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 so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
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.
The Climate is Changing. Food and Agriculture Must Too A World Food Day Event FRIDAY, OCT 14 – 5:30 – 9:00 PM Doors @ 5:30 PM, Potluck @ 6:00 PM (Bring a dish to share!) REGINA, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, 1861 McIntyre St. FREE: Please … Continue reading.
Part 1 of SCIC’s Ethical Eats summer events series. See more events in the series 3 Films, 3 Days, 3 Locations: Take your pick! July 26th, August 3rd, and August 10th in Regina What do you have in common with a 3rd generation organic farmer … Continue reading.
Part 2 of SCIC’s Ethical Eats summer events series. See more events in the series ETHICAL EATS MYSTERY BOX CHALLENGE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 @ 12:00 – 12:45 PM FW Hill Mall Stage (1800 block Scarth Street) Join us over the lunch hour as two local chefs … Continue reading.
Why won’t growing more food solve global hunger? Why can’t we just build more clinics to improve global health? Our new campaign explores below the surface of global challenges such as hunger, health, education and conflict. As one person, we can each learn more, and take … Continue reading.
Check out Ethical Eats, SCIC’s new online educational tool and mobile app, connecting Saskatchewan people to alternative options to help support a more just global food system. Featuring a business directory … 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.