CWS Impact archive

CWS Impact – week of January 8, 2013
CWS featured on PBS Visionaries series

CWS Impact – week of January 2, 2013
Despite progress, nutrition challenges remain in 2013

CWS Impact – week of December 18, 2012
Far Rockaway residents find assistance close at hand

CWS Impact – week of December 11, 2012
Fighting child labor in Uruguay

CWS Impact – week of December 4, 2012
CWS fighting HIV and AIDS in Pakistan

CWS Impact – week of November 27, 2012
Haiti farmers relying on CWS after Sandy

CWS Impact – week of November 20, 2012
Thank you for changing lives!

CWS Impact – week of November 13, 2012
CWS focuses on long-term Sandy recovery

CWS Impact – week of November 6, 2012
Providing emergency aid to Sandy survivors

CWS Impact – week of October 30, 2012
CWS responds to Hurricane Sandy

CWS Impact – week of October 23, 2012
Seeding the future

CWS Impact – week of October 16, 2012
World Food Day 2012

CWS Impact – week of October 9, 2012
Education is power

CWS Impact – week of October 2, 2012
Life after nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan

CWS Impact – week of September 25, 2012
CWS applauds new bill to help refugee resettlement

CWS Impact – week of September 18, 2012
From Nepal to a new life in Lancaster, Pa.

CWS Impact – week of September 11, 2012
End hunger. CROP Hunger Walks in action.

CWS Impact – week of September 4, 2012
CWS responding to Isaac. You can too.

CWS Impact – week of August 27, 2012
Preparing for Hurricane Isaac

CWS Impact – week of August 20, 2012
Youth in Kenya lighting the way

CWS Impact – week of August 13, 2012
Growing food and protecting the land in Nicaragua

CWS Impact – week of August 6, 2012
To fight poverty and prejudice, start small

CWS Impact – week of July 30, 2012
Making schools safe in Kenya

CWS Impact – week of July 23, 2012
CWS having a clear impact in Haiti

CWS Impact – week of July 16, 2012
CWS providing vital aid in the Horn of Africa

CWS Impact – week of July 2, 2012
Girl's dream fueled by friend's cruel fate

CWS Impact – week of June 25, 2012
The world is watching us

CWS Impact – week of June 18, 2012
What if you were a refugee?

CWS Impact – week of June 11, 2012
Displaced women and children in Pakistan most vulnerable, need help

CWS Impact – week of June 4, 2012
Millions in dire need as heavy monsoon season approaches

CWS Impact – week of May 28, 2012
Ending hunger one step at a time

CWS Impact – week of May 21, 2012
Building a stronger foundation for new lives

CWS Impact – week of May 14, 2012
Childhood malnutrition rising in the Sahel

CWS Impact – week of May 7, 2012
Floods hit the most vulnerable

CWS Impact – week of April 30, 2012
Protecting refugee children

CWS Impact – week of April 23, 2012
Fighting for safe, clean water

CWS Impact – week of April 16, 2012
Deepening food crisis in the Sahel

CWS Impact – week of April 9, 2012
A day in the life of Europe's Roma

CWS Impact – week of April 2, 2012
'We want to help end hunger...'

CWS Impact – week of March 26, 2012
Jubilation beyond imagination

CWS Impact – week of March 19, 2012
Access to clean, safe water

CWS Impact – week of March 12, 2012
CWS helping Japan recover, one year later

CWS Impact – week of March 5, 2012
Education in Laos and storms in the U.S.

CWS Impact – week of February 27, 2012
Ending malnutrition, one sprinkle at a time

CWS Impact – week of February 20, 2012
As cold takes toll on Europe's poor, CWS responds

CWS Impact – week of February 13, 2012
Inside the first few days of a disaster

CWS Impact – week of February 6, 2012
Breaking ground for housing in Thatta, Pakistan

CWS Impact – week of January 30, 2012
Water, sparked by community involvement

CWS Impact – week of January 23, 2012
Compassion and community in the wake of crisis

CWS Impact – week of January 16, 2012
Honoring those lost - and rebuilding - in Haiti's 2010 earthquake

CWS Impact – week of January 9, 2012
Reducing hunger, disaster risk reduction key challenges for 2012

CWS Impact – week of January 3, 2012
Your support has made all the difference

CWS Impact – week of December 19, 2011
Fighting hunger in Georgia

CWS Impact – week of December 12, 2011
Taking action on climate change

CWS Impact – week of December 5, 2011
Florida farm workers celebrate good fortune

CWS Impact – week of November 28, 2011
Leading and empowering in critical times

CWS Impact – week of November 21, 2011
Together we are changing lives

CWS Impact – week of November 14, 2011
Rain brings hope to some, eludes others

CWS Impact – week of November 7, 2011
'A matter of ethics, American values’

CWS Impact – week of October 31, 2011
'Til the whole world is not hungry'

CWS Impact – week of October 24, 2011
Tackling hunger at its sources

CWS Impact – week of October 17, 2011
'It's good to be self-reliant'

CWS Impact – week of October 10, 2011
Preparing for what might happen

CWS Impact – week of October 3, 2011
Ending hunger one step at a time

CWS Impact – week of September 26, 2011
Bearing witness and raising awareness

CWS Impact – week of September 19, 2011
You're helping in Pakistan, Georgia and the U.S.

HOTLINE - week of September 12, 2011
Remembering 9/11; Severe flooding in Pakistan mobilizes CWS; CWS recognized for climate change work

HOTLINE - week of September 6, 2011
CWS launches appeal for Hurricane Irene recovery; Roma family finds the door to a better life; Reducing disaster's risks despite climate change; Change is coming soon!

HOTLINE - week of August 29, 2011
CWS focuses on the long-term following Irene, flooding; As World Water Week concludes, CWS a voice for ethics; CWS staff responds to flooding in Pakistan; In Kenya, CWS work continues to help in record drought

HOTLINE - week of August 22, 2011
CWS staff give voice to those in need at global event; Sand dams prove integral in Africa drought relief; CWS applauds administration move to limit deportation proceedings; CWS honors World Humanitarian Day 2011

HOTLINE - week of August 15, 2011
Drought crisis in the Horn of Africa continues, Hundreds of thousands affected by severe flooding in Sindh province, Pakistan, Tsunami recovery in Japan

HOTLINE - week of August 8, 2011
Feeling Africa's drought in Kenya and in the U.S.; Learning new garden watering in the Chaco; Hotline survey

HOTLINE - week of August 1, 2011
CWS water and food strategies in East Africa ramp up as drought devastates communities; Celebrating 65 years and assistance to refugees.

HOTLINE - week of July 25, 2011
Focus on Kenya: CWS responds to East Africa's devastating drought, CWS disaster recovery workshops follow emergency assistance.

HOTLINE - week of July 18, 2011
Thousands seek temporary shelter in wake of Indonesia's volcanic eruptions, Relentless drought in Kenya brings coordinated humanitarian response.

HOTLINE - week of July 11, 2011
Assistance continues in tsunami-devastated Japan; CWS providing assistance in drought-affected Kenya; Security risk management in Asia

HOTLINE - week of July 4, 2011
Continuing response to 2011 U.S. spring storms; July long-term recovery trainings to help most vulnerable U.S. tornado and flood survivors; CWS provides resources to help Pakistani students and teachers

HOTLINE - week of June 27, 2011
Empowerment in South America's Gran Chaco region; Fighting hunger - even after a direct hit

HOTLINE - week of June 20, 2011
Showing hospitality to strangers; Community in Honduras gains clean water source; CWS Water for All in Kenya; Still needed! Emergency Cleanup Buckets.

HOTLINE - week of June 13, 2011
CWS continues to assist conflict-displaced Cambodian families; Risk aversion is necessary, even in hard financial times; Help others by the bucket.

HOTLINE - week of June 6, 2011
CWS emergency appeal: Angola floods, 2011 spring storms continue, as does CWS response, CWS Emergency Cleanup Buckets urgently needed!

HOTLINE - week of May 30, 2011
Haiti: Indentured children find hope for new life; Climate change creates wide-ranging consequences.

HOTLINE - week of May 23, 2011
CWS raises appeal as deadly storms strike U.S.; Security and safety for humanitarian aid workers..

HOTLINE - week of May 16, 2011
Spring tornadoes, floods wreak havoc in several states, New Sphere handbook for humanitarian standards launched in Islamabad, Pakistan.

HOTLINE - week of May 9, 2011
Japan: psychological toll mounts in the wake of disaster; Growing Healthier means food security in Latin America.

HOTLINE - week of May 2, 2011
Killer tornado outbreak in southeast United States; Rwandan orphan realizes his dream; CWS urges support for Domestic Refugee Reform and Modernization Act.

HOTLINE - week of April 25, 2011
Response to nature's fury across the U.S. ramps up; Democracy, development, peace, unity: Haiti's dream; Still gaps in humanitarian aid for Japan.

HOTLINE - week of April 18, 2011
Japan's nuclear crisis now elevated to Chernobyl proportions; One woman's story in Kenya; Global humanitarian relief at risk in 2012 Budget proposal; CWS keeps wary eye on natural disasters across U.S.

HOTLINE - week of April 11, 2011
Cold weather adds to Japanese evacuees' plight; Education and awareness transform Kenyan community; From violence to suffering to hope in Georgia.

HOTLINE - week of April 4, 2011
CWS assistance continues in Japan; Migrant workers flee Libya amid violence; CWS health initiatives help flood survivors in Pakistan; World Health Day Clean water equals better health in western Kenya.

HOTLINE - week of March 28, 2011
CWS providing emergency response in Japan; Advocacy conference inspires faith community; Conference examines Moldova water supply.

HOTLINE - week of March 21, 2011
Help for Japan underway; CWS welcomes new refugee reform bill; World Water Day March 22, 2011.

HOTLINE - week of March 14, 2011
Earthquake and tsunami in Japan; CWS and The Sphere Project in Pakistan; Buckets of help there when they're needed.

HOTLINE - week of March 7, 2011
Tsunami survivors in Indonesia will soon trade tents for transitional housing; International Women's Day is March 8; Human Rights Commission Hearing: safe water for all is vital.

HOTLINE - week of February 28, 2011
CWS helps Nicaraguan communities access safe water for better health and harvests; Kenyan farmers discover the benefits of biogas production; Youngsters in Serbia take part in a program to improve their education and health.

HOTLINE - week of February 21, 2011
CWS urges Congress to oppose cuts to global assistance; farmers in Brazil struggle to survive following severe flooding and landslides; CWS continues tsunami-related assistance in Indonesia's Mentawai Islands; Pre-election peace training in Uganda

HOTLINE - week of February 14, 2011
Some Kenyan women are improving their livelihoods, with CWS help; Families in two Guatemalan communities gain better food security; CWS helps communities locally and around the globe develop disaster preparedness strategies.

HOTLINE - week of February 7, 2011
Thousands of families affected by severe flooding in Brazil; People with disabilities in Haiti gain prosthetics and repaired homes, with CWS help; CWS-sponsored security conference in Asia.

HOTLINE - week of January 31, 2011
Communities in Kenya gain reliable water sources for their homes, gardens and livestock, with CWS help, Many families continue the flood recovery struggle in Pakistan.

HOTLINE - week of December 27, 2010
CWS continues to assist flood-affected families in Pakistan; Supporting people with disabilities in Haiti; Displaced young people in Georgia find hope for the future through CWS-supported program; End-of-Year giving with CWS

HOTLINE - week of December 20, 2010
CWS helping children gain a sense of normalcy after Mount Merapi eruption in Indonesia; Preparing and praying for peace after January referendum in South Sudan; Don't give up on the DREAM Act, says CWS; CWS Best Gifts a great way to give this holiday season.

HOTLINE - week of December 13, 2010
CWS continues to assist people with disabilities in Haiti; Families in Serbia gain new livelihoods with CWS help; CWS Best Gifts a great way to give this holiday season.

HOTLINE - week of December 6, 2010
CWS continues assistance for families affected by Indonesian tsunami; Indigenous peoples in Gran Chaco improve their lives, with CWS help; CWS security training assists humanitarian groups in Pakistan and Afghanistan; Check out Best Gifts for this holiday season

HOTLINE - week of November 29, 2010
CWS continues response to families affected by Indonesian volcano; Flood-affected families in Pakistan receive continuing CWS assistance; Young woman in Rwanda relates CWS Giving Hope success story; Check out CBS religion special on Haiti this weekend; Speak Out to help make dreams come true for young immigrants; CWS Best Gifts.

HOTLINE - week of November 22, 2010
Assisting families affected by Indonesia's Mt. Merapi eruption; Ethnic Roma children and their families benefit from CWS program in Serbia; Youngsters in Pakistan learn about peacemaking.

HOTLINE - week of November 15, 2010
CWS assists families in Haiti's northwest following Hurricane Tomas; CWS coordinates to assist families affected by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia; Families in six villages in Vietnam work to improve community health; Providing clean water at a girls' school in Kenya improves life for students.

HOTLINE - week of November 8, 2010
CWS continues assisting flood-affected Pakistani families; Haiti picks up after Hurricane Tomas, recovery continues; Helping provide safe water in Mozambique

HOTLINE - week of November 1, 2010
Tsunami- and volcano-affected people in Indonesia find help through CWS and the ACT Alliance; CWS supporting efforts of partners, should conflict erupt in south Sudan; CWS and its partners are working to arrest cholera cases in Haiti

HOTLINE - week of October 25, 2010
Three months after massive floods began, CWS emergency and recovery assistance continues in Pakistan; CWS continues aid for quake survivors with disabilities in Haiti; and promotes cholera prevention basics; CWS Kits needed

HOTLINE - week of October 18, 2010
Women in parts of Central America empowered to provide food for their families; CWS continues assistance and advocacy for displaced Colombian families; Women's empowerment in Kenya brings a new water source to a village.

HOTLINE - week of October 11, 2010
Flood survivors in Pakistan continue to receive emergency aid from CWS; October 16 is World Food Day; your participation in CROP Hunger Walks helps families and communities improve their food security.

HOTLINE - week of October 4, 2010
As floodwaters recede in parts of Pakistan, CWS continues to assist families in need; Indigenous young people in South America's Chaco on the path to assist their communities; Tropical Storm Matthew brings flooding to parts of Central America.

HOTLINE - week of September 27, 2010
Women in Kenya develop livelihoods; CWS continues flood assistance in Pakistan; plans for long-term recovery; CWS embraces global nutrition initiatives; U.S. emergencies: floods and fires; Speaking out on the Water for the World Act.

HOTLINE - week of September 20, 2010
CWS emergency aid continues in Pakistan; one boy's story; CWS advocates for clean water and sanitation; puts water program in action in Cambodia; Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York this week

HOTLINE - week of September 13, 2010
CWS continues assisting flood-affected Pakistani families; Farmers in the Dominican Republic are learning about crop diversification and new planting methods; World Water Week symposium urges new ways of looking at water problem

HOTLINE - week of September 6, 2010
CWS continues medical care and other recovery assistance in Pakistan; World Water Week (Sep. 5-11); CWS helps to restore food security in northern Haiti; Sep. 8 is International Literacy Day.

HOTLINE - week of August 30, 2010
CWS continues providing aid to tens of thousands of flood survivors in Pakistan; Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: survivors give thanks for CWS and partner help

HOTLINE - week of August 23, 2010
Long-term quake recovery continues in Haiti; CWS assists flood survivors in Pakistan; Hurricanes Katrina and Rita--five years later

HOTLINE - week of August 16, 2010
CWS assists flood survivors in Pakistan; Indigenous youth in South America's Gran Chaco are helping their communities; Iowa flooding

HOTLINE - week of August 9, 2010
Families struggle to survive in flooded areas of Pakistan; CWS assists children's programs in Latin America; International Day of the World's Indigenous People

HOTLINE - week of August 2, 2010
Flooding in Pakistan: CWS responds; recovery continues in Haiti; communities in the Gran Chaco gain new water sources; U.S. summer emergencies; CWS Emergency Clean-up Buckets needed.

HOTLINE - week of July 26, 2010
CWS Indonesia staff learn new farming and conservation techniques, Community in arid western Kenya gains new water sources, CWS School Kits and Emergency Clean-up Buckets needed

HOTLINE - week of July 19, 2010
Sewing workshop in Moldova provides jobs for women, Women farmers in Pakistan growing more fresh vegetables, CWS in need of School Kits and Emergency Clean-up Buckets

HOTLINE - week of July 12, 2010
Haiti--Six months after the quake, CWS sees some successes amid broad challenges, recovery efforts continue full throttle; Severe flooding devastates communities in Brazil.

HOTLINE - week of July 5, 2010
CWS helps meet emergency needs in Kyrgyzstan; Roma children and parents find help through CWS in Serbia; July 7 is International Day of Cooperatives, CWS assistance to co-ops in Haiti going strong.

HOTLINE - week of June 28, 2010
CWS helping those displaced by violence in Kyrgyzstan; In Indonesia, latrines and wells improve community life; CWS supporting agriculture in Serbia

HOTLINE - week of June 21, 2010
Haitians continue recovery from January quake; Violence affects hundreds of thousands in Kyrgyzstan; CWS responds to U.S. flooding and storms; CWS development project assists families in Cambodia

HOTLINE - week of June 14, 2010
CWS examines oil spill response through Katrina lens; In Pakistan, CWS assisting those affected by Cyclone Phet; Children creating hope in Kenya; World Refugee Day; Help dads around the world this Father's Day!

HOTLINE - week of June 7, 2010
Ratcheting up CWS health and nutrition work in Indonesia; CWS calls for comprehensive climate and energy legislation; Cyclone Phet hits Pakistan; CWS assesses needs; Tornados hit Midwest

HOTLINE - week of May 31, 2010
Tropical storm devastates parts of Central America; Dam and flood threat in northern Pakistan, CWS ready to respond; CWS helping farmers gain food security in southern Pakistan; World Environment Day

HOTLINE - week of May 24, 2010
Haitian farmers receive seeds; Families in Serbia benefit from CWS-supported income generation assistance

HOTLINE - week of May 17, 2010
CWS and volunteers help families return home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Spring storms hit U.S. communities; CWS responds; Cambodian family raises chickens and grows vegetables, through CWS-supported self-help group; More ambitious emissions targets and more support for vulnerable nations needed in new climate bill, says CWS

HOTLINE - week of May 10, 2010
Children returning to school in Haiti; CWS supporting displaced people in Pakistan; CWS helping U.S. communities as they recover from spring storms and flooding

HOTLINE - week of May 3, 2010
CWS plans sustainable recovery and rebuilding in Haiti; New framework for immigration reform released; CWS director responds; Kenyan community gains access to new water source; Tornadoes and torrential rains hit southern U.S.; For Mother's Day, honor Mom and help mothers around the world

HOTLINE - week of April 26, 2010
CWS expands food security initiative and jump starts other programs in Haiti to assist families displaced by the January quake; Tornadoes hit Mississippi and other parts of the southern U.S.; This Mother's Day, honor Mom and help mothers around the world

HOTLINE - week of April 19, 2010
CWS partners respond to earthquake-related needs on the Tibetan plateau in western China; CWS continues response to Northeast U.S. floods; for Earth Day, a glimpse of CWS environmentally sustainable work around the world.

HOTLINE - week of April 12, 2010
CWS helps rebuild flood-ravaged homes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Join Haiti Webinar on April 14; Low-income families in Bosnia gain nutritious meals through CWS-supported project; Strong quake hits Sumatra, Indonesia

HOTLINE - week of April 5, 2010
CWS continues quake recovery in Haiti and assists families in improving their nutrition in the Dominican Republic; - U.S. Northeast hit by severe flooding; Strong quake hits northern Baja, Mexico, affects southwest U.S.

HOTLINE - week of March 29, 2010
World Health Day: CWS helps families improve their health; Maintaining survivors' dignity is key in Haiti quake recovery; CWS assists survivors of mudslide in Uganda

HOTLINE - week of March 22, 2010
March 22 is World Water Day: CWS urges accelerated U.S. efforts to address water needs, and works with communities in Haiti, East Africa, Cambodia--and elsewhere--to gain access to clean water; CWS continues to support quake recovery efforts in Chile; Flooding in the Upper Midwest

HOTLINE - week of March 15, 2010
CWS continues assistance for Haitian families displaced by the quake; Chile earthquake survivors receive food and other assistance; World Water Day is March 22; families in a Kenyan village celebrate successful water project

HOTLINE - week of March 8, 2010
On this International Women's Day, CWS honors the courage of women in Haiti, in quake recovery; Families begin long recovery following quake in Chile; CWS responds in wake of Ugandan mudslide; Pakistani widow provides for her family, with CWS help

HOTLINE - week of March 1, 2010
CWS responds to Chile earthquake; CWS continues assistance to quake survivors, both in Haiti and the U.S.; Families in Honduras raise more food and their environmental awareness

HOTLINE - week of February 22, 2010
Haitian quake survivors brace against seasonal rains; CWS responds to U.S. storm-hit communities; Water project helps families increase food production in Niger

HOTLINE - week of February 15, 2010
One month later, quake survivors in Haiti face long recovery; Young bonded laborers in Pakistan gaining their freedom; Rwandan youth caregivers start honey and rice projects

HOTLINE - week of February 8, 2010
Quake-affected families in Haiti face long recovery; Schools in Kenya benefit from CWS School Safe Zones project; CWS assists U.S. communities hit by winter storms

HOTLINE - week of February 1, 2010
CWS continues to help meet emergency needs in quake-hit Haiti; Hurricane Katrina: helping more families go home; Multi-year food program helping families in Serbia

HOTLINE - week of January 25, 2010
CWS continues to respond to emergency needs in quake-hit Haiti; Youth caregivers in parts of Africa becoming empowered