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Gunilla SDG blog
14 Jul 2016

Leave no one’s dignity behind   A group of mostly elderly women in Zinga village in Tanzania tell me what it’s like to receive cash transfers from Tanzania’s flagship social protection programme the Productive Social Safety Net. Since the cash transfer is targeted to the “poorest of the poor” (about 10 percent of the village), […]

ACT member in Hungary, HIA, have started to provide psychosocial services for children in two temporary reception centres: Bicske and Vámosszabadi. The target group of the project is children between 3-14 years.
02 Sep 2015

Six major Nordic aid and development organisations, and members of ACT Alliance, have called on governments in Europe to take immediate response to the refugee crisis on Europe’s doorstep. “People are dying on our doorstep – Europe needs to act now,” was the call from the organisations, highlighting: “In Europe, we pride ourselves being leaders […]

Gumbo Paul builds the framework for his family's tent in a camp for almost 500 internally displaced people located at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic parish on the edge of Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The families here fled fighting that broke out in December 2013. Paul, along with his wife and five children, came to Juba from Bentieu. More than 700,000 people have been internally displaced in the first three months.
14 Jan 2015

Thanks to the ACT Alliance, which through its members is present in 140 countries, Church of Sweden can rapidly provide humanitarian aid in times of crisis. Church of Sweden is part of the ACT Alliance, a global alliance of churches and church-related organisations for disaster relief, development and advocacy. Church of Sweden operates from a […]