DAFUR, International donors pledge billions for recovery!

April 2013 – The International Donor Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur wrapped up today with calls from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the Government of Sudan to demonstrate its commitment to the region and to facilitate humanitarian and development work there. “The Darfur Development Strategy acknowledges that while current conditions may not be perfect, ‘the people are ready for change’,” the Secretary-General said in his message to the Conference. The … [Read more...]

SAFE Stoves In North Darfur critical to Women

WFP's SAFE stoves project means a lot to women in Darfur's north where collecting firewood for cooking has always put women at the risk of violent attacks. Displacement and conflict-related environmental degradation forced women to travel long distances in search for firewood spending days away from their children. Not anymore. Tawila, NORTH DARFUR -- For over six years, Rwanda camp for internally displaced people has been home to Insaf, her husband Hussain and their brood of … [Read more...]

Leela Francis – WOMAN of ACTION

A Celebration of Women is honored to Celebrate the Life of this powerhouse into our Alumni of WOMEN of ACTION. This woman has been directed to live, love and laugh the way through life while helping the Women of our World in Dafur. ON a daily basis, this woman is "is intensely devoted to aiding women and the men in their lives, to personally flourish." WOMAN of ACTION Leela Francis How does someone blend a dynamically soulful mix of dance movement activism, … [Read more...]

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