Rebuilding together in Nepal

In the last month, Viva’s partner network CarNet Nepal has provided relief to more than 2,100 households in remote villages in Nuwakot district following two recent large earthquakes that have devastated large parts of Asia’s poorest country. Continue reading

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“95 per cent of homes in the village are damaged”

Jessica Lea/DFIDFollowing the earthquake, two members of our CarNet Nepal team have succeeded in reaching Nuwakot district to assess the damage in two villages in which we have worked for five years. Continue reading

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Nepal earthquake: update

Photo: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi / UNDP NepalWe have now heard back from staff at our partner network CarNet Nepal that their immediate families are safe, though we know of at least one CarNet colleague who has lost relatives through the earthquake in Kathmandu. Continue reading

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Nepal earthquake: please pray

Nearly one million vulnerable children in Nepal urgently need humanitarian assistance after the country’s biggest earthquake for 80 years, which is so far known to have killed more than 3,000 people. Continue reading

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Children belong in a family

With Viva’s help, a program in Uganda is helping institutionalized children to return to where they belong, training social workers to be better equipped and empowering families in business skills.

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Hope in the face of the storm

I visited Viva’s partner network in the Philippines to discover whether, by working together, churches provide the best support for children affected by emergencies – and ended up getting more of a first-hand experience of disasters than I had expected… Continue reading

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