We are changing our name!

THREE BIG REASONS FOR THE CHANGE: 1. To be part of something bigger – Tearfund is the largest network of Church-based relief and development agencies in the world. For over 30 years, we have partnered with Tearfund on many projects around the world , often with the same local partners. There are independent, national Tearfund agencies in the UK, Ireland, …

Update on Rohingya emergency response

Provide Food for a Rohingya Refugee Family Now  UPDATE – On October 31st, The government of Canada announced that for every dollar donated to Canadian charities towards the Rohingya refugee emergency, a matching $1 would be added to their Myannmar Crisis fund. World Relief is joining with other members of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank members to respond to the needs …

Welcome Bereket Tassew to Canada

World Relief, is pleased to welcome Bereket Tassew to Canada!  Bereket is the Executive Director of the Terepeza Development Association (TDA), World Relief’s partner and the development arm of Ethiopia’s largest Evangelical denomination, the Kale Heywot Church.  The organization embodies everything we look for in a partner. They are visionary, locally connected and Christian. In a country where poverty is …

Collaborating to do more for Rohingya refugees

Provide Food for a Rohingya Refugee Family Now  World Relief is joining with other members of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank members to respond to the needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,where over half a million people have fled extreme violence in Myanmar in search of safety and freedom.  With the assistance from Global Affairs Canada, Canada Foodgrains Bank members  are  …

MY VIRTUAL ACRE – “Ushindi” – Swahili for “Victory”

In the village of Kighali, Eastern Congo, there is a group of small-scale farmers. Though the group is new, it is strong; members named their group “Ushindi” – Swahili for ‘Victory’. In this region, rains are few and far in between. Ongoing armed conflict, decades of weak government, lack of agricultural training and extreme food insecurity leaves communities without hope. …

MY VIRTUAL ACRE – MEET MARGARET

In the dry, rural village of Chihanga, Tanzania, Margaret Chimuri farms on her own. Her husband passed away a few years ago, leaving her to take care of their 2 sons and plot of land. Being a single farmer is difficult, but Margaret’s life changed when she began to use Conservation Agriculture. World Relief Canada and it’s partner DCT are scaling-up the number …

SIERRA LEONE DISASTER – SHINING GOD’S LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

DONATE NOW On early Monday morning in Sierra Leone, torrential rainfalls triggered a twin disaster. A deadly mudslide and mass flooding swept away homes, destroyed villages and tore families apart. Over 300 people lost their life and another 3000 are now homeless – and the numbers are quickly rising. World Relief Canada is already at work to provide comfort to these victims. …