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Nov 13, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is launching its annual Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Starting now through the end of December, Episcopalians, friends and other supporters have the opportunity to double their donations by participating in this special fundraising opportunity. A group of extremely generous donors will match all donations...
Sep 14, 2017
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting emergency relief efforts in Culebra and Vieques, two islands in Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Irma. In partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, the organization is providing approximately 600 people with temporary housing, medical care, food and meal delivery, clothing, home...
Mar 21, 2017
The 6th Solar Cookers International (SCI) World Conference 2017 in India broke new ground as it advanced solar cooking globally through new connections, information-sharing, and feedback on new projects advancing the solar cooking community.  Solar cooking is an appropriate technology that improves human health, reduces poverty, protects the...
Mar 07, 2017
Lutheran World Relief, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, is launching a $13 million initiative in southern Niger to reduce poverty by increasing farmer incomes. The initiative aims to benefit more than 100,000 people, at least half of them women and girls...
Dec 08, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 7, 2015.  The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) entered a partnership in Côte d’Ivoire to increase sustainable access to safe water and improve quality of life. The three-year project will help communities in three districts tackle the most pressing challenges for safe water, sanitation, and food security, and strengthen local...
Jun 25, 2014
The African Union today announced that Concern Worldwide is one of a handful international NGOs (non-governmental organizations) joining a landmark alliance of 10 diverse global partners whose goal is to reach six million farm families with new Climate-Smart Agriculture approaches over the next seven years.
May 13, 2014
U.S. foreign assistance has accomplished some remarkable things over the years, and the progress continues. America's investments in long-term international development are paying off. These fact sheets, created by InterAction with the help of member organizations, tell us how.
May 30, 2013
InterAction’s Post-2015 Task Force, which developed this document, believes that certain core elements must be part of the framework that will follow the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) once they expire in 2015. 
Feb 06, 2013
G20 leaders meeting in St. Petersburg in September must take bold steps to improve the lives of the most vulnerable populations, remove impediments for economic growth and encourage good governance and transparency. This policy paper, by the U.S. G8/G20 Advocacy Alliance with 50 non-governmental organizations, trade unions and think tanks, makes...
Aug 20, 2012
Episcopal Relief & Development is working through two organizations in the Philippines, where over 170 people have died this month as a result of storms and flooding, and through our Church partner in eastern India, where people in a remote tea-growing region are in need of emergency assistance.