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  • Title: ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: .. Who We Are.. What We Do.. What's New.. Resource Centre.. Get Involved.. MyADRA.. Our Mission.. Our History.. Our Partners.. Our Memberships.. Our Supporters.. Our Programs.. Our Work Internationally.. Our Work in Canada.. ADRA Supporting Offices.. ADRA Implementing Partners.. News Releases.. From Our Blogs.. Downloadable Resources.. Fundraising Resources.. Video Centre.. Global Impact Newsletter.. Learning Resources.. Careers.. Annual Report.. Donate Now.. ADRA's Gift  ...   16,400 receive food in Niger.. Seamingly Simple Solutions.. Come visit the ADRA booth at campmeeting!.. A SMILE for Moms and Kids in Cambodia deemed worthwhile by CIDA.. New Executive Director announced.. Sign up for our newsletter.. Trip Information.. Be a fundraiser.. Find out how.. Download Forms.. Home.. |.. Contact.. FAQ.. Donate.. Useful Gift Catalogue.. ADRA Canada Canadian Charity Registration #13205 6813 RR0001 2012..

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  • Title: Who We Are - Our Mission & Vision - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) was initiated byt he Seventh-day Adventist church, to follow Christ's example by being a voice for serving, and partnering with those in need.. ADRA Canada is part of the ADRA network, which has a presence in approximately 125 countries.. ADRA Canada also supports community projects in Canada.. ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries.. ADRA invests in the potential of individuals through community development initiatives targeting Food Security, Economic Development, Primary HEalth and Basic Education.. ADRA's emergency management initiatives provide aid to disaster survivors.. ADRA recognizes the dignity that is inherent in each person and is  ...   General Consultative Status by the United Nations in 1997.. ADRA Network Statements.. Identity.. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God s love and compassion.. ADRA Mission.. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.. ADRA Vision.. ADRA is a professional, learning, and efficient network that embodies integrity and transparency.. ADRA reaches across boundaries empowering and speaking out for the at-risk and forgotten to achieve measurable, documented and durable changes in lives and society.. ADRA Belief Statements.. ADRA Operating Principles.. Share.. Facebook.. digg.. Delicious.. Yahoo!.. Newsvine..

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  • Title: What We Do - Programs - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Internationally.. In Canada.. Supporting Offices.. Implementing Partners.. Programs.. Where We Work.. ADRA Canada is part of an international network of ADRA offices, which has a presence in over 120 countries.. ADRA Canada focuses its work within Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.. ADRA Canada is a supporting partner office within the ADRA global network.. Along with other ADRA supporting offices, it collaborates with ADRA implementing offices in developing countries to empower the most vulnerable in society to overcome the cycle of poverty.. How We Work.. ADRA receives funds from various sources, identifies projects that target specific needs, then provides funding, monitoring and evaluation of those projects to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.. The agency s work is divided into two main areas: development and relief.. Development.. is a process of social and economic  ...   During development, change is not just measured by people having more but by them being more.. It is also a process whereby structures are changed to promote justice, equality and democracy.. Responsible development practice is designed to have a long-term, positive impact on a community.. ADRA believes it is essential to engage the community in the process of planning.. Thus, consultations take place with the local community to determine and prioritize their needs.. This enables the community to have a voice in the decision-making and take ownership of the project.. Relief (or Emergency Response).. projects include short-term assistance given to relieve immediate emergency needs.. This includes projects such as shelter, clothing, food and medical treatment.. Disaster relief activities often transition from this handout mode to development to avoid the creation of dependency and to enable long-term sustainability..

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  • Title: Resource Centre - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Downloads.. Fundraising.. Global Impact.. Newsletter.. Learning.. ADRA Canada has made various resources available for your use below.. Download posters, flyers, and other printed matter here.. If you represent a church or another organization that is working in partnership with ADRA Canada, you can also find the forms  ...   idea booklet on fundraising for ADRA Canada or a copy of our Gift Catalogue.. Watch video's about ADRA's work.. Global Impact Articles.. Read articles from our Quarterly Newsletter, the.. Curriculum Resources.. Get ideas and materials to introduce your students to International Development.. Employment and internship/volunteer opportunities with ADRA..

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  • Title: ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Gift Catalogue.. Become a Fundraiser.. Pathfinders.. Although ADRA Canada primarily collects funds to support our network projects, there are more ways that you can be involved in helping us achieve our mission.. Here are some exciting opportunities through which YOU can participate in the mission of ADRA Canada.. Visit our.. online Gift  ...   the catalogue in PDF form.. Become A Fundraiser.. Set up a Fundraiser account with ADRA and start fundraising today!.. ADRA Canada has prepared resources for Pathfinder Clubs which will educate them about the conditions and cultures of other children around the world.. Check out the ADRA Pathfinder honours that you can offer..

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  • Title: Who We Are - Our History - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Soon after the end of the Second World War, the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Service (SAWS), was created to aid those affected by serious disasters, which were becoming more and more frequent.. SAWS was incorporated in Maryland, USA on November 13, 1956.. To reflect the Church s worldwide involvement, the name Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Service was changed to Seventh-day Adventist World Service in 1973.. As crisis situations became more and more serious, relief and development efforts increased and SAWS itself developed into a new organization called ADRA, Adventist Development and Relief Agency.. This is now the official and separately registered international development and relief agency of the SDA Church.. The name change from SAWS to ADRA occurred in the early 1980s, to more fully reflect the  ...   themselves.. Following its mandate, ADRA has successfully helped hundreds of thousands of people raise their level of living to a decent standard of which the participants can be proud.. Relief continues to be an integral part of ADRA s program.. ADRA Canada responds to disasters by providing funding for food, clothing, water, medicines, and temporary shelters to those suffering from famine, hurricanes, cyclones, earthquakes, floods, and conflict.. In the development field, ADRA s work continues as we try to break the poverty cycle.. Income generation programs, water and sanitation initiatives, agricultural improvement seminars, micro-finance enterprises, cooperatives, basic shelters, literacy and health programs are all an integral part of ADRA s work.. Most of the projects accentuate the role of women and the protection of children..

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  • Title: Who We Are - Our Partners - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).. The CIDA supports sustainable development through its partnerships with private and public sectors in Canada and in developing nations.. CIDA has been ADRA Canada's partner in the implementation of humanitarian interventions globally for over 20 years.. Canadian Foodgrains Bank.. Established in 1983, the CFGB is a partnership of Canadian churches and church-based agencies working to end hunger in developing countries.. On behalf of its fifteen member agencies, including ADRA Canada, the Foodgrains Bank collects grain and cash donations, provides funds and expert advice for projects submitted by member agencies and their partners.. Colin Glassco Foundation.. Established in 1996, the Colin Glassco Foundation for Children, supports vulnerable children in Canada and Zambia.. ADRA Canada has been Glassco Foundation s partner in supporting children in Zambia, particularly in the Gwembe Valley.. Canadian Churches in Action (CCA).. CCA is a coalition of ten Canadian faith-based organizations involved in  ...   coalition of Canadian civil society organisations to provide technical assistance and emergency aid in response to requests from the Mozambican people.. Over the years their coalition has included development agencies,church-based development organisations, unions and solidarity groups.. This diversity of members and their representatives passion for COCAMO and the people of Mozambique have made them one of the longest serving coalitions for change in Canada.. GlobalMedic.. ADRA Canada works with GlobalMedic in providing emergency water and relief to survivors of disasters, as well as building local capacity to deliver relief operations in developing nations.. Hinks Dellcrest.. The Hinks-Dellcrest Centre is a community affiliate of the University of Toronto s Faculty of Medicine (Department of Psychiatry) and Faculty of Social Work dedicated to promoting optimal social, emotional, and behavioural well-being in infants, children, youth, and their families.. ADRA Canada works with Hinks-Dellcrest Centre in implementing learning through play among children in Cambodia..

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  • Title: Who We Are - Our Memberships - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC).. ADRA Canada is a member of the OCIC, an expanding community of Ontario-based international development and global education organizations and individual associate members working globally for social justice.. Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC).. ADRA Canada became a member of the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) in 2012.. MCIC is a coalition of organizations involved in international development who are committed to: respect, empowerment and self-determination of all peoples; environmental protection, global understanding, cooperation and social justice.. MCIC s mission as a coordinating structure is to promote public awareness of international issues, to foster member interaction, and to administer funds for  ...   humanitarian agencies and NGOs (including ADRA Canada) who s involved in responding to humanitarian emergencies worldwide.. Its membership also includes representatives from CIDA (IHA) and Foreign Affairs.. Canadian Christian Relief and Development Association.. The Canadian Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) is an association of Canadian Christian organizations involved in relief, development, and justice who are committed to integrated, transformational development.. Canadian Council of Christian Charities.. The Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC) is a registered charitable organization.. It is also an association, primarily of charities, within the evangelical Christian community.. Its purpose is to integrate spiritual concerns of ministry with practical aspects of management, stewardship and accountability..

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  • Title: Who We Are - Our Supporters - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: ADRA Canada would like to thank VOAR in Newfoundland for recording and airing radio spots for us, and for all of their continued support..

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  • Title: What We Do - Our Work Internationally - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: ADRA Canada provides assistance around the world by responding to disasters and funding development projects.. Our International Program addresses needs in the following sectors:.. Food Security.. Food is the source of life.. Adequate and appropriate nutrition is vital to human growth and immunity to disease.. Health.. Millions have little or  ...   health-care services.. Education.. Basic literacy and education are key to breaking the poverty cycle.. Economic Development.. Survival and self-sufficiency are almost impossible to achieve for the unemployed and those with limited income.. Emergency Management.. Floods, famines, earthquakes, fires and wars wreak havoc on the lives of millions of people every year..

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  • Title: What We Do - Our Work in Canada - ADRA Canada
    Descriptive info: Our Work Nationally.. The National Program addresses felt needs at the community level by supporting a wide range of projects in Canada.. Thousands of volunteers implement over 100 projects nationwide.. ADRA Canada strives to alleviate poverty with a focus on the following five initiatives:.. Community Services.. Youth.. First Nations.. Emergency Response..

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