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Posts from the ‘Pray for CEDAR’ Category

Using Local Resources to Transform Communities

When doing development work, beside bringing outside resources, using locally available resources are more important in transforming a community. The church, being a significant part of the community, is more knowledgeable about the community’s needs than outside organisations.

For years, CEDAR has partnered with Tearfund Bangladesh to train and mobilise churches to get involved in serving their communities...

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CEDAR Works with IA to Plan for Humanitarian Response to Rohingya Refugees in Western Myanmar

The team learnt that it was the first time for some of the displaced families to be reached by relief workers. “Thank you for coming here, for taking time to listen. Thank you for treating me with respect,” a father of eight says.

CEDAR is now working with other IA members on planning a humanitarian response to meet the immediate needs of the displaced people who fled to Bangladesh from the conflict in Rakhine state, Myanmar.

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23 Years with the Most Vulnerable Children in Ethiopia

Proverbs 22:6 says: “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

So how should we teach our children? CEDAR's Ethiopian partner EGCDWO has been serving children in slum communities for 23 years, and many of them have grown up...

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A Haven for Nepali Children Away from Human Trafficking

Nepal, has always been a travellers’ favourite, because of the magnificent Himalayas and its beautiful landscape. Some regard Nepal as the country closest to heaven. But in the eyes of local children, it may be a place closest to hell...

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South Asia Floods: The Disaster that Didn’t Make Headlines

Incessant rainfalls have caused massive floods and landslides in South Asia last week, destroying farmlands, houses and roads, as well as killing innocent lives. It is estimated that up to 41 million people are affected...

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We Shall Not Give Up

Among our human trafficking work, rehabilitation is a long journey that requires persistent and devotion. Sex trafficked women often fall back into the industry after they quit the job for a short period of time due to a lack of vocational skills and family financial burden...

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