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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 ...
Bowba mint Brahim and Aichetou mint Khayling demonstrate their solar panels. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
7 Mar
Women engineers brighten the village
Mauritania, International Women's Rights Day, IWD2016, Women, women's empowerment
7 Mar
Community development project trained Mauritanian women handle solar batteries
Young people in Mberra camp. They usually meet 3-4 days a week. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
4 Feb
Preparing for leadership
DWS Mauritania, DWS, Education
4 Feb
Life-skills and vocational training for young refugees in Mauritania
Armed with tailoring skills taught by the LWF, Congolese refugee Bolozi Nzenze Budiaki has the chance to support her family in new home, Mauritania. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
29 Oct
Mauritania: stability and income after fleeing war
DWS Mauritania
29 Oct
“I want the best life for my children”
A woman tends a MARCOL training garden in Mberra camp, Mauritania. Thanks to the program Malian refugees produce more vegetables and the price of vegetables in the market has dropped. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
15 Oct
World Food Day - Farming in the desert of Mauritania
DWS Mauritania, farming
15 Oct
LWF project helps Malian refugees increase food supplies
Fatou Haidana, 15 and paralyzed, has rejected numerous offers of marriage. A LWF sponsorship program is putting Fatou through school, enabling her to turn away suitors. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
12 Oct
A girl is "not an item to be sold"
DWS Mauritania, girls
12 Oct
Sponsorship gives girls confidence to make own decisions
Mauritanians receiving the notification of their changed status at Mbera refugee camp. Photo: LWF Mauritania
17 Dec
LWF to Take Over Camp Management of Mbera, Mauritania
Refugees
17 Dec
“Sign of Continued Confidence and Appreciation”