Member News

Bolivia’s women politicians in the firing line

04 Oct 2017
In March 2012, the body of Juana Quispe was found near a river. Juana was a local councillor in Ancoraimes, a small town in La Paz Department in Bolivia. Her [...]

ACT member LWF Accelerated Learning Program supports students from conflict zones

21 Sep 2017
A second chance in Kakuma Rose Imoya Banner is what the little girls call a “big mama”. At the age of 24, the young woman is not only an exception [...]

More than one million refugees in Uganda

21 Sep 2017
East Africa’s largest refugee crisis needs more support “The militia shoot at anybody, we have lost mothers, fathers, siblings and children to their attacks,” says 35-year-old Watson Odaga, a South [...]

Training to be tailors and barbers

21 Sep 2017
Livelihoods projects support long-term refugees in Ethiopia “When I have learned all this, I will start a tailoring business to provide for my family,” says Faiza Mahmud Said. The elderly [...]

LWF supports flood victims in Nepal

21 Sep 2017
More than 300,000 families affected Incessant rainfall and floods have caused death and destruction in Southern Nepal. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), 143 people have been killed, [...]

Government of Djibouti integrates refugees into national education system

21 Sep 2017
“Laying a foundation for the future” Refugee students in Djibouti will from now on be integrated into the national education system. This was celebrated in a ceremony on Sunday, 10 [...]

Livelihoods project improves relations between refugees and hosts in Ethiopia

21 Sep 2017
Seeds and peace Livelihoods project improves relations between refugees and hosts in Ethiopia. The refugees have changed the life of Mahmud Ismael Merdane (65), an Ethiopian farmer in Awbarre town, [...]

Vanuatu Cyclone Emergency Appeal

22 Aug 2017
Emergency Background ACT member ABM launched an emergency appeal in May, 2017, seeking to raise $20,000 to assist the Anglican Church of Melanesia – Vanuatu’s (ACOMV) relief and recovery effort [...]

Deaf students in Kakuma aim for the sky

18 Aug 2017
ACT member LWF integrates students with disabilities into schools in the refugee camp Abdulbagi (17) wants to be a pilot when he finishes school, his friend Maliah (18) plans to [...]

“An alarming situation”

18 Aug 2017
NGO Briefing to UN member states about Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo In 2016, the Central African Republic (CAR) , where half of the population is in [...]
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