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The Anglican Relief and Development Fund Canada (ARDFC) is a Canadian global aid agency that works in close partnership with the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC).

ARDFC together with the Anglican Relief and Development Fund (ARDF) comprise the global relief and development arm of our province, the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). In 2012, we welcomed ARDF-Australia (ARDFA) to the ARDF network.

» See a one-page fact sheet on ARDFC
» Learn more about ARDFC’s Canadian board


ARDFC's mission
ARDFC undertakes carefully selected and monitored relief and development projects with partner dioceses in developing nations, to relieve poverty,
provide food and other necessities of life, as well as provide training to
improve skills in healthcare, agriculture and irrigation, and to advance the Christian faith.


ARDFC’s distinctives
At the Anglican Relief & Development Fund Canada (ARDFC), we believe that Christ’s command to love our neighbours as ourselves is integrally linked to His commission to go into all the world and make disciples.

When you support ARDFC projects, you can be confident that your gift will make a real and lasting difference in the lives of people in developing countries. You also have the assurance that ARDFC projects have been thoroughly researched and are carefully monitored to ensure objectives are being met. And you will know that your gift will help an Anglican diocese in the Global South meet often desperate needs in its communities.

When ARDFC takes on projects, it establishes direct partnerships with the Global South dioceses that will implement each of these life-changing missions.
Since ARDFC is a registered Canadian Charity, it can issue receipts for Canadian income tax purposes.

» See more on the distinctives of ARDFC


ARDFC projects
ARDFC projects are selected after consultation with such esteemed international Anglican advisors as Baroness Caroline Cox, Archbishop Mouneer Anis (Middle
East), Archbishop Bolly Lapok (SE Asia), Archbishop Justice Akrofi (W Africa) and Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul Yak (Sudan), Archbishop Henri Isingoma (Congo) and Presiding Bishop Hector Zavala (Southern Cone).

In order to be selected, projects must be:
• local ventures in the Global South with high impact results that provide
   permanent life changes
• well researched and provide measureable goals and results
• administered through the local Global South Anglican Diocese

You can check out the current ARDFC project here.





 
  ARDFC is now collecting donations to aid persecuted Christians in Northern Iraq. Learn more and please help now.

 

 Project fundraising progress
  Building a pediatric ward in Yei, South Sudan

 
  Project goal:
Donations to-date:

$66,000
$56,800

   86%

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  Diocese of Yei says "Thank you"
 
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The Bishop of Yei writes ARDFC supporters to say "thank you" for the initial installment of funds and announces that construction has begun on the new pediatrics ward which we are sponsoring.  See his letter here

A recent visitor to the medical centre in Yei, writes that the existing pediatrics ward "...was so full when we were there-never less than 18 children in a 10 bed ward (often many more) so the Diocese is really grateful."

 

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Anglican Relief and Development Fund Canada | c/o Box 1013 | Burlington, ON | L7R 4L8 | Canada

Registered Canadian Charity Number: 84730 1413 RR0001