Christian World Service – seventy-five years of making sure people have water, food, and justice.
CEPAD (Consejo de Inglesias Evangelicas Pro-Alianza Denominacional or the Council of Protestant Churches of Nicaragua) is a source of hope for often isolated, rural communities. The organisation grew from local churches responding to people affected by the magnitude 6.3 Managua earthquake in 1972. Now CEPAD focuses on development and peacemaking. Their approach is to work with […]
community projects were implemented including road improvements, better water supply, latrines and sewerage treatment.
women are growing better gardens and raising a pig or chickens so they can feed their families.
young people received support for addictions, domestic violence, emotional crises and learning difficulties from peers, trained in community-based psycho-social care.
We tackle the root causes of poverty and injustice. We want to end poverty and give people are say in the decisions that affect them. We can address the structures that exploit people and deny their dignity. By working together we strengthen local communities to do what needs to be done to make the world a safer, fairer place.