Member News

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 [...]

The Story of Ayranjians

08 Nov 2016
Like many Syrians, 74 year old Toros Ayrajyan and his wife, 62 year old Taguhi sold whatever was left in the ruins of their house in Aleppo and came to [...]

Integration and resillence building of Syrian refugees in Armenia

02 Nov 2016
Nazaret from Syria found refuge in Armenia with his family. Photo credits: Gharib Harutyunyan/ WCC Armenia Round Table foundation.   Nazaret came to Armenia in 2013, after he lost everything, [...]

Churches vital for peace process in South Sudan

17 Oct 2016
Panel discussion about civil society and peace-building from below in South Sudan (LWI) – The killing in South Sudan has to stop , the grassroots have to be involved at [...]

Girls aim higher in earthquake-affected Gatlang

17 Oct 2016
Thirteen-year-old Nima Chhiyog Lama still dreams about the small cozy room in her old house. A warm place, her family around her and the wood fire burning in the kitchen [...]

Help for the people of Haiti

17 Oct 2016
Hurricane Matthew causes destruction, death in the Caribbean ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) together with local partners is preparing to assist the communities in Haiti affected by Hurricane [...]

Career Counselling pilot radically decreases the number of school dropouts in Cambodia

17 Oct 2016
ACT Alliance member Finn Church Aid (FCA) has trained the first ever Career Counsellors for schools in Cambodia. As a result, career counselling is incorporated in the national curriculum and [...]

Dweller Driven Roma Settlement Upgrading in Serbia

12 Oct 2016
From 2007, Ecumenical Humanitarian Organization (EHO), ACT member from Serbia, is successfully implementing sanitation and house up grading (Housing) projects in substandard Roma settlements in Serbia. Roma is the most [...]

Perfect Timing in Uganda

22 Sep 2016
When PWRDF announced on August 12 that it was sending $30,000 to support relief efforts for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, we had no idea how timely our grant would [...]
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