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South Sudan

Churches lead reconciliation initiatives in South Sudan

Baptists have joined other Christian groups to end fighting in South Sudan. Edward Dima, president of the Baptist Convention of South Sudan told the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) that church and community leaders met several times in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
24 Oct 2014

Uganda

Floods ravage western Uganda, BWA sends aid

The Baptist World Alliance® (BWA) sent an initial sum of US$5,000 to assist victims flooded out in the East African country of Uganda. At least six people have been killed while others remain missing. A number of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
09 May 2013

Sudan

Sudan: The joy of returning home

In late 2008 the Sudan Interior Church (SIC) approached Baptist World Aid with a project aimed at assisting the refugees and the internally displaced people who had been forced away from their homelands by civil war. The people had…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

BWAid to assist Kenyans affected by violence

Baptist World Aid, the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance, is seeking funds to aid Kenyans whose lives have been disrupted by the violence in their country following the recent presidential election. Riots broke out in Nairobi…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Mozambique

Mozambique agriculture project

The Chinese proverb: "Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime" is being realized in the Baptist Convention of Mozambique's Agriculture Project. Baptist…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

BWAid Rescue24 helps prevent the spread of meningitis in Sudan

International news is littered with devastating reports from Sudan. The destruction is not just limited to violence as a breakdown in a country's infrastructure leaves citizens vulnerable to other disasters as well. Most recently, a meningitis outbreak in Southern Sudan…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Lesotho + 5 more

Drought in Southern Africa - Our people are forced to eat roots and leaves

Baptist World Aid has reissued its appeal to assist those suffering from the drought in Southern Africa. Our people are forced to eat roots and leaves. Mothers are being forced to scrabble in the dirt to find roots, and pluck any…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

BWAid 2002-2003 Projects: Kenya

Capacity Building Project Funding Goal: $5,725 Baptist Convention of Kenya The Baptist Convention of Kenya has planned to empower their churches and communities through the training of leaders and community facilitators for development. Their plan is to assist disadvantaged groups in…

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Other
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

BWAid 2002-2003 Projects: Uganda

Aids Education Project Funding Goal: $12,514 Baptist Union of Uganda AIDS in Africa is at an epidemic proportion. The Baptist Union of Uganda is working to educate people regarding AIDS. The root cause for the spread of AIDS in Uganda is mainly poverty…

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Other
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

BWAid 2002-2003 Projects: Rwanda

Agricultural Cooperatives for Needs Widows Funding Goal: $12,798 Union of Baptist Churches in Rwanda For many years before the genocide, there were widows in Rwanda like elsewhere in the world. In the Rwandan culture, for a widow to survive, her relatives would…

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Other
Source:
BWAid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011