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 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 one [...]

2017-11-27T17:25:06+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 [...]

2017-11-23T10:02:05+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

Double My Donation

Over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes seeking safety across the border in Bangladesh. They are in desperate need of food, clean water, and shelter. Each day, thousands more arrive at the makeshift refugee camps and the situation is growing more desperate. ADRA Canada, in partnership with the ADRA network and the Canadian Foodgrains [...]

2017-11-23T11:19:52+00:00 November 15th, 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.

2017-11-23T12:02:03+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|

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Text and photos: Britt Celine Oldebråten/ADRA We visited the nearest refugee camp, and thought that it was huge as we could not see the end of it, even as we walked deeper and deeper into the labyrinth of shelters. But when we entered the next refugee camp by car, everyone in the car went quiet [...]

2017-11-23T10:32:34+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

Home Away from Home

The ADRA Network has joined together to help refugees from South Sudan settle in to their new home in Uganda. This touching video from our Network partner, ADRA Norway, tells the story from the perspective of Rhoda, a young girl who got separated from her parents when the soldiers attacked her village. She shares what [...]

2017-09-29T19:00:46+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

I Danced with the Angel Mary!

by James Astleford, Executive Director, ADRA Canada I Danced with the angel Mary!  Or at least, I held her in the dance. The villagers were gathered at an EMBRACE project site for training in looking after their babies. Most were women, but there were a couple of men there too. When it was announced that [...]

2017-09-29T18:02:54+00:00 September 29th, 2017|