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Follow Me: Our Journey as PCC Refugee Sponsors June 2018

by Anna Muir

PWS&D is organizing a gathering of Presbyterian refugee sponsors from June 10-11, 2018. Follow Me: Our journey as refugee sponsors will take place at the church’s national offices in Toronto. (This gathering is immediately following the International Conference on Refugee Rights – more information below.) At this gathering, we seek: To build the capacity of […]

No One Left Behind in Ghana

by Anna Muir

In developing countries, the inequalities people face often keep them from living life in its fullest abundance. Vulnerable people living with disabilities are often left further behind. In some communities in Ghana, men, women and children with disabilities are further marginalized, unable to access education, health care and other opportunities to build bright futures. Konle […]

PWS&D welcomes Government of Canada increase to international assistance

by Karen Bokma

PWS&D welcomes the Canadian government’s commitment to increase the international assistance budget with $2 billion in new funding over five years, announced in Budget 2018 earlier this week. Canadian funding for international assistance plays a critical role in addressing global poverty, inequality, and hunger. It is an important expression of Canadian values of compassion and […]