In the district of Makueni, east Kenya, the rains failed in October, November and December 2010. The resultant drought and crop failures have left 2.6 million people in need of food aid. Following consultation with the Government Agriculture Office, The … Read more
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On Saturday, December 4, at Christmas with The Salvation Army, held at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall, Robert (well-known as Bob) and Shirley McArthur were presented with The Salvation Army’s Order of the Founder, the highest Salvation Army honour for distinguished … Read more
Eleven-year-old Kristina Ayoub may not be royalty, but she’s a dynamic force for good at a Salvation Army church in east-end Montreal.
On Thursday, May 21, 2009, The Salvation Army’s National Recycling Operations (NRO) partnered with Health Partners International (HPI) to send a 40-foot container of supplies to Captain (Dr.) Paul Thistle at The Salvation Army Howard Hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe. HPI … Read more
China will soon mark one year since the May 12 Sichuan earthquake devastated the country’s southwest killing 80,000 and leaving more than 361,000 injured. It was the deadliest earthquake to hit China since 1976. Salvation Army staff in Hong Kong, … Read more
“Belief in action sums up The Salvation for me,” says Major Dean Pallant, Salvation Army International Health Services Coordinator. “In 117 countries worldwide, The Salvation Army is a significant participant in providing high quality primary health care
In the developing world, pregnancy and childbirth kill a woman every minute because there is no trained midwife or doctor to help.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is responsible for eight deaths every hour in Malawi, Africa. Manjita Biswas, Overseas Programs Consultant for The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda is currently in Malawi where The Salvation Army conducted an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign. More than … Read more
Dhaka, BANGLADESH – On Wednesday Salvation Army personnel, including a team visiting from Canada, were forced to make a quick exit from the city of Dhaka when a huge exchange of gunfire between junior and senior officers of the Bangladesh … Read more
Did you turn on a tap today to get your water supply? In third-world countries, villagers collect water from swamps or seasonal streams.