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.
Bangladesh is now hosting the world’s biggest refugee camp where over 900 000 Rohingya and other minorities are fleeing the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. As a part of the international response, … Continue reading.
SCIC Members Responding to Hurricanes, Floods and Famine The end of summer has brought a number of severe storms and conditions affecting millions of lives. SCIC members and their partners on … Continue reading.
A limited number of travel & registration subsidies are available for SCIC Members (Apply by Sept 5). This two-day, bilingual forum will convene public engagement practitioners from coast-to-coast-to-coast in order to foster and build… Continue reading.
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … 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.
June 7, 2016 Dear valued members of SCIC, As you know, the provincial budget came down last week. I’m very sorry to report that, because of its fiscal situation, the Government of Saskatchewan has decided to end its 42 year partnership with SCIC. This decision will … Continue reading.
Every year, SCIC honours Saskatchewan people who make amazing contributions to international development, cooperation, peace and justice with the Global Citizen Award. Recently, we took a moment to interview this year’s honourees. … Continue reading.