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ADRA Canada Insider – Episode 3

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Insider. We hope you enjoy this podcast as we meet Sharon Njobo from our Development Programs Department and have her tell us all about EMBRACE. Here are some photos we talk about in this podcast The rural mountainous region of Rwanda where [...]

2018-04-19T17:18:12+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

A Leader Mother in Rwanda

Odette and her family live in the Kayonza District of the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Like most of her neighbors Odette is a small plot farmer. In many regions of Rwanda, farmers can harvest crops three times a year. Not in Kayonza. Here the rains fall for only about three months every year. [...]

2018-04-19T17:14:50+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Helping Refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

“The rebels murdered my husband!” Kato is one of the thousands of refugees that are streaming into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The renewed conflict in the DRC has displaced over four million Congolese people from their homes. Since the beginning of 2018 close to 50,000 have arrived in [...]

2018-04-19T17:03:31+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Heather Goes to Mongolia

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Podcast. We are so glad you have joined us. We hope you will enjoy our first podcast and come back for more! Here are some photos of Heather's trip to Mongolia. The beautiful steppes of Mongolia with a family of nomadic herders, [...]

2018-03-21T16:05:42+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

Praising God in an IDP Camp

Zang and his family lived in a beautiful rural village in Kachin State in Myanmar (Burma). Two lakes close to their village supplied all the fish they could eat and the nearby jungle was full of edible plants and greens to supplement their diet. Beautiful mountains served as a backdrop to their green [...]

2018-03-21T13:57:09+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

World Water Day

March 22 is World Water Day. ADRA Canada is changing lives by providing people with new ways to access, conserve, purify and use water. With your partnership ADRA is able to provide families with life-giving water. You can help provide water to those without. This World Water Day, give the gift of water! [...]

2018-03-20T13:36:58+00:00 March 20th, 2018|

Reflect Circles in Cambodia

Chim and her husband are rice farmers, living in a rural community in the northern region of Cambodia. She is the proud mother of two young children and is always anxious to learn everything she can to provide the best for her family. About a year ago, Chim began volunteering for ADRA as a Reflect [...]

2018-01-31T22:27:35+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

Michael Goes to Uganda

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Podcast. We are so glad you have joined us. We hope you will enjoy our first podcast and come back for more! Here are some photos that Michael took on his trip to Uganda. Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, with an area of [...]

2018-04-12T17:25:03+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

Living in the Dry Zone

In the Kayonza District of the Eastern Province of Rwanda, people have been experiencing a severe drought for the last three years. ADRA Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, has conducted a project that is helping people learn how to grow nutritious food in dry climates. Discover how some drought resistant seeds and [...]

2018-01-31T21:21:54+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

A Few Steps to Relief!

Elisa was a farmer in South Sudan. Life was looking good for him. After many years of war and conflict, peace had finally come and his country. In 2011 it had officially been recognized as sovereign nation and people had high hopes that they would now be able to build a strong and peaceful [...]

2018-01-31T22:30:44+00:00 December 28th, 2017|