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.
By Sydney Kuppenbender This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador with SCIC’s Global Citizen Youth Leadership Program and learn about the work of CoCoSI (Asociación Comité Contra El … Continue reading.
These eight amazing Saskatchewan youth leaders will visit be travelling to El Salvador this summer with SCIC’s Global Citizen Youth Leadership (GCYL) Program. The GCYL program is an opportunity for Saskatchewan youth … Continue reading.
By Jessa Pillipow As International Women’s Day is celebrated each year, increased attention is paid to non-profits that support gender equality in the global South. When I studied International Development … Continue reading.
By Kaytlyn Criddle While there is no question that many development initiatives have overlooked and even threatened indigenous peoples and cultures, I am optimistic in the capacity for development to be inclusive of indigenous knowledge, skills, and perspectives. This is because I have witnessed such … Continue reading.