PWRDF is the Anglican Church of Canada's agency for sustainable development, relief, refugees, and global justice. With the support of Anglican parishes across Canada, PWRDF makes financial and human resources available to support partners' initiatives and to promote knowledgeable actions of solidarity at home and around the world. PWRDF strive for justice and peace and to respect the dignity of every human being.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
- Craig Kielburger
Together, a better world is possible.
SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action.
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For one week this September, SCIC is thrilled to be hosting our Educators for Solidarity Initiative partners from El Salvador. César Antonio Hernandez Gamez and Brenda René Hubbard are sexual and reproductive health rights … Continue reading.
Join us for a unique one-day conference exploring (and complicating) experiential learning, charity, and solidarity in our classrooms. Through story-based sessions, as well as break-out sessions on theory and practice, participants will explore anti-oppressive… Continue reading.
I was standing in front of a roomful of potential donors, nervously waiting for someone to ask the first question. After delivering an hour-long presentation on the community development program I managed in Southeast Asia, I’d hoped for eager app… Continue reading.
SCIC is seeking a part-time Curriculum Writer, accountable to the Executive Director. This is a part-time position at 30% of full-time, until March 31, 2019. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July … Continue reading.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30 @ 5:30-7:30 PM REGINA, University of Regina, Lab Cafe (LB 142) | FREE! SCIC, along with the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID) and World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Regina invite you to a free reception as part … Continue reading.
Deadline for Nominations/Applications: June 7th, 2018 The SCIC Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations to fill a few vacancies. Anyone may run for election, however member agencies are especially encouraged to nominate individuals. Please see the nomination package for more information. Nominations must be received … Continue reading.
In advance of the 2018 Global Citizen Award celebrations, we took a moment to interview some of this year’s honourees, Dave Mitchell, Abdullahi Nunow, Marcella Pedersen, and Terri Sleeva. Here are some of their words of reflection and advice: Continue reading.
As a young girl growing up on a farm in northern Saskatchewan, I felt like an outsider; like ‘the other’. I noticed that decision-making, knowledge-creation, and trend-setting happened in cities and centres far from my every-day life. Whenever I con… Continue reading.
If you’ve ever had a conversation with a young child, you’ve probably noticed that they ask a lot of questions. I was one of these annoyingly curious children. Growing up, I realized the world was an enormous place and there was an endless list of things I didn’t understand. Why is the sky blue? Who invented cars? Where does… Continue reading.