My Baby Story Jeannette is a 26 year old teacher who lives in a rural area of Rwanda. “Life here in this community is very difficult. We live from the food that we can grow and the livestock that we raise. We are high up [...]
Collaboration was on the agenda yesterday as peers from World Vision Canada, ADRA Canada, Emmanuel International Canada and Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) gathered to
September 19th, 2017 Women and children in remote communities of Rwanda, Cambodia, Myanmar, and the Philippines are at risk of dying in childbirth. For children, the risks continue until their fifth birthday. To address this issue, project EMBRACE was launched in 2016.
Child malnutrition has been described as a silent emergency affecting Filipino children. Dr. Ira Bisuna, a doctor and health care provider in Presentacion, Camarines Sur speaking with ADRA at a three-day training on severe acute
Claudine, 34, lives in the African nation of Rwanda. She and her husband are casual labourers who work on farms near their village. The going wage for day labourers is 20,000 Rwandan francs/month (about $32 CAD). Even with both of them working, it is not really
Changing Lives in the Barangay A “barangay” is the smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino word for village, district or ward. ADRA’s EMBRACE program is working in some of the most remote barangays in the country. Canadian volunteer, Jordan Venton-Rublee, is [...]
A New Ambulance for Rwanda Imagine living in a remote mountain-side community in Africa with dirt roads that are rarely maintained. Imagine what it would be like to be nine months pregnant for the first time, worrying about the possibility of complications. If there were problems [...]