Member News

Ubumbano in action: creating a solidarity model in South Africa

22 Jun 2018
Exploring new ways of working together in South and Southern Africa within the ACT Alliance. By Gerhard Buttner, Programme Manager, Christian Aid South Africa. South Africa is one of the most [...]

Cash for Work: the Road to Resilience 

15 Jun 2018
The dust whipped through the air as we traversed different villages in Baringo County in Kenya. This is a land of scattered homesteads among the barren plains of sand and [...]

Supporting Burundian refugees

08 Jun 2018
Jubilant women coming from water buckets collection in Mtendeli camp. Credit: Albert Temu Prior to the current influx of Burundian refugees, Tanzania had only one remaining refugee camp i.e Nyarugusu, [...]

“You should always look for success and it will boost you”, says a young Syrian-Armenian entrepreneur

25 May 2018
Credit: Armenia Round Table Foundation Angela Kirkian was born in Aleppo. She came to Armenia four years ago with her mother. Her sister, brother, and aunt stayed in Syria. “They [...]

Diaconia partner visits Sertão do Pajeú in Pernambuco

15 May 2018
  By Tádzio Estevam (Diaconia communication advisor) Members of the German organization for international cooperation Brot für die Welt, one of Diaconia’s historical partners, were in Pernambuco between 7th and [...]

Paris agreement: “Don’t water it down”

07 May 2018
ACT member LWF calls for robust implementation of Paris Climate agreement (LWI) – On the occasion of the UN climate change conference currently taking place in Bonn, Germany, The Lutheran World Federation [...]

Re-building Homes and Lives after Devastating 2015 Earthquake

07 Apr 2018
Building her own home has been a dream for Kali Kamini, known in her Nepali village as ‘Grandma’ – and her dream became reality thanks to ACT member The Lutheran [...]

Smart Communities in Kenya

07 Apr 2018
ACT member LWF Part of Cross-Sector Coalition Helping Refugee Settlements Go Digital (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has joined a high-powered public-private coalition to transform refugee settlements into [...]

Building trust between refugees and hosts in Chad

07 Apr 2018
Returnees and host community members living and working together (LWI) – Chad in central Africa continues to receive refugees from surrounding countries experiencing civil war, including the Central African Republic (CAR). [...]

Security first for refugees from Nigeria

03 Apr 2018
ACT member LWF informs refugees in Cameroon about danger of unassisted return to Boko Haram occupied areas (LWI) – Four years ago, thousands of people fled the Boko Haram terror in [...]
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