Monthly Archives: February 2011

Uganda – LWF Uganda unites with farmers to fight hunger

by Lennart Henander, LWF Uganda A small table covered with cabbage, onions, and pumpkins is surrounded by the members of the “Can Eno” or “Poverty Comes” Farmers Group.  It is hard to imagine just three and a half years ago … Continue reading

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India – Courageous Maku

by LWF India Trust Maku Hansda, 40 had no choice but to start work at the age of 10 at a stone crusher unit. Her father’s illness compelled her to start work as a day-labourer in Mohammad Bazar, Birbhum in … Continue reading

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Nepal – A journey of struggle for the Kamlari-free community

by Basant Bhattari, Program Officer LWF Nepal Kaushila Chaudhary, 25 of Chaumala VDC – 7 in Kailali, a far western district in Nepal is a committed energetic woman engaged in eradicating Kamlari system (a system under which a girl from … Continue reading

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Eritrea – A program like no other

by Michael Hyden, LWF Geneva, Feb 2010 Eberhard Hitzler and Michael Hyden visited the LWF Eritrea program last week. The program is headed by a new Country Representative: Ms Anna-Liisa Raunio (secondment from FCA) since October 2010. The program is like … Continue reading

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Uganda – Keeping the hope alive

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Uganda, Feb 2011 Jumping over the tree logs in a quiet compound, near a freshly constructed hut, Okidi Joseph, happily munches a mango. Every now and then he looks at his grandmother and innocently calls her … Continue reading

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Central America – LWF/DWS Central America releases new video

by Estela Garcia, LWF Central America, Feb 2011 The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Department for World Service (DWS) in Central America has just released a new video “Working for Sustainable Development” to show its work during 2008-2010. The video was … Continue reading

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Myanmar – Village Fertilizer Factory

Written by: U Moe Naing Oo Agriculturist, Bogalay Township Lutheran World Federation (LWF)   My paddy field is getting worse. I have regularly applied fertilizer in my rice field but the harvest does not seem to increase in yield. I … Continue reading

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