Member News

ACT member LWF supports communities in Angola secure their land rights

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09 Feb 2017
(LWI) – “Land is so important to us, all our rights come from the land,” Joao*, president of the Farmers’ association in Chinganga Moises Village, Angola, says. “Having land ensures [...]

Concern about situation in South Sudan

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09 Feb 2017
Atrocities and impending famine in war-torn country (14.12.2016) – ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is urgently calling for more support to help the victims of the resurging civil [...]

Women’s cooperative against gender-based violence in Nepal

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02 Feb 2017
(8.12.2016) – When neighbors attack her verbally, Rita Lama now presses the record button on her mobile phone.  “The recording is evidence if I have to fight a case in [...]

Looking at the needs of refugees with disabilities

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02 Feb 2017
(3.12.2016) – In a way, life in Za’atari refugee camp is not so different from life at home for Ahmed Bahar*, 22. Four years ago he fled his hometown Da’ara [...]

Life after a land mine

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02 Feb 2017
ACT Alliance member LWF supports survivors in Colombia – International day of people with disabilities (3.12.2016) – He should have listened to the bird, Cristo Perez says of the little [...]

ACT Alliance member LWF General Secretary visits Chad

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26 Jan 2017
Attention and innovative solutions are needed to address a protracted crisis (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge visited the LWF country program in [...]

Seeds for Solutions: refugees and host communities working together

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26 Jan 2017
LWF Chad program helps farmers reap tons of fresh produce from bare farmland (LWI) – During his visit to Chad last week, ACT Alliance member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) [...]

Preparing young refugees for a return to Somalia

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26 Jan 2017
Initiative links refugee skills in Kenya to employment offers in Mogadishu DADAAB, Kenya/ GENEVA, 6 January 2017 (LWF) – For Kadar Ali Ahmed, not even the sky is the limit. [...]

Providing primary education for all in Dadaab refugee camps

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19 Jan 2017
(LWF, 12 January 2017) – If she had the nationality of the country in which she lives, Sowdo Mohamed Kilas, 18, would have been admitted to one of the best [...]

Learning to farm more efficiently in Colombia’s insecure Chocó district

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19 Jan 2017
“LWF has taught us to farm more nutritious crops” Along the Chicué River, in northwestern Colombia’s Chocó district, ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) provides humanitarian support to indigenous [...]
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