Monthly Archives: July 2011

South Sudan – Great Hope for South Sudan

Text – taken from the LWF wesbite (http://www.lutheranworld.org/lwf/) Mary Obara (Kenya) has served as LWF Department for World Service (DWS) Sudan program coordinator since April 2009. She spoke to Lutheran World Information about the response of LWF/DWS to the needs … Continue reading

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South Sudan – Sudanese deserve concrete fruits of peace

Text – from the LWF website (http://www.lutheranworld.org/lwf/) Leo Siliämaa (Finland) served with the LWF Department for World Service (DWS) as an agricultural program officer in Sudan’s Upper Nile Province between 1978 and 1980, as LWF/DWS Sudan program director 1981-1984 and … Continue reading

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South Sudan – LWF unwavering partner in South Sudan

  Text – from the LWF website (http://www.lutheranworld.org/lwf/) Bob Koepp (United States) was LWF Department for World Service Sudan relief coordinator in Khartoum 1987-88, and Sudan Emergency Operations Consortium coordinator based in Nairobi, Kenya, from 1988 to 1996. For Lutheran … Continue reading

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Kenya – 1st update from Dadaab / Drought & War in the Horn of Africa

A message from Lennart Hernander, LWF/DWS Country Representative, Kenya-Djibouti (Photos – LWF Kenya) As you all know, the drought in the Horn of Africa is now rapidly worsening an already bad situation. Hundreds of people leave Somalia every day, many … Continue reading

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Nepal – “Economic empowerment alone does not bring happiness” – Dalchini Purkoti

Text – LWF Nepal Photo – LWF Nepal Ms. Dalchini Purkoti, a resident of Chhampi Village Development Committee (VDC), Lalitpur and a mother of two children began to face problems when her mother-in-law expelled her from her extended family due … Continue reading

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