Member News

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 [...]

Innovative voucher system instead of aid distribution

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

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 [...]

ACT Alliance member LWF and partners distribute relief goods in Haiti

17 Jan 2017
JEREMIE, Haiti/ GENEVA, 13 October 2016 (LWI) – As the full extent of the hurricane damage in Haiti becomes evident, ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has started distributing [...]

Fighting against the clock: Every day out of school reduces the chance of going back

12 Nov 2016
Only days after any emergency you’ll see parents looking to get their kids back to school. Dean Brooks, a leading expert in the field, says that schools create a sense [...]
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