Member News

“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 [...]

Urgent support for DRC refugees needed

03 Apr 2018
Over 2000 people a day crossing border to Uganda (LWI) – ACT member the LWF in Uganda is poised to manage three entry points for refugees fleeing conflict in the Democratic Republic [...]

South Sudan crisis set to become Africa’s largest

03 Apr 2018
ACT member LWF appeals for funds (LWI) – The plight of refugees from South Sudan is set to become Africa’s largest refugee crisis, with the Lutheran World Federation on the [...]

ACT member LWF assists refugees returning to Somalia

03 Apr 2018
Skills enable young refugees to start a new life in back home (LWI) – A protracted refugee situation in Dadaab, Kenya, means, that many young people are born in the [...]
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