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.
"If we don't do some-thing at the classroom level we're wasting our time."
- 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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DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 24, 2019 DEPARTURES: August 2019 The International Internships for Indigenous Youth Program offers 4-month, modestly funded internships for Indigenous youth aged 18-35. Youth will travel to Cambodia/Myanmar, Costa … 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.
Join us as we celebrate the contributions of these amazing Saskatchewan people and movements working for a more just and sustainable world: Joanne Blythe, Nest Saskatoon, Rhonda Rosenberg, Cheryl Stadnichuk, and Kyla Wendell McIntyre. Continue reading.
Are you (or do you know) a high school teacher interested in hosting a storytelling workshop for your students?We’re looking for classrooms who want to host these workshops between Feb 2-9 Continue reading.
In April 2018 the Government of Saskatchewan decided to challenge the Federal Government’s jurisdiction in regard to climate action measures, arguing its Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act reaches beyond federal … Continue reading.
Our first refugee was Margaret, a woman from South Sudan whose village had been overrun by rebel soldiers.
Margaret’s brother was killed and her sister-in-law disappeared as everyone was fleeing and the village set on fire. Continue reading.
Reflection and advice from this year’s Global Citizen Award Honourees: a peace-building high school teacher, a human rights defender, a multicultural leader, a local refugee sponsorship group and an unsung development administration hero. Continue reading.
I have been working in international development long enough to see the harm that can be caused by international organizations when their well-intentioned work is not approached from the perspective of partnership. Fortunately, I have also had the privi… Continue reading.