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Participants in the women’s self-help group Tesfa (‘hope’) gather for the day. All photos: LWF/Albin Hillert
22 Feb
Ethiopian church empowers communities to thrive on their own
Climate Change, Diakonia, Livelihoods, Food Security, LWF General Secretary Martin Junge, Ethiopia, 2019 LWF General Secretary Ethiopia visit
22 Feb
The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus supports communities across the country through its Development and Social Services Commission
A young South Sudanese refugee eats porridge in Northern Uganda. Photos:LWF/Uganda
24 Jan
Uganda: Life-saving interventions for babies and mothers
DWS Uganda, Women, Child Protection, Food Security, malnourished food insecure, food, livelihood, Livelihoods
24 Jan
Support to nursing mothers and their babies is one of the approaches that the LWF uses in Uganda to ensure nutritious diets and healthy lifestyles for both refugees and local communities, and...
South Sudanese refugees receive a hot meal at Palorinya refugee camp, Uganda. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
28 Mar
“Don’t reconvert plowshares into swords”
drought, Food Security, Advocacy, emergency response, South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Djibouti, Nigeria, Yemen
28 Mar
On March 16, the United Nations issued an alert, drawing attention to the famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria. The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is present with member churches and...
LWF General Secretary Martin Junge with farmers in a Seeds for Solutions garden in Eastern Chad. Photo: LWF/A. Danielsson
20 Dec
Seeds for Solutions: refugees and host communities working together
Seeds for Solution, LWF General Secretary, DWS Chad, Food Security, Refugees
20 Dec
LWF Chad program helps farmers reap tons of fresh produce from bare farmland
Mariam Yaya shows the money she received to buy food. Photo: LWF Chad
9 Nov
Feed the hungry, strengthen local markets
Chad, Food Security
9 Nov
Cash-based food support in Eastern Chad
CAR refugees plow their field with the animals and plow provided by LWF in Southern Chad. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
4 Jun
Chad: Agricultural support for sustainability
Food Security
4 Jun
Animals, Plows and Vaccination Campaigns
Staff, beneficiaries and visitors visiting project fields in Kimiti department. Photo: LWF Chad
16 Jan
Chad: Livelihoods for Refugees and Host Communities
Food Security, Refugees
16 Jan
First Harvest for Project “Seeds for Solutions”
A demonstration farm for drought-resistant sweet potatoes in Gambos municipality, Huila province, southern Angola. Photo: LWF Angola/Bely Mangika
15 Aug
New Coping Skills despite Slow Recovery from Drought in Southern Angola
Food Security, Angola Drought
15 Aug
Confidence among LWF-Supported Communities but Assistance Still Needed
Sergio Banze prepares green vegetables for conservation in Tingonhamene village, Chokwe district, southern Mozambique. Photo: LWF Mozambique/Gilberto Banze
4 Jul
Passing on Skills to Enhance Food Security in Rural Mozambique
Food Security
4 Jul
LWF Supports Community Empowerment Projects
NFIs from the LWF and partner organizations are ferried by boat to remote islands in Twic East County, South Sudan.  Photo: LWF South Sudan/George Taban
27 Jun
Food Insecurity in South Sudan, as LWF Seeks More Financial Support for Intervention
Refugees, Displaced Persons, Food Security, WASH, Livelihoods, Water, Education, South Sudan Crisis
27 Jun
Poor Response to Funding Appeals for Refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda
Ndapanda Mentte Shandingi shows a Nampost debit card. Photo: LWF/M. Hyden
7 Feb
Relief Support Still Needed Despite Rains in Namibia
Member Churches, Namibia Drought, Cash Response, Food Security
7 Feb
Lutheran Churches Seek Additional Assistance for Vulnerable Households
“The worst drought I have ever seen.” Tusnerde worries for her village. Photo: LWF/ Thomas Ekelund
17 Sep
Nothing to Harvest
Member Churches, Namibia Drought, Food Security
17 Sep
LWF and Namibian Churches Responding to Drought