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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 [...]

2018-06-22T18:11:04+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|

Kitchen Gardens Improve Health in Rwanda

Savio and Providence live high up in the hills of a remote community in Rwanda. Life has been difficult for them. Their small farm has not been very productive. Everything that they are able to grow goes straight to their own table with nothing left over to sell in the market for extra income. Whenever [...]

2018-01-30T18:41:41+00:00 December 28th, 2017|

Merry Christmas

All of us at ADRA Canada wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas and many blessings in the New Year! If you would like to share this report video with a friend, use one of the share buttons below. If you would like to download a high quality version of this video for presentation [...]

2017-12-22T09:57:11+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|

Thank You 2017

Thanks to your compassion and generosity, ADRA Canada is transforming the lives of people in need around the world. Because of your kindness, we have been able to respond to natural disasters, and bring lasting change to people living in extreme poverty. Thank you for all that you have done to support the ministry of [...]

2017-12-04T16:57:39+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

Far From Home

Myi once enjoyed a happy and peaceful life in a small village in picturesque region of Myanmar. About five years ago she and her family were forced to flee their home because of civil conflict. She now lives in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs). Myi, her husband, mother and five children share a [...]

2018-03-20T17:04:36+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

The PROMISE Project

The PROMISE Project is a four year program that ADRA Canada is conducting for mothers, babies and young children living in remote villages in the Eastern province of Rwanda. PROMISE will be improving the lives of over 100,000 people in 96 communities. PROMISE will be supporting 18 health facilities and 400 health staff in three [...]

2017-11-27T11:49:25+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

Rohingya Video Spot

The Rohingya camps in Bangladesh continue to receive new refugees every day. There is an urgent need for food, water, sanitation and shelter. Help ADRA Canada save lives during this human crisis. Gifts received by ADRA Canada by November 28 will be matched by the Canadian Government. Make your gift today at www.adra.ca If you [...]

2018-01-30T18:43:25+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

Rohingya Crisis

Every day they continue to arrive.  Weary from a long journey with only a few personal belongings. Over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have poured into the country of Bangladesh since August, 2017, adding to the 200,000 refugees that were already being hosted.  The number continues to grow every day.  Water, food, and shelter are in short supply.  It is feared that the unhygienic conditions will cause widespread waterborne illnesses.

2018-06-25T13:24:42+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

Finding Grace in Uganda

Grace remembers that life was good in her home in South Sudan.  But during the war, many of her friends were killed. After the soldiers came through her village, dead bodies were everywhere.  "I had to step over them," she said. Grace decided to flee to Ugandan refugee camp with a group from her village. [...]

2017-10-09T09:48:44+00:00 October 9th, 2017|