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World AIDS Day 2018: Know Your Status

by Karen Bokma

Globally, the AIDS response over the past five years has seen unprecedented gains. Today, there are 21.7 million people accessing HIV treatment. Eighty per cent of those who know their HIV status are accessing treatment. Four out of every five pregnant women living with HIV have access to treatment which prevents transmission of HIV to […]

Update: Africa Relief Appeal

by Karen Bokma

An unprecedented number of people across the African continent are in need due to natural disaster and violent conflict. While we may not hear about these crises in the media, they are very real for the hundreds of thousands who are affected on a daily basis. In South Sudan, where ongoing violent conflict has caused […]

Urgent Appeal: Africa Relief

by Karen Bokma

An unprecedented number of people across the African continent are in need due to natural disaster and violent conflict. While we may not hear about these crises in the media, they are no less real. We are called to respond and we need your help. So many are affected by disasters not of their own […]

Tell the Canadian Government “I Care”

by Karen Bokma

International aid has played an important role in addressing poverty and significant progress has been made. Globally, extreme poverty has been cut in half since 1990. In the past 25 years, the number of hungry people globally has decreased by almost 100 million. Maternal deaths have declined by 45 per cent worldwide. Yet more needs […]

Video: Making a Difference Together!

by Karen Bokma

Your prayers and financial support are making a real difference for families and communities around the world. Celebrate with us the change that you help make happen! Please follow and like us:

2017 Annual Report is Now Available

by Karen Bokma

“And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work.” (2 Corinthians 9:8) We raise a joyful song to the Lord! In 2017, Presbyterian World Service & Development was once again blessed by the faithfulness and generosity […]

Video: What is Food Security?

by Karen Bokma

Achieving the goal of ending global hunger often means providing food for people in need, but we know that more is needed to ensure people enjoy food security. This video explains what food security means, and how it relates to ending global hunger. To support PWS&D’s food security work, click here. Please follow and like […]

June 10 – Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

by Karen Bokma

On June 10, join Christians around the world and pray for those suffering from severe hunger and famine. On Sunday, June 10—the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine—people of faith across the globe will be praying for the millions of people around the world who are at risk of famine right now, or are […]

2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements

by Karen Bokma

PWS&D’s 2017 Annual Report highlights the life-changing work our church is doing to bring about a sustainable, compassionate and just world. In the report you will also find information on how your financial resources were used and stories from people whose lives have been impacted. Detailed supporting schedules are available upon request at pwsd [at] […]