Christian Balslev-Olesen was DanChurchAid’s representative in Southern Africa in the 1980s, when the apartheid regime in South Africa was under pressure from all sides – he met Nelson Mandela several times.
After a long life as an active freedom fighter and as a global symbol for the world’s poorest and most oppressed Nelson Mandela has died.
An African prince, a born leader. It was an overwhelming experience to see Mandela alive as a free man – a very intense culmination of the many years of anti-apartheid work that DanChurchAid had carried out in close cooperation with church-related apartheid opponents both in and outside South Africa.
More and more of Myanmar’s mine victims get a new leg at DanChurchAid’s rolling prosthetics clinic. If a peace agreement between the government and rebel groups is arranged, the clinic is ready to roll into the most heavily mined part of the country.
More than six million square meters of land can again be used for farming, infrastructure and housing in Lebanon now that DanChurchAid’s landmine clearance teams have removed the dangerous remnants of war.
Palestinian Jihad Sarras’ destiny has been put in the hands of the Israeli court. They are now to determine if his house and fields will be leveled to the ground. It all started when he built a bathroom.
Together with 35 international aid organizations, DanChurchAid today calls for an immediate end to Israel’s illegal demolishing of Palestinian homes
DanChurchAid recently launched its regional food security governance project at a function in Kathmandu
Building life after conflicts can be next to impossible. But even a small input can start changes
Clashes between Bodo and Muslims communities have aggravated the situation for farmers in Assam