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Responding to a Food Crisis

The North-Eastern region of Africa, known as the Horn of Africa, has been suffering from severe drought and famine conditions for the last three months. While some rains have started to fall and the status of famine has officially been lifted, millions of people are still living in a food crisis. Without a continued flow [...]

2017-07-31T17:02:53+00:00 July 28th, 2017|

Changing Lives in Peru

A group of young people from Vancouver have made a difference in a small village in the Peruvian Andes.  The Mountain Lions Pathfinder group from the Oakridge Seventh-day Adventist Church spent a week building "smokeless" eco cooking stoves in a remote village in Peru.  Catch their excitement and enthusiasm for serving others in this video [...]

2017-08-01T09:46:07+00:00 July 28th, 2017|

Refugee Response in Uganda

Over the last year close to one million people from war torn South Sudan have taken refuge in the country of Uganda.  ADRA Canada has been part of an ADRA network response that has helped people with life saving assistance in the refugee settlements.

2017-08-02T09:05:31+00:00 July 27th, 2017|

BC Wildfires

Hot weather and no rain have made the interior of BC a tinder box this summer.  Over 14,000 people have been evacuated from their homes and the number is expected to quickly rise as firefighters struggle to fight 231 wildfires.  Many have already lost their homes and farms in the devastation.   Please give today to help [...]

2017-07-11T09:59:57+00:00 July 11th, 2017|

Campmeeting 2017

Keep Humanity Afloat - Spread Love, Mercy and Justice     Come Visit the ADRA Canada Booth at Campmeeting This year, our theme is Love, Mercy and Justice. We look forward to seeing you at campmeeting again this year. July 7-9 Man-Sask Campmeeting July 19-22 Alberta Campmeeting July 21-23 Maritimes Campmeeting July 27-29 Newfoundland Campmeeting [...]

2017-06-30T05:08:12+00:00 June 30th, 2017|

Welcoming New Staff

ADRA Canada is growing again! We are very pleased to introduce you to the latest additions to our ADRA family. Alice Muthuri Alice has joined our Finance Department. Alice previously worked as an accountant for ADRA South Sudan in Kenya (1995-2006). She has since been employed in corporate positions in Toronto. She holds the designation [...]

2017-06-30T05:07:32+00:00 June 30th, 2017|

Fighting Malnutrition Among the Karen

Naw San is a mother of three children living in the Kayin state of the country of Myanmar (also known as Burma).  A member of the Karen ethnic group, Naw San has lived most of her life in fear of the ongoing civil conflict between the government soldiers and the Karen people.  It is only [...]

2017-06-29T12:57:30+00:00 June 29th, 2017|

Twice a Refugee

Josephine has seen more than her share of pain and grief.  For most of her life, she has lived under the oppressive shadow of war and hunger.  Growing up in the southern region of the African country of Sudan, she lived in constant fear of attack from soldiers, ready to punish those who were seeking [...]

2017-07-04T10:22:14+00:00 June 29th, 2017|

Famine Relief Video Spot

Right now, millions of people are facing starvation in Africa and the Middle East. The forces of climate change, civil conflict, and drought are causing hunger, famine, and death. ADRA is responding to this crisis in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Uganda. We urgently need your help to save lives. Till June 30th the Canadian [...]

2017-06-11T07:04:23+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

Famine Relief Fund

Global Affairs Canada has announced the creation of a Famine Relief Fund to respond to the hunger crisis in East Africa.  Over 20 million people are now at risk of starvation in what is being called the worst food emergency in recent history.  Canadians are being urged to give generously to a registered Canadian charity [...]

2017-05-30T21:24:36+00:00 May 29th, 2017|