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February E-news: International Women's Day
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International Women’s Day—March 8—is a day to celebrate the achievements of women in their struggle for equality, peace and development.
 
The theme this year is Be Bold For Change—take on purposeful action that will forge gender parity.
 
This International Women’s Day, join with PWS&D to enact change around the world. Projects in Malawi, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Ghana and Haiti are addressing the limitations that prevent women from building sustainable livelihoods and living healthy, productive lives.  Together, we can support women to achieve their full potential and improve the lives of those around them.
Food Distributions Begin in Drought-Affected Malawi Communities

In Balaka, Malawi—a region hit particularly hard by a severe drought resulting from a devastating El Niño event—thousands of families are facing food insecurity. Responding through Canadian Foodgrains Bank, PWS&D is providing emergency food items to 3,470 households over a five-month period. 
Improving Children’s Futures in Nicaragua

“My family’s diet has improved because we have learned about the nutritional value of natural foods—those produced in the community and rich in nutrients for our bodies.”
Sandra is a mother in Nicaragua. With support from PWS&D and Canadian Foodgrains Bank, she is learning to improve her family’s diet and well-being with nutritious produce that she can grow and prepare herself. With this knowledge, Sandra’s children are no longer sick and she is filled with thanks. Read more.
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Job Posting: Senior Program Coordinator
The Lenten season is approaching! Order your PWS&D Lenten liturgies
New 2017 PWS&D Worship Resource available
 
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