ACT News

New ACT resource identifies Climate Finance sources relevant to Members

ACT Alliance is pleased to share our new Resource Guide to Climate Finance: An orientation to sources of funds for climate change programmes and action. It is available in English [...]

The time is ripe for Ecumenical Diakonia

ACT’s General Secretary Rudelmar Bueno de Faria addressed the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 15 June 2018 at a Plenary Session entitled Ecumenical Diakonia and [...]

ACT Alliance condemns the separation of children from the families by US authorities

In the past few months more than 2000 children have been separated from their parents as their families tried to cross the US border. Audio of children wailing in agony [...]

ACT General Secretary joins faith leaders encouraging participation in the Season of Creation

This week, ACT’s General Secretary Rudelmar Bueno de Faria joined leaders from the world’s major Christian denominations in a joint letter calling on communities to engage in the Season of Creation. [...]

ACT Alliance joins ACT Nicaragua Forum in reaffirming call for Peace in Nicaragua  

The anti-government protests which started on April 18 have resulted in further political instability and a rising death toll in Nicaragua. Initially spurred by President Daniel Ortega’s plans to change [...]

ACT Alliance deeply concerned for the deterioration of democracy, human rights and justice Guatemala

We, the ecumenical and faith-based organizations members of the ACT Guatemala Forum, concerned about the latest events that highlight the complex situation and adverse environment regarding human rights, the search [...]

Modern Slavery, a keynote address from ACT’s General Secretary

"Slavery violates the free will and the integrity of every human being created in the image of God." - Rudelmar Bueno de Faria. Earlier this month, an International Forum on Modern Slavery [...]

The ACT Alliance Nicaragua Forum responds to the crisis in Managua

Over one month has passed since political upheaval engulfed Nicaragua’s capital city, Managua. Demonstrations started on April 18 as Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega planned to change the nation’s social welfare [...]

Bread for the World study tour shows Germany’s innovative climate change adaptation and risk management

For many years Bread for the World together with its partners, and particularly through ACT Alliance’s advocacy work on climate justice, has supported and enabled communities to fight for changes [...]

"Desafío que Aceptamos" - FUMEC ALC

Desafío que Aceptamos: Campaña regional de la FUMEC sobre justicia socio ambiental, economía y construcción de Paz. Desde hace algunos años la Federación universal de movimientos estudiantiles cristianos (WSCF) viene [...]
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Member News

Ubumbano in action: creating a solidarity model in South Africa

Exploring new ways of working together in South and Southern Africa within the ACT Alliance. By Gerhard Buttner, Programme Manager, Christian Aid South Africa. South Africa is one of the most [...]

Cash for Work: the Road to Resilience 

The dust whipped through the air as we traversed different villages in Baringo County in Kenya. This is a land of scattered homesteads among the barren plains of sand and [...]

Supporting Burundian refugees

Jubilant women coming from water buckets collection in Mtendeli camp. Credit: Albert Temu Prior to the current influx of Burundian refugees, Tanzania had only one remaining refugee camp i.e Nyarugusu, [...]

"You should always look for success and it will boost you", says a young Syrian-Armenian entrepreneur

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

  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”

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

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

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

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

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 [...]
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