Call to action

Published October 1, 2011

Ecumenical faith leaders in Africa have launched a call to action and appeal for the more than 12 million people affected by famine in the Horn of Africa.

In Canada, The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) continues to accept donations for famine victims. PWRDF, the relief and development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada, has released an initial grant of $75,000 for the victims through the Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

“Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are being overwhelmed by people fleeing hunger, thirst and war,” said faith leaders in a statement.

Information on how to donate through PWRDF can be found at


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