Myanmar Lutherans are travelling hundreds of kilometres with emergency supplies to alleviate the impact of severe flooding in parts of the country. LCA International Mission is seeking urgent prayer and financial support from LCA/NZ members.
Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. (Matthew 25:40 NIV) In 2017 famine broke out in South Sudan and also threatened Yemen, Somalia and Nigeria. Neighbouring countries such as Ethiopia and Kenya also faced serious food shortages. The United… Read more
Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) has made a plea for urgent support to help it care for refugees from Mosul, as the battle rages for control of the Northern Iraqi city. Recent news reports from the region said Iraqi and Kurdish forces were closing in on the former Islamic State (ISIS) stronghold. When Mosul was… Read more
Australian Lutheran World Service is part of a network of eight church agencies which has been accredited to deliver aid in the event of humanitarian disasters in the Pacific region. The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade recently announced that Church Agencies Network – Disaster Operation (CAN DO) was one of the successful… Read more
I am driving out to Ali Addeh refugee camp as part of the 2016 Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) teacher study tour in the Republic of Djibouti, located in the north-east of Africa. The landscape is unlike anything I have ever seen; like something that could be used to depict a distant planet in a… Read more