Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D), the development and relief agency of The Presbyterian Church in Canada, supports local, community-based development projects and responds with emergency relief in response to disaster and conflict. PWS&D also supports refugee sponsorship through local Presbyterian congregations.
PWS&D undertakes development, emergency and refugee activities that restore human dignity, ease the pain of want, promote self-help and encourage community cooperation that benefits all. All of this is done with sensitivity to gender issues, empowerment of the marginalized and the protection of human rights.
PWS&D promotes awareness of global issues, connecting Canadians to the needs of others throughout the world.