International Day of Charity

2019-08-23T11:19:11-04:00Tags: , , , , |

On September 5, we recognize International Day of Charity. Eradicating poverty is a global challenge and each sector has a critical role to play in implementing solutions to meet the needs of the most vulnerable. Pray that al marginalized people will have access to basic needs and will be able to flourish and thrive. Pray that individuals and organizations will step

World Youth Skills Day

2019-07-02T13:15:53-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On July 15 we recognize World Youth Skills Day. According to the United Nations, “there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.” The youth play a huge role in creating and maintaining stable societies and sustainable development, but they’re

International Day of Cooperatives

2019-06-27T16:28:47-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

July 6 is International Day of Cooperatives. Cooperatives are considered one of the solutions to the problem of inequality and injustice in the world. It is grounded in sustainable development and uses ethical values and principles. At its core is concern for the well-being of its members, creating fair opportunities, jobs

Global Poverty and Hunger

2018-09-11T16:25:45-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

About 815 million people around the world go to bed hungry every night. Please pray for those suffering from the effects of extreme poverty and hunger. Pray especially for young children, who are most susceptible to illness and death. The Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), which is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies, has launched a campaign to encourage