Category Archives: Development

World Cancer Day 4th February | Spotlight on LWF’s Augusta Victoria Hospital

State-of-the-Art Cancer Care in the Occupied Territories World Cancer Day 4th February | Spotlight on LWF’s Augusta Victoria Hospital Cancer is the third leading cause of death in the occupied Palestinian territories. The Cancer Care Center of the LWF-managed Augusta … Continue reading

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Myanmar – Committee for World Service Visits Projects, Approves Global Strategy

  YANGON, Myanmar/GENEVA, 24 January 2013 (LWI) – The bi-annual meeting of the Committee for World Service held in Yangon, Myanmar, 14-17 January, was an occasion for members of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) governance body to learn how the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the LWF World Service team in Geneva to all of our staff, colleagues, partners and supporters

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Colombia – Impressions of Chocó

Impressions of Chocó By Ralston Deffenbaugh LWF Assistant General Secretary for International Affairs and Human Rights “Chocó Magicó” – “Magical Chocó” – reads the beautifully photographed poster for the LWF World Service program.  Yes, Chocó – the northwestern department of … Continue reading

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Burundi – Improved Livelihoods for Burundi’s Rural Youth

Below please find a brief feature story prepared by our Program Assistant Christine Bohne,  on the establishment of the Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) approach within our Haguruka Youth project. Thanks to all of our partners supporting this … Continue reading

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Haiti – Workshop on climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

Article which appeared on 4th April in the “Nouvelliste” newspaper in Haiti – written by Jean Pharès Jérôme Haïti prépare sa participation à la conférence Rio+20 Haïti:Un atelier régional (Sud – Grand’Anse) sur l’adaptation au changement climatique et la réduction des … 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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