Cambodian lobbyist can be awarded Swedish prize

augusti 29, 2017 · No comments

Cambodian Tola Moeun, who has lobbied against unfair wages in H&M’s factories, is shortlisted for a Swedish lobbying award. The award was founded by the NGO We Effect, and the former Prime Minister of Sweden, Ingvar Carlsson, and the former Archbishop of the Church of Sweden,…

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Philippines: changing conventional farming into organic

september 16, 2015 · No comments

There is a lot to be gained from transforming conventional farming into organic. For Susan Madulin and Arlisa Cañete in the Philippines, the shift has both increased their income and improved the health of their families. In Davao del Norte, the Philippines, Susan’s family gradually shifted…

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Sri Lanka: beauty, threat and hope for the future

juni 4, 2015 · No comments

Inside the building, darkness is everywhere. The lights seem to be malfunctioning, the windows are closed. My eyes are adapting, slowly. The temperature is quickly rising. I glance back behind me, towards the door opening. Outside, the sun has risen above the clouds, creating a warm light. Moisture make my clothes…

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An enriching exchange between Palestine and El Salvador

mars 4, 2015 · No comments

During one week in February a special exchange took place in El Salvador. A group of Palestinian cooperative members came to visit and meet with housing cooperatives and organisations. Meetings were held with organisations such as the Salvadoran Federation for Development and Minimum Housing, FUNDASAL, the…

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Palestine: We Effect urge the EU to take lead

januari 19, 2015 · No comments

Palestine: We Effect urge the EU to take lead in creating a peacefully negotiated two-state solution We Effect, together with 31 other international humanitarian and development NGOs, have signed a personal letter regarding EU policy and practice in the occupied Palestinian territory being sent to Mrs….

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Extensive damage in Gaza

augusti 20, 2014 · No comments

Photo above: The destroyed house of Khader Khalil Allouh. Photo by Mohammad Musa. Extensive damage in Gaza We Effect has worked in Gaza and the West Bank for almost twenty years. The current war in Gaza has brought severe losses – human as well as material –…

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30 families move into new houses after typhoon Haiyan

juni 30, 2014 · No comments

Super Typhoon Haiyan hit South-east Asia without warning during November of 2013. Wind speeds were measured as high as 380 kilometers per hour, leaving behind a trail of devastation, rendering more than four million people homeless in the Philippines only. Outside the town of Ormoc, 30…

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