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Maria Immonen, director of LWF World service. Photo: LWF
19 Aug
Organizations need to promote women’s confidence
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
19 Aug
World Humanitarian Day casts a spotlight on those who work in humanitarian and development organizations, often in dangerous and challenging environments, to support victims of conflict or natural...
Amrita Rai works as a volunteer in Sanischare Refugee Camp. Photo: LWF Nepal
16 Aug
Fighting against injustice and inequality
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
16 Aug
A volunteer from Nepal shares her story on World Humanitarian Day. LWF Nepal, with support from the UNHCR has provided asylum to Bhutanese refugees since 1991, finding long-term solutions to increase...
Sarah Ewoi, with a South Sudanese refugee family at Nadapal center. Photo : LWF Kenya
15 Aug
Selfless service at the front line
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
15 Aug
Sarah Ewoi is a mother of 4, working for the Lutheran World Federation – World Service at the Nadapal Transit Centre in Kenya. For World Humanitarian day she shares what she experiences every day.
Two young men construct a house in the Beldangi Refugee Camp in southeast Nepal. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
20 Jun
Taking leadership #WithRefugees
World Refugee Day, Department for World Service, #withrefugees, refugee, Leadership, Water, shelter, psychosocial support, host communities
20 Jun
All over the world, churches are making a difference for people on the move. They provide shelter, food and water, give psychosocial support, and help to build relations with host communities. So...
World Service staff attending the GLTM hold the names of the countries where they are working. Photo:LWF/A. Hillert
16 May
Rooted in faith, committed to serving others
Policy/Guidelines, Human resource management, Finance, country programs, security, Humanitarian Response, environment, World Service, Leadership
16 May
On 9 May in Geneva, a ten-day Global Leadership Team Meeting (GLTM) opened for staff of the LWF’s World Service department which serves some 3 million people in countries across the globe through its...
Messages of peace in a school run by LWF in Upper Nile State, South Sudan. Photo: LWF/ C: Kästner
17 Aug
World Humanitarian Day: LWF calls for protection of humanitarian space
notatarget, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian aid, aid worker security, humanitarian worker security, emergency, security, Advocacy, Peace
17 Aug
On World Humanitarian Day, the LWF calls for a better protection of humanitarian space.
Jacob Longar Aleer. Photo: LWF/ S. Gallay
17 Aug
Working in a high-risk area
DWS South Sudan, Education, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, aid worker security, humanitarian worker security, security, Staff, notatarget, Peace
17 Aug
Interview with Jacob Aleer, LWF Security Focal Point in Jonglei, South Sudan ...
Chanset with her uniform and bicycle in front of her school. Photo: LWF/P. Simayvanh
17 Nov
Books and bicycles
Children, Education, DWS Laos
17 Nov
LWF supplies children in Laos with school equipment
A villager named Bounla feeds one of his goat. Photo: LWF/ A. Xaysongkam
24 Mar
New farming techniques improve income for remote Laotian communities
DWS Laos
24 Mar
LWF project enables people to take control of their future
Caption: Vone and Viengkeo are eager students at the local school. Photo: LWF Laos
10 Jul
Laos: School support to students with disabilities
Laos, DWS Laos, rights-based empowerment, school supplies, disability
10 Jul
LWF school supplies to help deaf students Vone and Viengkeo learn
A villager from Koutou employs new agriculture techniques to produce a good crop. Photo: LWF Laos
9 Jul
Laos: New farming methods suited to climate change
Climate Change, Laos, adaptation, DWS Laos
9 Jul
Combination of old skills and new approaches
Mr David Mueller, LWF regional representative for Southeast Asia, receives the Laos' government award. Photo: LWF/DWS Laos/Alounsavanh Xaysonkham
18 Feb
Laos Government Award to LWF for “Timely and Relevant Response” in Emergency
18 Feb
Possibilities for Further Collaboration to Empower Rural Communities