This month’s Power of Partnerships features a collaborative effort between rural communities, the Episcopal Church of the Philippines and the municipal government of Cabiao. In four barangays (villages) in the country’s central plains region, the local government has matched the efforts of the Church to build artesian wells in places where water is scarce. To become eligibl
UGANDA - Though Uganda has experienced a period of political stability and economic growth since the 1990s, an estimated 35% of Ugandans still live in poverty. The majority of Ugandans (about 88%) live in rural areas, where subsistence agriculture is the major source of food and income.
Today, malaria is a leading cause of illness and death in Uganda. It is responsible for 40% of all outpatient visits, 25% of hospital stays and 14% of deaths in hospital. Children under age five and pregnant women constitute the majority of malaria cases.
Episcopal Relief & Development works with over 3 million people each year, through local partners in more than 40 countries. We support programs that alleviate hunger, promote health, create economic opportunities, and respond to disasters. Together, we are healing a hurting world.