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30 Oct 2017 description

Episcopal Relief & Development is proud to announce that it has received a $1.4 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand its integrated Early Childhood Development program (ECD) in Zambia and to extend the program into Kenya. The four-year grant will enable the organization and its local partners, Zambia Anglican Council Outreach Programmes (ZACOP) and Anglican Church of Kenya Development Services (ADS-Nyanza), to impact 7,600 families including 14,880 children under the age of three, many of whom are impacted by HIV/AIDS.

29 Sep 2015 description

Issued by Episcopal Relief & Development, Member of the Faith Alliance for Health

An interfaith coalition of faith-based organizations has announced it will mobilize one million faith leaders over the next five years to help improve the health of women and children in countries with high child mortality rates.

05 Dec 2014 description

Episcopal Relief & Development will expand its maternal and child health programs in Ghana, Kenya and Zambia through the Empowering Rural Communities to Improve Child and Maternal Health project. The project’s goal is to end preventable child deaths by promoting life-saving behaviors and increasing the availability and use of high-impact health services in areas where people live far from medical facilities.

10 Jan 2008 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people in Kenya impacted by ongoing election-related civil unrest. Violent protests between supporters of President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga have erupted across the country since the outcome of the contested presidential election was announced on December 27, 2007.

Since then the official death toll has topped 600, though some believe the real number is much higher. Over 250,000 people have fled their homes.

03 Jan 2008 description

Episcopal Relief and Development stands ready to provide emergency assistance to communities in Kenya affected by election-related civil unrest. The outcome of the presidential election held last Thursday is hotly contested and violent protests have erupted across the country between supporters of President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga.

The extent of the violence is severe. At least 300 people have been killed so far, including 35 who were burned to death after seeking shelter in a church.

13 Sep 2007 description

Episcopal Relief and Development's (ERD) NetsforLife malaria partnership is providing life saving protection to children and families in 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The program is protecting close to 700,000 people, including mothers and vulnerable children who are most susceptible to contracting the disease.

The NetsforLife partnership encompasses ERD and a number of private individuals and corporations including ExxonMobil Foundation, Standard Chartered Bank and the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation. Christian Aid is playing a key role as well.

22 May 2006 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is responding to people affected by floods in Malawi and Kenya.

27 Apr 2006 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people in Kenya affected by severe drought. While parts of the country have received heavy seasonal rains, thousands living in districts in northern Kenya and millions in neighboring countries in East Africa such as Tanzania and Somalia continue facing food crises.