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29-year-old Jihad Albaba, from the Am'ari Camp, repairs the wifi functionality of a mobile phone in a small shop in Ramallah, after graduating from studies in Telecommunication at the LWF vocational training center in Ramallah. The GRIT project aims to increase the number of Palestinian women in technical and other non-traditional professions, which often offer better paid jobs. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
12 Jan
LWF project opens new doors for Palestinian women
refugees protection, Protection, Livelihoods, Diakonia, Women, LWF Jerusalem, Palestine, vocational training, Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), CLWR
12 Jan
Increase women’s employment in the Palestinian Territories, and improve their access to technical and vocational training programs: A project in the LWF Jerusalem program seeks to empower Palestinian...
Sponsorship made it possible for the Syrian family of four to resettle in a safe place where they can educate their children, work and become part of a community. Photo: ELCIC Communications
26 Feb
A warm welcome for a Syrian refugee family in Canada
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Lutheran Church-Canada, Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR)
26 Feb
Commemorating the Reformation by sponsoring refugees
Residents of Za'atari refugee camp, seen here after a snow storm in 2014, play in the remaining patches of snow. Canadian Lutherans hope to bring a Syrian family to Canada. LWF Jordan/J. Pfattner
27 Nov
Canadian Lutherans work together to sponsor Syrian refugee family
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR), the Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC), Refugees, Syria Crisis, Syria
27 Nov
National Bishop Johnson: Living out the call to be a church in mission for others