The Christian Reformed Church in Canada was the third church group
On November 1, World Renew’s Canadian Director, Ida Kaastra Mutoigo, was among those elected to a four year term on the new governing board of ACT Alliance, a coalition of 150 churches and faith-based organizations working together in over 125 countries.
The Government of Canada has announced a match for humanitarian projects responding to famine and extreme food insecurity in many African countries. Every dollar donated by Canadians to drought and famine relief between March 17 and June 30 will be matched by the government.
“Like the four countries facing extreme hunger crises today,” writes Jason Patinkin, a reporter with IRIN, “the famine that gripped Ethiopia from 1983 to 1985 struggled for attention until it was far too late.” In the end, nearly one million Ethiopians died during that famine.