Militants from the group calling themselves Islamic State (IS) are booby-trapping land and buildings with improvised explosive device (IEDs). This creates new misery for displaced Iraqi families trying to return home and increases dangers for government forces working on the front line.
[ ‘SHARE’ Nov-Dec 2014 ] FOCUS ~ Country Development
Written by: Fountain Chik (Programme Officer)
Salaam! This is the greeting of Bangladeshi Muslims wishing people peace. ‘Peace’ is a common wish of this harmonious people, although in reality peace and harmony are hard to find.
[ ‘SHARE’ Nov-Dec 2014 ] STEP INTO THE WORLD
Bangladesh’s literacy rate is less than 50%, and it is dangerous for border-area children to travel long distances to state-run schools in the cities. Since 1999, World Concern Bangladesh (WCB) as financially supported mountain area primary schools and provided training for teachers.
[ ‘SHARE’ Nov-Dec 2014 ] JOIN HANDS JOIN HEARTS
Those who have met the beneficiaries of the ‘Join Hands Join Hearts’ Children Ministry Scheme will discovered that regardless of where they live, children have their own dreams, and all cherish any learning opportunities. Perhaps such is the result of being honed by the harshness of life.
[ ‘SHARE’ Nov-Dec 2014 ] CEDAR’S BLOGGER
Written by Chan Pui Si (Director of Field Operations)
I had set aside poverty relief work for a time and it is by God’s grace that I can resume this work. It is highly meaningful as I continue in this ministry and testify to God’s work in various places among different peoples.