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May 3, 2019

Laura Cook, All We Can’s Communications Manager and Humanitarian Aid Coordinator, reports on Cyclone Fani from Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.  I look out of my window this morning expecting a change in the weather, but the sun is beating down on southern Bangladesh in the same way it has done all week long. The only clue […]

April 30, 2019

This is so inconvenient. The last thing I want when I travel is my period. Perhaps at the bottom on my list of places I would want to be when menstruating would be a hot and humid refugee camp in Bangladesh. Yet, this is exactly where I will be for a week. Along with packing […]

April 23, 2019

Over the Easter weekend, in an open letter, UK faith leaders called on the Prime Minister and Chancellor to keep the UK Government’s commitment to international aid. All We Can is proud to stand with faith leaders and other organisations across the UK who are calling on HM Treasury to prioritise UK Aid. “As people […]

April 21, 2019

The vital lessons I learnt about caring for the planet from a group of Ethiopian farmers, just in time for International Mother Earth Day. Once upon a time, long before supermarkets and the ‘What will we have for dinner?’ panic existed, was a world where people actually knew where their food came from. As I […]

April 18, 2019

Clean water is a human right, yet 780 million people in the world still do not have access to it. Unsafe drinking water carries a host of life-threatening diseases. Wondersen from Ethiopia explains that he would walk long distances to gather water from a source that animals would drink from and bathe in. Although unclean […]

April 11, 2019

I didn’t do much Greek while I was at Bible College but I do remember certain words. ‘Koinonia’ is one of them, found in Acts 2:42, as well as in other places. When used in context, Koinonia can often be translated as communion or fellowship, however, another translation of the word is joint participation, or […]

March 25, 2019

March 6, 2005. I was just 8 years old and I had already forgotten to prepare for Mother’s Day. In a state of guilt and desperation I quickly came to a conclusion, I needed to make my mum a breakfast in bed she’d never forget. Time was of the essence, if she woke up my […]

March 20, 2019

UN declare: “Worst ever disaster for Southern Africa” Cylone Idai has torn its way through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. 2.6 million people have been affected across these three countries. This number is rising, as are the injury and death tolls. Critical flooding in Malawi during the month of March caused widespread devastation with loss of […]

March 15, 2019

All We Can and The Methodist Church in Britain have launched an urgent appeal to support the people of Malawi following devastating flooding in March 2019. On 5-8 March 2019, heavy rains throughout Southern Malawi caused severe flooding. A state of emergency was declared by the President of Malawi on 8 March due to the […]

March 13, 2019

A perspective from Ethiopia We, local NGOs/CSOs in the ‘Global South’ have a nickname – ‘donor-driven CSOs’. This is not a positive moniker but there is reality in it. We have our own cars – organisations. We are sat in the drivers’ seat, but we are not the true (actual) drivers of the car. The […]

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