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.
We are delighted to share that Global Affairs Canada has just launched a call for proposals – 2017 Call for Preliminary Proposals – Development Impact Window – Canadian Small and Medium Organizations (SMO) for Impact and Innovation. This is part of the $100M… Continue reading.
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.
The Inter-Council Network (ICN) commends Global Affairs Canada on the launch of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy (IAP). As a network representing nearly 400 civil society organizations (CSOs) from coast to coast to coast, the ICN appreciates the many elements… 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.