Sabir means patience. It has been demanded of a man who has had to cope with the murder of his father, exile, and loss of a leg. The difficulties have not discouraged Sabir but fueled his ingenuity.
Fida, with nine other Finnish development cooperation organizations, participated in the Red Nose fundraising campaign 2020 for the children of the world. With this support families in Kenya can reap a harvest despite the distressing drought in the area.
The crisis in Ethiopia has not affected Fida’s work – a partner is concerned about the church members
The unrest that erupted in Ethiopia in early November is slipping into the chaos in northern Tigray region. Roads, airspace, and telephone and network connections to Tigray County have been down throughout November, making it difficult to obtain up-to-date information from the area. There has been talk in the news about the threat of civil war. Fida employees report on how the crisis has affected their daily lives in the country.
Fida Country Coordinator Welongo Faizi explains how his path from working with refugees lead into advocating for children with disabilities in the Congo.
Burundian Jean Bosco tells his story. He is one of the few Batwas in Burundi to have a university degree.