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.
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.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.
Every day between Thanksgiving (Oct 10) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct 17), we’re talking about a #FoodRevolution on social media. Why? ICYMI: Journey through our vision of a #FoodRevolution through this Twitter Moment If you follow SCIC’s work, you may have noticed that … Continue reading.
by André Magnan Saskatchewan has long prided itself on being an outward looking, globally connected province. This is of course reflected in our provincial motto, “From many peoples, strength”, and … Continue reading.
In the wake of news that the Government of Saskatchewan has cancelled it’s 42-year long agreement with SCIC to fund poverty reduction and community development programs around the globe, we have received an outpouring of support from concerned members, citizens, and partners. In an effort to demonstrate … Continue reading.
by Kailtyn Kitzan This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.