Eighty-three percent of all the lights in Syria have gone out since the start of the conflict there, a global coalition of humanitarian and human rights organisations has revealed ahead of the fourth anniversary on March 15.
At Rose of Sharon Foundation, we want to significantly contribute to this global challenge, and with your support increase our investment in empowering our partners in some of the poorest villages of the world, to build a future free from hunger and poverty for themselves and their children.
The price of failing to bring about lasting peace in South Sudan could be $158 billion over the next two decades, according to a new study. The conflict, which erupted in December 2013, has already killed tens of thousands and placed nearly a third of the population of the young country at risk of famine.
Over 638,000 people affected, 79 dead and 1.5 million people in need of food assistance
Raising awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most important ways we empower women and aid communities in Northern Uganda. At Rose of Sharon Foundation we train select community members to become activists, to act as role models, and to support other women.
International aid agency Rose of Sharon Foundation will be distributing food packs to 2,800 families most affected by typhoon Hagupit.
Ms. Seam Mak, 39-year-old, was born in Prang village, Koh Kong province and currently, she has living in Kompong Sdam village, Chrouy Svay commune, Sre Ambel district, Koh Kong province when she got married. Her father passed away when she was just a baby, Mak has 9 siblings plus her mother, total, 10 members in
South Sudan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates – yet with the proper investment and resources, we can make safe births a reality. “I’ve heard stories like the one I am going to tell four times already. I’m not sure I can stand to hear it again. It’s terrible – doubly so because
Nearly five years after the deadly earthquake that left more than 1.5 million Haitians homeless. Yvette Prévilia Fénélon, 60, is among those still living in tents at a makeshift camp called Mission des Citoyens Progressistes de Fontamara, but not for long. Prévilia recently joined a unique Rose of Sharon Foundation program that helps camp residents
During the summer, Alisdair joined 5 volunteers on a joint ‘Mission Direct / Re-wired’ project and went on a busman’s holiday for the I.T. industry. The team set up computers into numerous community schools in Lusaka, Zambia. Here, he writes about what they got up to on their trip. A vast pile of 100 PCs, screens, keyboards,