Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mauritania – 8th Sitrep on the Crisis in the Sahel

LWF/DWS Mauritania Program SITREP # 8 (March 26, 2012) The overall situation of the Sahel Region has been mainly marked by turbulence, including the coup d’état in Mali. This situation may have additional effects on the current crisis in the … Continue reading

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Nepal – Water brings happiness to a rural community in Nepal

Morang, Nepal/ 21 March 2012 by Regional Office (East), LWF Nepal Spending time in productive work was just a dream for Dhan Maya BK of Yangshila village of Morang district of Eastern Nepal a couple of years back but her … Continue reading

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Burundi – Community Priority setting in Burundi

by Christine Bohne , LWF Burundi Program Assistant and Princeton in Africa Fellow. Participatory, rights-based approaches are integral to LWF’s work in Burundi.  That’s why we were excited to revisit the open-air community hall at Gacokwe for a meeting of … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 7th Sitrep on the looming crisis in the Sahel

Dear Partners, Warmest greetings from Nouakchott! LWF/DWS Mauritania SITREP # 7 March 19, 2012 Situation Report The situation of food insecurity in Senegal is critical. The LWF/DWS team (the Country Representative and the Program Coordinator) in conjunction with FELM (Tiina … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 6th Update on the looming Crisis in the Sahel

Dear Partners, Warmest greetings from Nouakchott! LWF/DWS Mauritania SITREP # 6 March 12, 2012  Situation Report The market has been supplied with imported food items by private businessmen. It has been noticed that prices of some food items, such as … Continue reading

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Nepal – Nepali Women Embrace Opportunity to Change Society

LWF Partners on Women’s Rights LALITPUR, Nepal/GENEVA, 8 March 2012 (LWI)- It was a shock for Manmaya Shrestha when her husband broke his legs in a farming accident 15 years ago in Nepal’s rural Lalitpur district and her family lost … Continue reading

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Bangladesh – Rural Women in Bangladesh Shine Light on Poverty

LWF Program Supports Women’s Leadership Efforts DINAJPUR, Bangladesh/GENEVA, 8 March 2012 (LWI) –They call her the “shining star” in the village. Sisilia Murmu is a talented young girl who had always dreamed of gaining an education and financial independence, but … Continue reading

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