MAY 25, 2018—World Renew is joining One Day’s Wages as it hosts an event in honor of World Refugee Day from 9:30 am to noon at Quest Church (1401 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA 98107) on June 16, 2018. One Day’s Wages will match, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000 raised by World Renew for disaster programming with Rohinga refugees displaced in temporary camps in Bangladesh.
We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.
JANUARY 29, 2018 – World Renew announced today that in partnership with One Day’s Wages, over $124,000 was raised for emergency food aid for Syrians displaced by war. The effort was the largest matching grant campaign for both organizations, with One Day’s Wages providing a 1-to-1 grant for every dollar raised for World Renew’s international disaster response in Syria.
These two projects are also generously supported by the wider membership of Canadian Foodgrains Bank to respond to the needs of newly arriving Rohingya in informal settlements in Bangladesh. The response will be implemented in collaboration with local partners.
The situation being addressed is beyond dire. Over half a million Rohingya have fled extreme violence in Myanmar in search of safety. Entire villages have been destroyed. More Rohingyas are arriving in Bangladesh every day. Nearly sixty percent of them are children.
Disaster response organization calls for support in countries with high food insecurity, on the brink of famine
April 4, 2017 – World Renew is calling for support to increase its work in eastern Africa as it aims to help prevent additional countries from progressing from severe food insecurity to famine. World Renew is already at work in the region, including South Sudan, where famine has been declared by the United Nations, and Nigeria, where millions are also facing extreme food insecurity.