Christian Churches from all over the world are working together to save the lives of people affected by conflict in Darfur.
A joint programme involving ACT (Action by Churches Together), a global alliance of churches and related agencies working in the field of humanitarian relief, and Caritas Internationalis has been providing essential life-saving services such as clean water, food and health care to 300,000 people living in camps, and surrounding villages, in South and West Darfur.
Nyika Musiyazwiriyo, the outgoing Head of Programmes for the Joint ACT/Caritas Programme in Darfur, says being able to work together has meant the ACT/Caritas Programme has become one of the biggest players among UN and other humanitarian actors in the conflict-affected region of Sudan.
“One of our key strengths is being able to draw on each others’ experiences, knowledge, and resources” Nyika explains.
As such, the Programme has been able to provide clean drinking water to nearly […]