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PWRDF has allocated $200,000 to partners responding to COVID-19. Specifically, they are funding prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in Burundi with Village Health Works and supporting the global response to COVID-19 by Partners in Health and the ACT Alliance. Through HelpAge Canada. PWRDF is funding the provision of food and other necessities to vulnerable seniors through more than 50 agencies across Canada, including SAGE in Edmonton.

Please consider including a Prayer for PWRDF in your virtual services and bulletins or taking part in “Praying with PWRDF,” Thursdays at 11 am MST, via Zoom. Register here to receive the Zoom link.

Loving God, we pray for the work of The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund.
Give PWRDF and the people who depend on its support,
the courage and strength to persevere in this time of pandemic.
Be with them in the challenges they are facing,
and hold us to our vision for a truly just, healthy and peaceful world.
In the name of your child, Jesus. Amen.

In this photo a member of the sewing collective in Burundi makes face masks from local kitenge cloth. Photo: Lara Meguid