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Banking on women to deliver

Banking on women to deliver

Mar 07, 2014

7 March, 2014 - We’re marking International Women’s Day with an uplifting story of success: a credit union in Mozambique that’s promoting women’s economic independence as well as equality between men and women

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Jan 16, 2013

The benefits of working with back donors go beyond funding relief and development work.

ACT general secretary visits Syrian refugees

ACT general secretary visits Syrian refugees

Dec 04, 2012

As the Syrian refugee crisis escalates, ACT General Secretary John Nduna compels the international community to redouble its efforts to provide essential, life-saving services.

Inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Nov 28, 2012

The population of the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan has already surpassed 41,000 and is expected to reach peak capacity of 60,000 shortly, as more Syrians flee fighting.

ACT speaks out on Syria

ACT speaks out on Syria

Nov 15, 2012

On the eve of his visit to the region, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna calls for peace, respect for international law and adequate funding to address the mounting humanitarian crisis in the region.

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Apr 20, 2012

ACT member PWRDF supports maternal and child health and preventive health programs in Bangladesh as part of PWRDF’s CIDA-funded health sector program

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Jan 13, 2012

ACT members join forces to feed and improve learning for 8,000 students every day

Haiti: hope for the future

Haiti: hope for the future

Jan 12, 2012

Two years after the quake, ACT members remain committed to recovery and development efforts

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

Jul 19, 2011

Free meals help families while encouraging children to come to school

PWRDF in the Field: Pakistan Flood Relief

PWRDF in the Field: Pakistan Flood Relief

May 13, 2011

Giving hope to future young men who are learning skills to keep themselves employed

Sri Lanka: when elephants fight

Sri Lanka: when elephants fight

Mar 10, 2010

Fighting in Sri Lanka led to urgent need for emergency assistance.

Nicaragua: Campesinas and campesinos together to end violence

Nicaragua: Campesinas and campesinos together to end violence

Mar 10, 2010

Nicaraguan men and women know they have to work together to overcome domestic violence.

At a glance

  • Formed in 1959
  • Based in Canada
  • Working in Canada, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America-Caribbean
  • Core budget of $5 million
  • Core staff of 16

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