Category Archives: World Days

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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World Refugee Day – Bhutanese Refugee Champa finds happiness while serving the community

Bhutanese Refugee Champa finds happiness while serving the community Morang Nepal / June 20, 2012 Champa Singh Rai holds a diary and visits camp based offices of different agencies, which have been providing humanitarian support to Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day 2012 | Message from the LWF General Secretary

World Refugee Day 2012 – a message from the LWF General Secretary When The Lutheran World Federation was founded in 1947, its first service program provided assistance to refugees in Europe. Today the LWF continues to work with and for … 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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Nepal – “Children Forum Helped Change My Ways” – Bimal

Text by Sangeeta Rijal, Communications Officer LWF Nepal Photo / LWF Nepal Bimal Gurung a Bhutanese refugee living in Beldangi I camp in Jhapa, one of the two eastern Nepali districts, which has been hosting Bhutanese refugee since 1990 is … Continue reading

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Central America – Upholding the water right in Las Granadillas Mountain

by Estela Garcia, LWF Central America The Lutheran Church and communities of Chiquimula and Zacapa departments in Guatemala protect the water, forest, land and biodiversity of Las Granadillas Mountain of loggers. Las Granadillas Mountain is the water font of 26 … Continue reading

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Central America – Working on gender inclusiveness for development

by Estela Garcia, LWF Central America The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Department for World Service (DWS), Central America Program works for families and farming groups in the Guatemalan indigenous area “Half Moon Q’eqchi’” supporting aims to improve the abilities of … Continue reading

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