Member News

ACT Alliance member LWF General Secretary visits Chad

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

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

Kader ali in hagadera camp
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

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

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

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

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

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

17 Jan 2017

ACT member LWF supports Colombia peace process

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 [...]
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