Posts tagged with ‘global affairs canada’

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Canada Day 2018: Sharing God’s Love Beyond Our Borders

by Anna Muir

As we mark the birth of our nation and give thanks for what our country has given us, join with PWS&D in celebration of what Canada gives around the world. On July 1, we’re recognizing Canada’s contribution to addressing poverty, hunger and inequality in some of the most vulnerable countries around the world. PWS&D receives […]

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 […]

“Things Are Different Now” – Maternal Health in Malawi

by Karen Bokma

Misuzi Tembo is pregnant with her first child. While she would rather be sharing this joyful and nerve-wracking life experience with her husband, she is often alone. Misuzi‘s husband lives and works in South Africa to support their family. This situation is common for many of the women living in her village of Kayeleka Banda. […]

PWS&D raises over $118,000 for famine relief

by Karen Bokma

Thank you for your incredible generosity! Between March 17 and June 30, 2017, PWS&D raised $118,244 in support of our ongoing famine response. These funds will be matched 1:1 by the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund, which will be programmed by agencies selected by Global Affairs Canada. PWS&D is responding through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank […]