Find ACT Assembly content with tag: Stories of Hope

  • Esther's Story- Psychosocial support for refugees story

  • A Manifestation of Hope in Action story

  • ‘Organic farming – because we were tired of struggling.’ story

    ACT member Church's Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA) is working with communities in India to transform their infertile lands to more productive lands through organic farming.

  • Reconstruction in Myanmar brings hope after the floods story

    ACT member Church World Service (CWS) Myanmar has brought hope to communities that were severely affected by floods in 2017.

  • Mushroom cultivation: A climate-smart livelihood model story

    Sea level rise threatens many coastal villages in India. Resinga has felt the worsening impacts of climate change over the years. ACT Member Lutheran World Service India Trust (LWSIT) is working to address the issues of food security and the separation of families in the village through mushroom cultivation.

  • The eruption of Mt. Agung story

  • Fighting for Gender Justice story

    ACT member Diakonia works to achieve gender equality through challenging unequal, patriarchal structures and attitudes. This work encompasses all people, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • Lerma, Colombia – from nightmare to peace story

    Today, there is a dusty road that passes through the little town of Lerma, Colombia. Every now and then, a horse or a few cars might pass by. People move slowly in the heat of the day. Lerma looks like a quiet town, but its history was the opposite.

  • REJADH, les jeunes s’engagent ! story

    Le Réseau des Enfants et Jeunes Africains pour les Droits Humains (REJADH) est un réseau de jeunes femmes et jeunes hommes de 13 à 30 ans issus de plusieurs pays caractérisés par des situations de conflit ou post-conflit : la République Démocratique du Congo, le Burundi, la Somalie, le Sud Soudan et le Mali.

  • Supporting those who had to flee story

    Because of war and having to flee their home, many refugee children have spent years without education. For many of them, learning centres aided by ACT member Finn Church Aid are the only chance to get to study.

  • Apoyando las comunidades afectadas por el huracán Irma story

    Huracán Irma categoría 5 llegó a las costas de Cuba en septiembre de 2017 con vientos sostenidos de 295kph. El foro ACT Cuba, a través del El Consejo de Iglesias de Cuba (CIC) está apoyando en la reconstrucción de las comunidades afectadas por el huracán Irma.

  • CSO leadership for a more prosperous Zimbabwe story

    With a wide local network, the Forum was able to rapidly organise and collaborate with organisations from various sectors to establish a National Envisioning Platform. The Platform aimed to facilitate inclusive dialogue across all sectors and peoples of Zimbabwe towards ‘A future we want’.

  • Together in Cox's Bazar story

    In Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees are living in houses made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies.

  • Fighting Inequality for Themselves story

  • George Stephan, DSPR Jerusalem story

    George Stephan from ACT member DSPR talks about the meaning of partnership and the importance of his home, Jerusalem, to his life and his faith.