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10 Years of Change: Addressing Inequity in the Child Welfare System

Posted: May 2nd, 2017 in Articles

Last year, the Toronto Star published a groundbreaking article outlining systemic racism in Toronto’s child welfare system. The story was part of an ongoing investigation by the Star, fueled by a report called ‘One Vision One Voice: Changing the Child Welfare System to Better Serve African Canadians,’ published by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services through the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies. While the Star article and the report highlighted the plight …

10 Years of Change: Closing the Global Surgery Gap

Posted: April 14th, 2017 in Articles

One of The Rhema Foundation Canada’s three main pillars is Heath and Wellbeing, which means that we strive to ensure that people in communities here and abroad are mentally, physically, socially well and ultimately living disease-free. In keeping with this goal, The Rhema Foundation Canada is embarking on a new project that will help to close the healthcare gap for people living in vulnerable communities around the world. This edition of our ‘10 Years of …

10 Years of Change: Derrick’s Story

Posted: March 11th, 2017 in Articles

While The Rhema Foundation Canada has spent a great deal of time tackling pressing issues in countries such as Malawi and Afghanistan, the organization has also made some great strides in the local community. With so many people in need right here in Toronto, The Rhema Foundation has always strived to address the issues in its own backyard. In keeping with its mission to change and affect lives one day at a time, one life at …

10 Years of Change: Nutrition in Afghanistan

Posted: March 11th, 2017 in Articles

The second installment of our ‘10 Years of Change‘ series follows The Rhema Foundation Canada’s work in with women and children in the nation of Afghanistan. Like the organization’s work in Malawi, the project was also carried out in partnership with the incredible World Vision team. In Afghanistan, malnutrition and food insecurity are ongoing and enduring issues that affect millions across the country. In fact, the World Food Programme has estimated that approximately 9.6 million people …

10 Years of Change: Microloans in Malawi

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Articles

March 2017 marks The Rhema Foundation Canada’s 10th anniversary. In honour of this special occasion, we will be sharing 10 stories highlighting some of our biggest accomplishments and proudest moments from the past decade. These stories will not only showcase the difference that charity can make in the lives of the vulnerable and marginalized, but they will also demonstrate the need for ongoing support. Just like the chapters in a book, The Rhema Foundation’s story continues …