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Jordan: Women from rural communities trained as leaders in agriculture and advocates of action on climate change

ACTED, with the support of UN Women, trained rural women from Jordan’s northern governorates to become advocates for leadership and positive change, a...

Local entrepreneurs mobilise for improving access to social services in Northeast India

In Northeast India, an area extremely remote and isolated from the central government, specific welfare programmes addressing health, housing, educati...

Myanmar: ‘Thanks to ACTED, we know how to better prepare for a cyclone’

Torrential rains and strong winds caused devastation in Western Myanmar in July 2016. Monsoonal flooding was exacerbated by the landfall of Cyclone Ko...

Implication, protection and empowerment: Tackling violence against women

Despite growing recognition that violence against women is an obstacle to sustainable development, one in three women worldwide experiences physical o...

Working together for sustainable sanitation in Côte d’Ivoire

In 2013, in the district of Abidjan, ACTED, along with the European Union, launched a project to improve access to sanitation, fight against insalubri...

2016/12/08
India | Development

Local entrepreneurs mobilise for improving access to social services in Northeast India

In Northeast India, an area extremely remote and isolated from the central government, specific welfare programmes addressing health, housing, education, and other basic services [...]

2016/11/28
Myanmar | Rehabilitation

Myanmar: ‘Thanks to ACTED, we know how to better prepare for a cyclone’

Torrential rains and strong winds caused devastation in Western Myanmar in July 2016. Monsoonal flooding was exacerbated by the landfall of Cyclone Komen in nearby Bangladesh, [...]

2016/11/28
Jordan | Development

Jordan: Women from rural communities trained as leaders in agriculture and advocates of action on climate change

ACTED, with the support of UN Women, trained rural women from Jordan’s northern governorates to become advocates for leadership and positive change, and to take part in the [...]

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2016/11/18 - Uganda

ACTED Uganda hosted the country planning team from the Global Green Growth Initiative to support a multi-stakeholder review of green growth planning in Uganda. On Novmber 14, ACTED Uganda team met with the national planning team of Global Green Growth [...]

2016/11/17 - South Sudan

Atak is a single mother of two. Her husband went away and doesn’t support her in raising the children – to feed her family, Atak decided to start a restaurant with her mother in 2012, with the aim of supporting her other nine family members, including her [...]

2016/11/16 -

Construction is complete on the Local Service Provider’s Association (LSPA) Center in Quinapondan, Eastern Samar. The center, an aspect of ACTED Philippines’ Livelihoods program (learn more here), will serve as an office and goods terminal for all Local [...]

2016/11/08 - Philippines

After Typhoon Haima (locally named Lawin) struck the Philippines on October 19th, ACTED’s assessment team deployed to the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, and Apayao, and found that shelter, food security and livelihood rehabilitation, as well as WASH were the [...]

2016/11/02 - South Sudan

Kaya and Gendrassa are two of the four refugee camps in Maban-Upper Nile state, hosting over 25,000 and 17,300 refugees respectively. Refugees fled from Sudan’s Blue Nile due to continued violence.Since the establishment of the camps, ACTED has been [...]

2016/10/31 - South Sudan

Beneficiaries receiving vegetable kits in Bagari and Jedid-Western Bahr el Ghazal. (ACTED 2016)South Sudan has been suffering from severe food security since the onset of the crisis in December 2013, which spread rapidly across the country.  Though the [...]

2016/10/21 - South Sudan

Malek chairing a community meeting with her other members.Malek is a 35-year-old mother of 6 who lives in Twic, Wunrok Village, and who never received formal education due to the civil war. Her family depended on her and her cleaning job. However, Malek [...]

2016/10/21 - South Sudan

 VSLA group in Marial Ajith,Warrap State-South Sudan meeting to discuss savings.Since the onset of crisis in December 2013, South Sudan experienced a sharp economic downturn characterized by deepening inflation, low income, poor standards of living and [...]

2016/10/21 - South Sudan

Nyakuor sitting in an ACTED-built Tukul in Bor PoC after attending a women’s meeting.After the onset of December 2013 war in Juba, which spread rapidly to other locations of the country, civilian populations fled to UN bases as the war intensified. The [...]

2016/10/21 - Iraq

ACTED Child Protection Mobile Emergency Response Teams are preparing to respond to the Mosul Emergency in Northern Ninewa and are mobilized for rapid deployment to provide life-saving child protection services to newly displaced conflict-affected children. [...]