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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Janice BiehnJanuary 2022

NL Dioceses Invest In The Future With PWRDF’s World of Gifts

Whether planting seedlings in Uganda or breadfruit trees in Haiti, preparing gift bags for new babies in Lesotho or teaching gender rights in El Salvador, ...
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Photo of two women with a goat
Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLDecember 2021

PWRDF Addresses Climate Change

Whether it is environmental activists like 95-year-old Sir David Attenborough and 18-year-old Greta Thunberg, or politicians speaking at COP26 in Glasgow, the message is clear. ...
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Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandCentral Newfoundland

Helping Others With The World of Gifts

One of the things I look forward to at this time of year, is receiving the PWRDF World of Gifts Christmas Campaign Guide. I enjoy ...
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Photo by Hakan Nural;
Archdeacon Charlene TaylorNews

Give Thanks and Pay It Forward

For almost two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of our lives. We have adapted to times of lockdown, quarantine, working, worshipping and ...
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Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, PWRDF, Western NLNews

A Light For Every Birth

For most parents-to-be, having light and electricity during their child’s birth is assumed, but for many in rural Mozambique giving birth in the dark is ...
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Sheila Boutcher, PWRDF, Central NewfoundlandJune 2021

PWRDF Achieves Multiple Goals in One Project

As the expression goes, “in a nutshell” the goal of PWRDF is to address poverty, gender injustice, and environmental exploitation through programs targeting food security, ...
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Mona EdwardsMay 2021

Praying With PWRDF

What started out as a way to stay connected during the pandemic quickly turned into a great opportunity to come together, albeit virtually, as a ...
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