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Going to Sleep Hungry

Drought and famine are once again causing hunger, human suffering, and death in many parts of East Africa.  Forces of climate change, civil conflict, forced migration, economics, and disease are converging to create extreme shortages of food.  The forecast of low rainfall for the coming months is making even the most optimistic observers gravely concerned.  [...]

2017-05-29T14:25:24+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

ADRA Connections – Peru 2017

A group from the Edmonton South Seventh-day Adventist Church is going to Peru to build smokeless cooking stoves for the rural poor. You can be a part of this project by helping them raise money for the trip. Find out more in this video! To give a tax deductible donation, please visit the Canada Helps [...]

2017-05-29T18:55:40+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

Fighting Malnutrition

In the Bato area of Leyte province in the Philippines, children under two years old are at risk of acute or chronic malnutrition.  The effects of malnutrition are irreversible.  Children who do not receive proper nutrition in these crucial formative years will never develop as they should. Malnutrition has many causes.  A general lack of [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:06+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

ADRA Canada is Responding to the Hunger Crisis in Africa

With your partnership and the support that we receive from the International Humanitarian Assistance (IHA) Program of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), ADRA Canada is responding to the current humanitarian crisis in Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda and Somalia. Here are the most recent programs that have just been funded: South [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:06+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Good Nutrition

Good Nutrition is a short animated video produced by our partner in the fight against global hunger, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Learn the importance of proper nutrition and why ADRA Canada makes it a priority to teach mothers how to provide balanced diets for their families.

2017-05-25T10:58:07+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Give an Easter Gift of Water!

Water. It is so essential to life! Easter is a time of renewal. What better way to celebrate new life than by giving the gift of water? By setting up a monthly donation to ADRA Canada you can help us bring life-saving water to people in need. Every 15 seconds a child dies from a [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:07+00:00 April 4th, 2017|

New Board of Directors for ADRA Canada

New ADRA Canada Board of Directors Appointed On March 5, 2017 a special general meeting of ADRA Canada voted to appoint a new Board of Directors for the next five years.  With Pastor Mark Johnson as board chair, the following individuals will serve: Daniel Stojanovic, Ulysses Guarin, Lowell Cooper, Brian Hawes, Christine Hwang, Gary Hodder, [...]

2017-04-10T16:32:37+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

The Gift that Keeps On Giving

Claudine, 34, lives in the African nation of Rwanda. She and her husband are casual laborers who work on farms near their village. The going wage for day laborers is 20,000 Rwandan francs/month (about $32 CAD). Even with both of them working, it is not really enough to meet the basic needs of their family. [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:08+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

Turning Over a New Leaf in Rwanda

Farmers in Rwanda, Africa are learning new methods of agriculture to improve harvests in a region of Rwanda where there has been a marked decrease in annual rainfall. One component of the program was to encourage farmers to grow trees in their fields and gardens. This agroforestry approach to farming has been a wonderful success. [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:09+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

Famine Appeal

It is being called the worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II. ADRA Canada, along with the ADRA Network, is responding. We need your help. Please share this short appeal video with your friends and encourage them to give generously to this crisis. Help save lives today! If you would like to [...]

2017-05-25T10:58:10+00:00 March 24th, 2017|