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Margret has decided that South Sudan is not a place to raise children, but she is changing this for future generations.
© Surendra Thapa
If you empower a woman, the ripple effect shows on the family and the community at large. Tara Jaisi from Rakam Dailekh is one such example.
© Ishwar Rauniyar
It’s exciting to know a lady who received a seven-day long masonry and carpentry training is now supervising her husband to build earthquake resilient houses in central Nepal.
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DCA has been granted 45m DKK (7m US$) for development activities in Zimbabwe over the next four years
© Ishwar Rauniyar
In Nepal a project supporting earthquake victims rebuilding their lives has seen an overwhelming response from the people. The project also received huge contributions from the communities, leading to the sustainability of the project.
After 4-years of hard work in a highly difficult minefield, the DCA team in Lebanon has now successfully completed the clearance around the village Ain Al Saideh.
© Ishwar Rauniyar
The 2015 April earthquake provided opportunities for women to lead the post-earthquake reconstruction works and taught lessons to many masons working in traditional styles. This will help build better Nepal and prepare for another mega disaster.
© Ishwar Rauniyar
Distribution of 1050 improved cooking stoves to earthquake survivors in Lamjung, Dhading and Makawanpur districts in central and western Nepal has improved peoples’ lives in multiple ways.
"I didn't know that in the event that my husband dies, I have the right to go my own way and not be inherited like a piece of furniture," Mulima Akapelwa
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Background: DanChurchAid (DCA) has been working remotely through local partners in both Sudan and South Sudan since the 1980’s providing humanitarian relief and established an office in Juba in 2007 after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the government in Khartoum.