Dear Friends, if you look at this section 'Letters from our Readers' now and again, you will come across something you've written, or some news that may be of interest to you!

Enthousiastic young environmentalists in Nigeria

On Saturday 24th July, 2021, I joined a group of young environmentalists and environmental enthusiasts for the Osun Green Hangout held at the Deutsches Haus, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.  The hangout afforded us the opportunity to reflect on the exigency of addressing the climate crises, and also on how to achieve the global goals and to advance the... Read more

Children affected by COVID-19

Most of the families affected / infected by covid-19 encountered heavy losses such as death of loved ones, job loss, micro , small business closed down, suicides, This has been affected by heavy trauma on children which is beyond poverty. So oct 17th movement we would go in for survey of children and families for finding ways to help them.... Read more

It is a joy to be connected with all friends who are struggling

Dear Friends, Thank you very much for the news on Letters to Friends the last edition. It is very moving and inspiring to see the efforts people take in difficult times despite the handy-caps the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity here in Kenya continue to help the marginalized girls, women and young boys. We give the education, spiritual formation... Read more

Extreme poverty is not inevitable but working to overcome it is a long-term process

How do we empower people?  Our approach consists in breaking down the barriers that exist between rural groups and us (in the city). We all have the same rights and furthermore we share their concerns. So it’s together that we will be able to overcome extreme poverty. Hassimi S., SEEPAT, Burkina Faso   In 2017, I have thought of... Read more
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We can learn from each other to overcome poverty.

Nomad Relief is a nonprofit organization located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Our primary goal is to provide water, food, shelter and medical aid access to pastoral nomads affected by the severe droughts in Somaliland and Somalia. Our secondary goal is to assist them with emergency evacuations, reliable access to water, the care of their animals... Read more