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.
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.
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.
SCIC members, along with our counterparts across the country through the Inter-Council Network, are pleased to share our collaborative recommendations submitted to Global Affairs Canada’s (GAC) International Assistance Review. The document, Canada 2030: ICN … Continue reading.
by André Magnan Saskatchewan has long prided itself on being an outward looking, globally connected province. This is of course reflected in our provincial motto, “From many peoples, strength”, and … 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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JUNE 14, 2016 SASKATCHEWAN – Through cuts made in its most recent budget, the Government of Saskatchewan has ended its 42-year long partnership with the Saskatchewan Council for … Continue reading.