Rice for sustainable communities

Mark Petersen 2017Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Ratanak International Location: Burnaby, BC Project Name: Trafficking Vulnerability Reduction Project Amount Awarded: $65,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To launch three new rice mills into rural communities in Banteay Meanchey province, Cambodia to address local issues … Read More

Multiplying food aid together

Mark Petersen 2017Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Ontario Christian Gleaners Location: Cambridge, ON Project Name: Dried With Love Symposium Amount Awarded: $15,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation Purpose of Investment: To convene key delegates from at least 8 food aid organizations to share best practices at a gathering in Vernon BC in spring 2018. Executive Summary: Ontario Christian Gleaners … Read More

New poultry enterprise to support Zambian school

Mark Petersen 2015Leave a Comment

International Needs Canada is embarking on a challenging initiative that ensures its school in Solwezi, Zambia continues to operate thanks to the development of a poultry plant.  Income generated from chickens and eggs will benefit staff and students at ZACTS School, eventually contributing 40% of income and relieving the pressure on tuition and donation income. Project Name: School Poultry Enterprise … Read More

Seeds and savings in South Sudan

launch48demo 2015

World Relief Canada‘s grassroots interventions in South Sudan are deeply needed and appreciated in Ibba County, a rigorous 8 hour drive from the capital of Juba. These rural inhabitants are impacted by war, undernourishment, and poverty. World Relief – through local staff – offers them new ways of thinking and farming that impact their livelihoods. Stronger Together has offered to … Read More