Staying in the Village

Naw Eh Mwee is a member of the Karen ethnic group, living in the Kayin State (formerly Karen State) of Myanmar.  Like many young people in Kayin State, Naw Eh Mwee went to Thailand to find work so that she could send money home [...]

2019-05-21T15:11:48+00:00

Broadcasting EMBRACE

Broadcasting EMBRACE A radio station in Cambodia, broadcasting an EMBRACE program to the community. “I am too busy working to join the group!” As ADRA Cambodia staff were doing surveys and baseline assessments for the launch of the EMBRACE project in the [...]

2019-05-21T15:14:31+00:00

EMBRACE

From a Stretcher to an Ambulance Boniface used to drive trucks. This experience, driving large vehicles over mountainous terrain and rutted roads, serves him well now. Today, Boniface drives the ambulance donated by ADRA Canada, in partnership with ADRA Rwanda and the Canadian government, through [...]

2019-05-21T15:15:01+00:00

The Life of a ‘Single’ Father

The Life of a 'Single' Father By Sharmilla Reid It is a familiar story in the Philippines.  When parents cannot earn enough in their local community to support their family, one or both of them must leave their children behind to find a job.  Often a [...]

2019-05-21T15:16:30+00:00

WASH

When most of us think of the word WASH, we think of the act of washing, of making things clean by using water and soap to remove dirt. When the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) uses the term WASH, we are speaking of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene.

2019-05-21T15:43:54+00:00

My Baby Story

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 [...]

2019-05-21T15:16:58+00:00

The Gift that Keeps On Giving

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

2019-05-21T15:19:24+00:00

Changing Lives in the Barangay

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 [...]

2019-05-21T15:22:24+00:00