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 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