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Getting enough Income from Cultivating Seasonal Crops

09 Feb 2021
Pat Kyaw village is located in the Hlaingbwe Township in Kayin State. The main livelihoods of its 384 households are agriculture, poultry and rice farming. Most villagers are Poe Karen [...]

A spark of hope for highly vulnerable people in Cambodia

08 Feb 2021
At the beginning of February 2021, Cambodian ACT-member Life with Dignity (LWD) organized a humanitarian distribution event. Beneficiaries were highly vulnerable families in the Battambang province bordering with Thailand. It [...]

Enhancing the capacity of people with disabilities in Nepal

27 Jan 2021
   Most people with disabilities in Nepal are dependent on others, as there is minimal care and support from the state. Many of them cannot afford individual medical equipment. That’s [...]

Khanki Bai fights for women’s rights

03 Dec 2020
Since 2005, India has had one of the biggest social security systems in the world called “MGNREGA”. Its objective is not only to provide economic security and to create rural [...]

Poor communities in the Philippines’ typhoon-hit regions remain underserved

19 Nov 2020
She knows that “help is not coming” and the only way to keep body and soul together after three devastating typhoons is “to beg for aid.” For two weeks now, [...]

Radio: a great way to promote disaster risk reduction in Sulawesi

12 Nov 2020
    Soon after the severe earthquake and tsunami of 2018 in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province, ACT member ICAHS-PELKESI started to share information for the communities affected by radio. Members [...]

Amity Foundation: Many ways of support by church-related partners in the COVID-response

14 Jul 2020
Backed by a vast network of alliances, partners and friends, Amity enhances cross-sectoral cooperation among communities, social organizations, churches and church-related institutions, local government, enterprises and academia. After supporting the [...]

Bangladesh Forum: Focussing on strengths

14 Jul 2020
Due to the COVID pandemic and the safety and security issues associated with it, the Bangladesh Forum’s traditional logistics systems fully collapsed. In an interview, Convenor Shakeb Nabi describes the [...]

FCA’s COVID-19 response in Kenya

Grade 8 students participating in a class by radio in Kenya, supported by FCA. Photo: FCA
10 Jul 2020
Grade 8 students participating in a class by radio in Kenya, supported by FCA. Photo: FCA On the 15th March 2020, His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, ordered the [...]

New report backing calls for Universal social protection

07 Jul 2020
One of the most highly charged debates in social protection is how best to undertake targeting: while some social protection practitioners are passionate advocates of income testing (or poverty targeting), [...]
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