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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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]

2019-03-18T16:33:59+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 19th, 2018|