PWSD is the official development and relief agency of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The work of PWSD includes responding to emergency situations, long-term community development with international partners working in health, education, agriculture and income-generation and refugee sponsorship by Canadian congregations. PWSD is also responsible for educating Canadian Presbyterians by promoting justice, peace and the integrity of creation. PWSD supports people and communities in Africa, Asia, Central America, and Eastern Europe according to their need and regardless of their faith.
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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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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 17 As part of our Global Affairs Canada program funding evaluation process, we are asking individual supporters, organizational members, partners and affiliates to fill out one … Continue reading.
Deadline for nominations: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Do you know a Saskatchewan person who is making amazing contributions to international development and global cooperation? Someone who has dedicated their … Continue reading.
About the film: In the summer of 2017, eight soon-to-be teachers from Saskatchewan embarked on a global journey to learn the importance of building relationships, experience what it means to act in solidarity, and begin to understand our shared global challenges Continue reading.
SCIC is excited to announce the release of the 2nd Module in our Global Citizenship Education Modules Series, titled “Understanding Power and Privilege through Anti-Oppression”. This essential resource builds on the first module … Continue reading.
SCIC is excited to announce the 28th Annual Global Citizen Award Winners. Join us February 3rd in Saskatoon and February 8th in Regina, as we celebrate the contributions of these amazing Saskatchewan … 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.
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.