1967 Peter Feddema, CRWRC’s first agriculturalist, in Korea.
1972 Fred and pig project in the Philippines
Jennie and sewing group, Philippines 1971.
1976 Guatemala earthquake
Honduras. Agua Caliente – a typical home in 1980.
Honduras. A home being built in Agua Caliente after the second successful harvest of rice. CRWRC began working in Honduras following Hurricane Fifi in 1974. Along with several large, Christian organizations from North America and Europe, CRWRC started a Honduran agency called CEDEN (the Comite Evangelico de Deserrollo y Emergencia Nacional) to work in several regions of Honduras and carry out relief work through local evangelical churches.
Nairobi. Simon Ngeru and Teresia Waweru are mentored through PWW and lead other business owners in growing and creating jobs, '94.
Kenyan entrepreneur Simon Ngeru leads more than 700 small to medium business owners in CHESS, an affiliate of PWW. (Partners Worldwide), '94. PWW A Movement: Partners Worldwide is a dynamic global network of business and professional people who bear witness to their faith and love in Jesus Christ so that rich and poor, individuals and groups, communities and nations are transformed to more completely reflect the kingdom of God.
Micah Challenge. MEMBERS OF THE MICAH ACTION CLUB AT KING'S WANT TO KICK SOME BUTT TO ACHIEVE THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
West Africa Drought
Senegal woodstove distribution. Women in the village of MborurokhCisse in Senegal prepare a meal to be cooked on the fuel-efficient Jambaar wood stove, provided by CRWRC through partner agency Beer-Sheba. The stoves will both preserve the local environment, as they burn as much as 50% less charcoal during an average meal preparation, and save money that local families would have spent to purchase wood in this heavily deforested area.
Park Lighting Promotion
Park Lighting check presented by Betty Johannesen
Elly Dalmaijer in Ethiopia
George Fernhout in Pakistan
Fernhout in Pakistan
2010 Haiti Capitol destruction
Jack Dalmaijer in Ethiopa
Kenya borehole well
Kenya Waterpan – man-made pond to water livestock
Kenya maternal and child health
Niger zia hole
Nicaragua Nehemiah Centre?
A HOUSING DEVELOPMENT NEAR BUTUAN IN THE PHILIPPINES - A CRWRC PROJECT
KING'S INTERNS SARAH CHOI ON ASSIGNMENT WITH CRWRC IN BANGLADESH
John Orkar’s lectures on African history at King’s
Jonathan de Koning, as a King's student on internship in Haiti with CRWRC
THESE WOMEN ARE PART OF A LITERACY GROUP IN THE SLUMS OF DHAKA BANGLADESH. CRWRC BELIEVES THAT LITERACY IS KEY TO THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN WHICH IS IN TURN KEY TO COMMUNITY THRIVING
THESE EMERALD RICE FIELDS SUSTAIN A DENSE POPULATION IN BANGLADESH THANKS TO A RICE INTENSIFICATION PROGRAM BEGUN BY CRWRC
THIS COOPERATIVE GROUP NOW ENJOYS FOOD SECURITY THANKS TO A RICE HUSKING PROJECT FACILITATED BY PARI, CRWRC'S PARTNER IN JAMPALUR DISTRICT OF BANGLADESH
A FARMER IN RURAL BANGLADESH STANDS PROUD IN FRONT OF HIS CANE CROP
ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE SEWING COOPERATIVE
THIS COBBLER HAS STARTED HIS OWN BUSINESS TAKEN FROM THE COOPERATIVE SAVINGS AND CREDIT FUND, A KEY COMPONENT TO CRWRC'S STRATEGY TO WORK WITH THE URBAN POOR IN DHAKA BANGLADESH
ILLITERATE ONLY A FEW YEARS AGO, THIS WOMAN NOW CHAIRS A REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COOPERATIVE AS PART OF CRWRC'S RURAL PROGRAM IN JAMALPUR DISTRICT IN BANGLADESH
THIS WOMEN'S GROUP HAS RECEIVED TRAINING FROM CRWRC THAT HELPED THEM ESTABLISH A SMALL GARMET INDUSTRY IN THE SLUMS OF DHAKA BANGLADESH
A COMMUNITY TRAINER LEADS A NUTRITION WORKSHOP IN DHAKA BANGLADESH
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP IN SHILLONG, INDIA - HOSTED BY CRWRC'S PARTNER THERE, NEICORD
Geoff Brouwer on Assignment in Tanzania
ROY AND JIM VISSER MEETING WITH STAFF OF SATHI - ONE OF CRWRC'S PARTNERS IN BANGLADESH
CGFB Haiti Study tour 2011 Ecole Nationale de Trouin near Leogane, Haiti. Pielu Modin (16). Funded by PWRDF (Anglican Primates world relief and development fund)
Combines ready to harvest for Food Grains Bank
Haiti Port au Prince legislature building
Fulani people in Mali
Sara in Bangladesh
Ethiopian dancers celebration irrigation project
Canadian Food Grains Bank distribution in Tanzania
Corn farmer in Lesotho
Canal being dug in Bangladesh
Sewing project in Bangladesh
South Sudan sorghum grower
South Sudan group
Senegal neighborhood council
Building a house in Haiti. CRWRC COMPLETES 3000th HOUSE IN HAITI! Willy and Clairnite Parfait
Dalmeijer enjoys a mouthful at CRWRC 40th anniversary in the Philippines
Uganda AIDS Uganda. Aramanth is grown and helps with AIDS affect persons.
Cambodia team. Love Cambodia – Currently working in 10 villages in Prey Veng province, facilitating a 10 step community organizing process focused on integrated community development that focuses on agricultural production and food security, community health and environment, children’s education, income generation and savings groups, and peace and advocacy.
Rachel Brink CRWRC – Cambodia
Philippines Red Hat for AIDS
Indonesia Tsunami program
Indonesia older lady
Niger. Joël, age 20, digs "crescent moons" like those below in exchange for food rations for his family.
Niger. Tanlimba receives free food rations.
a new program to address the health and nutrition needs of women and children in Kenya. CRWRC program with Pwani Christian Community Services (CCS) in Mwatate in the Coastal Province of Kenya.
Los Banos, Philippines farmer
Volunteers with the YMCA of Nicaragua (ACJ). New youth community centres.
Bakery employees in Nicaragua bring home an income and can afford education, medicine, and housing for their children.
Honduras. Men in Agua Caliente laying a pipeline to bring water to the village
CRWRC-Guatemala staff Rev. Moises Colop and staff.
Meeting with community leaders Nueva Esperanza Miralta, Guatemala 1978
50th anniversary logo
Crwrc and classis alberta north photos
Hong Kong Response 1964 India 1965 Ontario Clothing Depot opens 1966CRWRC-US moves to current location in Grand Rapids, Michigan 1967
Hurricane Camille hit the Gulf Coast onAugust 17, 1969, as a Category 5 storm killing more than 250 people. CRWRC responded to Camille in 1969. CRWRC Canada incorporated; Appalachia, Mexico, Nigeria 1969
Canadian Foodgrains Bank begins; East Africa, Ecuador, Kenya, Uganda 1983Mali, Ghana, Chad, Sudan, Brazil, Turkey,Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belize, Mozambique 1984 Guinea, Zimbabwe 1986 Panama 1987 Malawi, Tanzania 1989
1990’s Free A Family begins; Niger 1991Horn of Africa; 37 Deacons Conferences across North America 1992
Free To Serve; Romania, Croatia, Russia, Zaire, Aridlands 1993 AIDS response begins; Partners forChristian Development begins; Rwanda, Burma, Thailand 1994Service Link Canada begins; Peter Fish banks begin 1995 Joseph Fund begins; Indochina, Cuba, Burundi 1996
2000 Diaconal Ministries Canada begins; 9/11 response 2001 Bev Abma (l), CRWRC-DRS Director, atthe World Trade Center, NYC, September 2001
South Africa 2002 Afghanistan 2003 Asia tsunami 2004 Hurricane Katrina 2005Embrace AIDS Campaign begins 2007
Communities First Association begins 2009 Joined Facebook June 12, 2009
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 1West Africa Drought Response Niger Apr 2012 - Sep 2012Philippines - Typhoon Response Philippines Dec 2011 - Apr 2012Eastern Sumba Famine Response Indonesia Dec 2011 - May 2012East Africa Drought Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia Jul 2011 - presentEarthquake/Tsunami Japan Apr 2011 - Jun 2012Flooding Relief Pakistan Jul 2010 - Jul 2012Sindh Floods Oct 2011 - Apr 2012
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 2Earthquake Haiti Jan 2010 - Jun 2012Darfur Famine Relief Sudan Aug 2004 - Feb 2012Post-Conflict Recovery South Sudan Sep 2010 - Aug 2012Restoring Agriculture Liberia Jul 2008 - Sep 2011Flooding Relief Sri Lanka Jul 2010 - Jul 2011Food Security inDiankabou and Madougou Mali Jul 2008 - Jul 2011Flood Relief in Mutarara Mozambique Apr 2008, - Jul 2011
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 3Cyclone Sidr Bangladesh Nov 2007 - Jun 2010Tsunami Relief Indonesia Dec 2004 - May 2010Families Affected by Conflict Chad Jun 2007 - Jun 2009Refugees in Jordan & Syria Iraq Jan 2008 - Jun 2009Teso Flood Relief Uganda Feb 2008 - Jan 2009Hurricane Relief Haiti Sep - Dec 2008Tsunami Relief Sri Lanka Dec 2004 - Aug 2008Flooding Relief Ecuador Apr - May 2008Food Aid in Mount Elgon Kenya Apr 2007 - Mar 2008Hurricane Felix Relief Nicaragua Sep - Dec 2007
The Good Samaritan Centre in Miami helped over 25,000 Cuban refugees in the early 1960s
Nicaragua YMCA volunteers youth community centre.
Nicaragua bakery employees gain an income through employment
Honduras. Pipeline brings water to a village.
CRWRC Guatemala staff Rev. Moises Colop and staff.
1978 Meeting with community leaders Nueva Esperanza Miralta, Guatemala
2012 Current Volunteers Carol Paquette Country: Honduras Position:Volunteer Community Development Assistant and Training Facilitator Inglewood CRC Country: Honduras Position: Work Team Kings University College Country: Honduras Position: Work Team Japan Work Teams Country: Japan Work Teams September 2011 to July 2012
2 gentlemen with Andy Ryskamp and Ida Mutoigo