Commitment for Life – Stories for Change – Central America

Ana Lidia Benítez, Tiolinda Nolasco and Vilma Nohemí Agueta Vigil  have been involved with ISD- Iniciativa Social Para La   Democracia since 2018. Ana explains, “I have been working since 2008 with other groups and a lot of their training is very wordy. ISD give practical training.  They also help with transportation and food which means […]

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The prayer for May from CFL’s Prayer Partners

The world development programme of the URC The prayer for May from CFL’s Prayer Partners We never seem to have enough time Where does it go? How can such a precious commodity slip so swiftly through our fingers? Time to work, Time to play, Time to laugh, Time to love. We fall between the moments […]

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Commitment for Life – January 2016 Newsletter – El Salvador

CENTRAL AMERICA – El Salvador Changing public perceptions Life is challenging for people like Débora in El Salvador. With high rates of violence and lack of employment all young people are seen as troublemakers by the media. In rural Cacaopera, where Débora Mestanza lives, levels of violence are lower than in the cities but gang […]

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Commitment for Life – Stories for Change – October 2015

CENTRAL AMERICA –El Salvador  Working for a safe and democratic future Christian Aid often works with partners who encourage gender equality and awareness and knowledge of human rights. Fundacion de Estudios para la Aplicacion del Derecho  (FESPAD) is one such partner. They are a non-governmental organisation (NGO) comprising of lawyers who study security and violence […]

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Commitment for Life – Power of Prayer — Prayer Writing Competition

Power of Prayer — Prayer Writing Competition Excited and inspired by the power of prayer?  Are you a budding prayer writer? Commitment for Life is looking for prayers for our Prayer Partners 2016. The prayers can be based on one of our partner countries/regions (Bangladesh, Central America, Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory or Zimbabwe), the issues they face or about campaigning for […]

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CENTRAL AMERICA – Nicaragua

‘Enterprise inclusive markets’ create the right conditions for growth for small producers who sell locally, although some do sell to International groups. In Nicaragua, Hibiscus is sold to large American supermarkets whilst coffee beans from SOPPEXCA are exported as Fairtrade goods. These Christian Aid partners are looking to transform the coffee trade in Nicaragua by […]

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