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ADRA Canada Welcomes New Staff

Nadine Ramsay Originally from the Island of Jamaica, Nadine is happy to support the work of ADRA Canada as Administrative Assistant. She previously served the Church, while working at the Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica for 17 years, where she also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies. Her desire [...]

2018-08-08T11:04:46+00:00 July 26th, 2018|

Hoops for Hunger

On June 3, 2018, a group of enthusiastic young people from the GTA gathered together at Father Henry Carr Secondary School in Etobicoke to raise funds to help end hunger. Our sincerest thanks go to Janice Smith, her planning team, volunteers, and supporters as well as the Toronto West Seventh-Day Adventist Church for organizing [...]

2018-06-28T16:49:03+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Saying Goodbye to ADRA Staff

The ADRA Canada family is sad to have said goodbye to two of our team.  While we are sorry to see them go, we wish them all of the best as they continue to serve God in their new roles. Sharon Njobo served as our Associate Director for Program Management [...]

2018-06-28T15:35:58+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Life is Like A Canoe Trip (9 Minute Version)

ADRA Canada is honored to partner with the First Nations tribes of the Wikwemikong community on Manitoulin Island, as they work to provide positive opportunities for their youth to grow and develop. The OALE program is a wilderness based, canoe expedition adventure that is designed to develop leadership skills in First Nations young people. As [...]

2018-06-28T12:36:30+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Never Too Busy To Be A Better Mother!

Living in a remote region of the Philippines, Cristy is 37 years old and the mother of four children. She starts her morning routine at 5:00 am. She cooks, cleans, does household chores, gets her older children to school, goes to the market, manages her fruit stand, all while looking after her youngest child, [...]

2018-06-28T11:29:33+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Life is Like A Canoe Trip (5 Minute Version)

ADRA Canada is honored to partner with the First Nations tribes of the Wikwemikong community on Manitoulin Island, as they work to provide positive opportunities for their youth to grow and develop. The OALE program is a wilderness based, canoe expedition adventure that is designed to develop leadership skills in First Nations young people. As [...]

2018-06-28T11:28:09+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Emergency Response in Guatemala

On June 3, 2018 the Fuego Volcano (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted, causing large amounts of destruction to the surrounding communities. The eruption produced the descent of pyroclastic flows and fiery clouds with temperatures reaching 700 degrees Celsius. Ash columns were formed, reaching up to 10,000 meters above sea level and affecting communities as [...]

2018-06-28T10:40:18+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

From Genocide to Ebola

In this episode of the ADRA Canada Insider, we talk with Vincent Okello,  an ADRA worker from Uganda, who was in Rwanda during the genocide of 1994 and today works as the Program Manager for ADRA Rwanda. A beautiful hillside farming community in Rwanda, the "Land [...]

2018-08-07T12:23:51+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

Life is Like A Canoe Trip

ADRA Canada is honored to partner with the First Nations tribes of the Wikwemikong community on Manitoulin Island, as they work to provide positive opportunities for their youth to grow and develop. The OALE program is a wilderness based, canoe expedition adventure that is designed to develop leadership skills in First Nations young people. As [...]

2018-06-28T12:41:03+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Flood Response in Kenya

Beginning in March of 2018, the country of Kenya has experienced extensive torrential rainfall. The flooding has caused the death of 183 people and has displaced over 300,000 people. The flooding has been so intense that homes have been swept away to nearby Lake Victoria. People have lost their livestock, their crops, and their [...]

2018-05-30T14:17:26+00:00 May 30th, 2018|