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.
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.
SCIC is proud to officially release our new short documentary: Knowing Ourselves, Knowing the World: A Global Citizenship Journey from Saskatchewan to El Salvador. The film documents the personal journey of … Continue reading.
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.
SCIC calls on the Saskatchewan government to provide emergency relief funding for our members’ Ebola response work, including ongoing health programs and medical infrastructure support in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, … Continue reading.