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ADRA Responds in Ecuador

The Government of Ecuador asks ADRA to Coordinate Emergency Distributions in Four Coastal Cities Affected by the 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake.

On April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake brought major devastation to the South American country of Ecuador.  The death toll is now over 600, including 4 Canadians. This number is expected to rise dramatically once the rubble is moved and the "missing" turn into confirmed fatalities.   Read More

Worth the Walk

Remembering the People of Nepal One Year after their Earthquake

On April 25, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shattered the country of Nepal. Almost 9,000 people were killed, and many more injured. Three and a half million people were rendered homeless. Chandra Bahadur Shrestha was one of those millions. He was 78 years old.  Read More

Disaster and Famine Relief

Help ADRA Save Lives in the Critical hours and Days after a Natural Disaster by Giving Generously to the Disaster and Famine Relief Offering on May 14.

Earthquakes, floods, cyclones, landslides, and drought bring death and devastation. Each year brings new tragedy and crisis, often into the lives of people already struggling to survive. ADRA brings emergency relief to people who have lost everything. Bottled water, food, shelter kits, hygiene supplies, cooking utensils, and medical assistance help save lives. Recovery programs help people rebuild their homes and livelihoods.  Read More  Watch Video Spot

ADRA Welcomes Thoko to Our Family

Meet the Latest Addition to our ADRA Canada Staff

Thokozani Njoloma Dhliwayo a.k.a Thoko (as she likes to be called) comes to us with a rich background of engagement and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation of program activities in developing countries. She has over five years of experience overseeing the operations, management and utilization of UNFPA-funded projects among others.
 
Thoko brings to ADRA Canada a solid understanding of the determinants of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, and their management in developing countries.
 
Thoko obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is also a qualified midwife. She recently gained an MPH (Global Health) from the University of Melbourne in Australia. She has always wanted to work for God and joining ADRA is an answered call.
 
A native of Malawi Thoko is married to Believe Dhliwayo originally from Zimbabwe together they enjoy praise and worship and engaging young adults on various health related issues.

Thoko will be the Project Manager of PROMISE, ADRA’s newest program that will be saving the lives of mothers and children in the countries of Rwanda, Malawi and Ghana.

 

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