A Male Champion

A Male Champion Vincent’s wife adds fresh greens from their organic kitchen garden to the meal that she is cooking for the family. Vincent smiles with a new found joy as he stands together with his wife and children. [...]

2019-10-06T16:15:52-05:00

New Birthing Clinics in Cambodia

New Birthing Clinics in Cambodia ADRA has been building birthing clinics and equipping them so that mother and baby can have a clean, hygienic, comfortable place for this joyous moment in life. In October 2018 I had the privilege of attending the [...]

2019-07-02T17:48:43-05:00

How Canada Is Supporting Mothers and Midwifery

How Canada Is Supporting Mothers and Midwifery in Myanmar In Myanmar midwives like Nan are becoming trusted professional support for the traditional birth attendants in the country’s more remote regions. And thanks to the EMBRACE project, Canadians are supporting both midwives and traditional birth [...]

2019-06-25T11:28:48-05:00

Living on Cloud 9

Living on Cloud 9 Even in Canada, a mother with nine children would likely struggle to feed them all. In Rubare village, Rwanda, 40-year-old Gaudance and her husband were desperate about theirs, aged 5 to 22. “Because I could not feed my children I [...]

2019-06-25T11:00:36-05:00

Chit’s Story

Chit's Story Cows, Cleanliness and the Seeds of Better Health Throughout her 39 years, Chit and her family have farmed near their remote village in Myanmar, raising a few cows and meagre crops. They were poor — too poor to even visit the [...]

2019-06-30T13:32:15-05:00

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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.

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