All stories related to Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Aug 18, 2014
18 August, 2014 - Young engineer Rizel Mayo is rebuilding the schools in villages recovering from typhoon Haiyan. And one of the beneficiaries of the new classrooms will be her own daughter. We pay homage to Rizel for World Humanitarian Day, August 19.
Aug 11, 2014
12 August, 2014 - A dedicated teacher re-building a school in Bangui, Central African Republic, talks about his vision for the children of Bangui on International Youth Day
Jul 08, 2014
8 July, 2014 - ACT member Finn Church Aid is rehabilitating schools in the Central African Republic in an effort to ensure children's education doesn't become a casualty of war
Jun 23, 2014
23 June, 2014 - Leaders of faith denominations from across the spectrum are uniting in an effort to ease tensions in the Central African Republic
May 20, 2014
20 May, 2014 - After just a year on the UNDP's civil society advisory group, FCA's director Antti Pentikäinen has been elected its chair
Apr 22, 2014
22 April, 2014 - The war in South Sudan takes a brutal turn, while hunger emerges as the main challenge for the hundreds of thousands of people who have taken shelter in the four corners of the country
Apr 10, 2014
10 April, 2014 - The deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic brings with it more civilians killed and infrastructure destroyed. Two ACT members are responding with life-saving measures
Jan 31, 2014
31 January 2014 - A short video by talented videographer Ville Asikainen from ACT member FinnChurchAid
Jan 24, 2014
24 January 2014 - Typhoon Haiyan was indiscriminate in its damage. Along with houses, businesses and infrastructure, schools across the central Philippines were battered by huge waves and fierce winds, leaving them damaged and clogged with mud and debris. But although badly damaged, school doors are now open and classes beginning again.
Oct 18, 2013
18 October 2013 - In Zaatari refugee camp Topi Hurtig and a team of circus trainers teach juggling, acrobatics and clownery to young Syrian refugees.
Oct 13, 2013
13 October 2012 - Loss of life was minimised by good disaster preparedness but extremely poor communities have lost their homes and livelihoods.
Mar 14, 2013
In the wake of heavy floods, ACT Mozambique has moved quickly to help meet not only the short-term needs of affected communities, but also to reduce their vulnerabilities to future natural disasters.
Feb 19, 2013
As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and its impact increasingly spills across national borders, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest UN estimates.
Jan 23, 2013
Finn Church Aid has long worked to promote peace. Now the ACT member has been appointed to develop a worldwide religious leaders' peace mediation network.
Dec 06, 2012
Tens of thousands of people have been affected by flooding in parts of central, eastern and southern Chad following heavy rains in July and August this year.
At a glance
- Formed in 1947
- Annual budget Euro 28 m
- 120 members of staff