C0mmittment for Life – Stories for Change – February 2017

COMMITMENT FOR LIFE STORIES FOR CHANGE FEBRUARY 2017  CENTRAL AMERICA In El Salvador, the increase in violence and insecurity, mainly associated with gangs and organized crime, reached the highest homicide rate in the world for a country not in armed conflict. In the first three months of 2016, national authorities recorded almost one murder every hour. […]

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Commitment for Life – December 2016 Stories for Change

CENTRAL AMERICA Partner update Christian Aid partner in El Salvador, the Salvadoran Ecology Unit (Unidad Ecológica Salvadoreña – UNES), together with environmental organisations, indigenous peoples and organised communities who all form part of the Mesoamerican Campaign for Climate Justice in El Salvador handed a proposal for a bill on Climate Change to the Legislative Assembly. […]

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Commitment for Life – Central America – November 2016

CENTRAL AMERICA Christian Aid works in four countries in Central America – Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua. They work with around 30 partner organisations, from community-based groups to larger organisations operating across the region and beyond. Their partners include indigenous communities, small farmers’ associations, development organisations, research institutions and faith-based organisations. They have strong […]

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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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