultural Education Initiatives to Address Hunger and Fight Climate Change
Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandMay 2022

Agricultural Education Initiatives to Address Hunger and Fight Climate Change

In our part of the world, springtime is the season of new birth; the earth reawakens after a long winter’s sleep, as we walk outside …

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Amy Abbink and Titus Semple with the air shipment to Kingfisher Lake
Janice BiehnApril 2022

Responding to COVID-19 in Indigenous Communities

In consultation with Archbishop Mark MacDonald and the Primate, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, PWRDF is forwarding an in-Canada emergency grant of $50,000 to support northern Indigenous …

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In El Salvador, César Gàmez of PWRDF partner CoCoSI leads gender workshops with young children.
Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLMarch 2022

“She Thinks All People Are Equal!” PWRDF and Gender Equality

While conducting storytelling research in rural Zimbabwe in the early 1990s, I was approached by a woman who said, “Look at me!  I’ve worked all …

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Displaced Yemenis await emergency food distribution by PWRDF and the Canadian Foodgrains bank in 2018
Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandFebruary 2022

Love Thy Neighbour: Welcoming the Stranger and Supporting Refugees

February is the month when the world celebrates love, but God’s love is all around us every minute, of every day, of every month, of …

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