The Netherlands: Two Large Christian Development Organisations Join Forces
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The Netherlands: Two Large Christian Development Organisations Join Forces

Fr Sjaak de Boer MHM is a member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid and has signed up for another two years on the joint Board. He writes: “The merger of Cordaid and ICCO is a fact! Today widely in the press. ICCO will merge into Cordaid and join forces for the poor. Front page…

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Food for the Hungry
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Siem Reap, Cambodia: Food for the Hungry

Today we went to distribute Food Packs in Pheak Sneng (Jesus Farm) one of the outstations of St John’s Catholic Church, Siem Reap. The Elderly and the needful gathered together to receive Food Packs. Encouraged by the spirit of generous benefactors to continue to serve people of God. We thank you benefactors and we pray…

Cameroon: Catholic Aid Agency Responds to Government’s Call for Help in Dealing with Covid-19
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Cameroon: Catholic Aid Agency Responds to Government’s Call for Help in Dealing with Covid-19

With 12,592 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 10,100 recoveries and 313 deaths, Cameroon reportedly has one of Africa’s highest infection rates and has been described as the “COVID-19 epicenter in western and central Africa.” COVID-19 becomes the fourth emergency that the 25.2-million-population nation is dealing with, besides exacerbating Boko Haram attacks in the north, violent conflict in Anglophone west,…

Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers
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Kisumu, Kenya: Archdiocese Pledges Support to Flood Victims and Covid-19 Sufferers

Nairobi (Agenzia Fides) – “We will reach out to many other places because the generosity of our people has so far made us to be convinced that the jar will not go empty nor the jug of oil will run dry (1Kings 17:14)”, said the Archbishop of Kisumu, His Exc. Mgr. Philip Anyolo, praising the…

Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims
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Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna, Lwak, Reach out to Flood Victims

Members of a Kenya-based Order of nuns have reached out to over 200 needy families in Western Kenya affected by floods following ongoing heavy rains in the East African nation, one of the nuns involved in the Thursday, April 30 initiative has told ACI Africa. “As Franciscan Sisters of St. Anna (FSSA), Lwak, we thought…