Member News

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 [...]

ACT member LWF assists as humanitarian crisis in northern Uganda worsens

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19 Jan 2017
Thousands flee civil war in South Sudan every week MOYO, Uganda/GENEVA, 16 January 2016 (LWI) – The peak is over, but the numbers are still overwhelming: about 700 refugees arrive [...]

Ninety masons trained to rebuild in rural Nepal

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19 Jan 2017
ACT member LWF and Islamic Relief Worldwide train builders in quake-proof construction (LWI) – Tashi Tamang is busy. The 30-year-old mason from Ramche in Nepal’s central Rasuwa district has just [...]

The horror of being twice a refugee

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17 Jan 2017
Photo Credits: Armenia Round Table Foundation The year is 1988 and Ila Tomasyan is a young girl forced to leave Baku. Shortly after, her mother finds refugee for her daughters [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 3 December

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17 Jan 2017
     

ACT member LWF supports Colombia peace process

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17 Jan 2017
(27.09.2016) As the Colombian government and the leader of the main guerilla group prepare to sign the peace agreement to end the Colombian civil war today in Cartagena, the ACT [...]

Innovative voucher system instead of aid distribution

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17 Jan 2017
(21.09.2016) “It’s just like a market, we can choose ourselves what we need!” says Charlotte*, one of the 565 visitors to the relief goods fair organized in Nola, Sangha Mbaere [...]

Flooding and insecurity after drought

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17 Jan 2017
(15.09.2016) – (LWI) – After a severe drought which brought ten million people to the brink of starvation, the returning seasonal rains have started irregularly. There is little rain in some [...]
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