Member News

Human right defenders in Colombia subjected to attack

05 Oct 2018
Diakonia and The Church of Sweden’s international work condemn the assassination attempt against Matilde Leonor López Arpushana. Matilde received the 2014 award for the defence of human rights in Colombia [...]

Rohingya women and girls meet and study in safe places at refugee camps in Bangladesh

05 Oct 2018
Women and girls learn to read and acquire new skills in the FCA/DCA project in two refugee camps in Bangladesh. “I feel secure to work in the safe space for [...]

Ubumbano in action: creating a solidarity model in South Africa

22 Jun 2018
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 

15 Jun 2018
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

08 Jun 2018
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

25 May 2018
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

15 May 2018
  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”

07 May 2018
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

07 Apr 2018
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

07 Apr 2018
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 [...]
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