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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|

ADRA Canada Welcomes New Staff

ADRA Canada is pleased to announce the arrival of four new individuals to our growing family. We are grateful that they have joined us and are adding their skills and talents to the ministry of ADRA. Diana Opollo Diana joins the ADRA team in the capacity of Gender [...]

2018-06-12T17:15:07+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

Responding to Emergencies

In this episode we talk with Anita M. Odondi, the Emergency Program Director for ADRA Canada about the type of work that ADRA does when responding to disasters and emergencies in Canada and around the world. Here are some photos of current and previous emergency responses: Located [...]

2018-08-07T13:17:29+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

Disaster and Famine Relief Offering – 2018

May 12, 2018 is ADRA Canada's Disaster and Famine Relief Offering in Seventh-day Adventist Churches across Canada. The designated offering will go to help people who are suffering from natural and man made disasters. Thank you for your generous donation. Remember that you can give anytime at adra.ca If you would like to share this [...]

2018-05-09T15:41:47+00:00 May 9th, 2018|

Saving the Lives of Mommas and Babies

We hope you enjoy this ADRA Canada Insider podcast as we meet Sharon Njobo from our Development Programs Department and have her tell us all about our flagship project at ADRA Canada, EMBRACE. Here are some photos we talk about in this podcast The rural mountainous region [...]

2018-08-07T13:32:25+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

A Leader Mother in Rwanda

Odette and her family live in the Kayonza District of the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Like most of her neighbors Odette is a small plot farmer. In many regions of Rwanda, farmers can harvest crops three times a year. Not in Kayonza. Here the rains fall for only about three months every year. [...]

2018-04-19T17:14:50+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Helping Refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

“The rebels murdered my husband!” Kato is one of the thousands of refugees that are streaming into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The renewed conflict in the DRC has displaced over four million Congolese people from their homes. Since the beginning of 2018 close to 50,000 have arrived in [...]

2018-04-19T17:03:31+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Heather Visits Mongolia

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Insider Podcast.  In this episode, we talk to Heather about her recent trip to the beautiful country of Mongolia.  Be sure to check out the photos that go with her stories about the work that ADRA Canada is doing in this remote region of our world! Here [...]

2018-08-07T13:46:47+00:00 March 21st, 2018|