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Climate Change
28 Aug 2015

The We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice Pan Africa Cycling Caravan launches this Saturday 29th August. Cyclists are setting off on a 6500km journey from Maputo to raise the voices of people at the forefront of a changing climate. The caravan will go through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania […]

Young children in Burundi eating a meal prepared by their mothers, who are part of a nutrition course provided by the Diocese of Bujumbura, a PWRDF partner. Photo: Zaida Bastos
08 Jul 2015

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is pleased to announce a new joint program with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD). PWRDF will contribute $2,654,612 over five years towards the $17,697,412 project that will focus on maternal and child health in 350 villages in Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Tanzania. […]

Antonia Joaquim Xavier Sadardine offers a drink from behind the counter of her bar and restaurant in Nampula, Mozambique.  Thanks to micro-credit loans from the Caixa, she has been able to hire six full-time workers as her business expands.
Photo: Simon Chambers/ACT/PWDRF
07 Mar 2014

Microcredit unions have become part of the landscape of development projects since the Grameen Bank pioneered the use of micro-loans to provide credit to poor individuals without collateral in Bangladesh. In Mozambique, ACT member the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund microfinance project has gone one step further. The organisation has set up financial institutions […]

Civil society rallies together to march for climate justice at the 2012 UN climate summit in Durban, South Africa. NCA/Jane Vogt Evensen
17 Jan 2014

The Southern Africa Regional Forum (SARF) has as a group been a strong advocate for justice in the extractive industry and in governance since 2012. The issues are a shared priority, as the forum’s 44 members and one observer work with communities affected by multinational or large companies working in the region. Taking the viewpoint that as the business sector works globally, so […]