CLWR News & Events – Humanitarian Assistance & Development

Mar 1, 2024

Ukraine | Helping children cope with trauma

Therapy dog Doxa helps children in Ukraine recover from trauma and reclaim their childhood.

Mar 1, 2024

El Salvador | Climate insurance for small-scale farmers

Innovative crop insurance project protects small-scale farmers in El Salvador from climate shocks.

Mar 8, 2019

Skills training helps struggling family

Feb 7, 2019

Hope in the Midst of Displacement

Aug 7, 2018

A visit to Augusta Victoria Hospital

Karin Achtelstetter, CLWR's Exeuctive Director, visits Augusta Victoria Hospital on the Mount of Olives.

Jun 27, 2018

"I never knew such type of calamity before"

Cheeta Hebram lost everything when the river near her home in Nepal flooded. You are helping her rebuild her life.

Apr 18, 2018

CLWR receives $3.9 million from Government of Canada to support South Sudanese refugees

South Sudanese refugees living in two refugee settlements in northern Uganda will soon experience improved protection and safety, access to healthcare and employment opportunities.

Apr 7, 2018

A young boy’s dream

Your support made it possible for Mohammed to receive life-saving chemotherapy treatment at Augusta Victoria Hospital.

Mar 20, 2018

'Now the children can bathe'

Thanks to your support, South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda and people in the communities that are hosting them have improved access to water.

Mar 8, 2018

Mothers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thank you

Your support is providing life-saving treatment to children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo who are experiencing malnutrition.

Dec 4, 2017

Annual Report 2016-17

CLWR's annual report for 2016-17.

Nov 26, 2017

Benefit Concert to support those affected by Hurricane Irma in Haiti

St. James Lutheran Church in Elmira, Ontario is hosting a benefit concert to raise funds to support those affected by Hurricane Irma in Haiti.

Nov 23, 2017

Gifts from the Heart

Gifts from the Heart are meaningful and tangible gifts that will share God's love with the world.

Nov 21, 2017

Provide a child with life-saving therapeutic food

Provide a child in the Democratic Republic of the Congo who is suffering from malnutrition with life-saving therapeutic food for one day.

Oct 30, 2017

Seven agencies call on Canadians to support the Rohingya Crisis appeal

The Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies welcome the Government of Canada’s decision to launch the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund for the response to the Rohingya Crisis.

Oct 15, 2017

Supporting rural women essential to reducing poverty

CLWR believes that supporting the empowerment of rural women is a key strategy in achieving poverty reduction, economic growth and climate change resilience.

Sep 22, 2017

Employment training provides refugee youth with hope for the future

New opportunities for youth to gain valuable skills and earn an income.

Sep 15, 2017

Partnership provides life-changing support for Fort McMurray residents

CLWR, ELCIC and LCC partnership helps meet physical and psychosocial needs as Fort McMurray residents resettle and rebuild a year after wildfires.

Sep 13, 2017

CLWR responds to devastation caused by Hurricane Irma

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) is accepting donations to respond to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean.

Sep 5, 2017

Help improve learning environments for children

For children and teachers in some areas of Jordan, challenging learning environments are a reality.

Aug 19, 2017

World Humanitarian Day

On World Humanitarian Day, we'd like to introduce you to Livingston Nabimanya, a Project Officer with our partner organization Lutheran World Federation Uganda.

Aug 17, 2017

Canadians come together to help fight famine

With 20 million women, children and men struggling to find food and safe drinking water in parts of Africa and Yemen, Canadians donated more than $8 million to the Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies during the “Stop Famine Together” joint campaign.

Jun 1, 2017

Shelters provide a sense of normalcy for refugees

CLWR has been providing shelters for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda since 2015.

May 7, 2017

Stop famine together

The Humanitarian Coalition and its seven member agencies welcome the Government of Canada announcement that for every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17 and June 30, 2017, it will contribute an equivalent amount to the Famine Relief Fund.