Ketih Knight: Anglican presence in Burundi makes a difference

Posted by Kendall Harmon

While much of the attitude of Burundians is the result of their resilience in the face of ongoing conflict, their hope is built upon a strong faith, reinforced by programs funded by Canadian Anglicans through PWRDF.

Dioceses and individuals annually give about $4 million to PWRDF, an indication of the level of compassion and commitment by ordinary, everyday Anglicans.

This world relief and development organization works with local groups and the diocese of Bujumbura to fund projects that address difficult issues in Burundi: poor maternal and child health, HIV-AIDS, poverty, violence against women and peace-building.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican ProvincesAnglican Church of BurundiAnglican Church of Canada

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