• Nepal: Disaster recovery and preparedness

    We're helping communities affected by earthquake in their continuing recovery, while helping to prepare for the next disaster.

The World is Changing Rapidly

And Lutheran World Relief is moving at the speed of change. Since 1945, Lutheran World Relief has been at the forefront of effective, transformational global development. Our partnerships with communities, governments and corporations allow us to continually innovate and drive results.

  • Agriculture and Rural Economies
  • Environment and Climate
  • Emergency Response
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Our goal is to realize agriculture’s potential to sustainably accelerate the growth of rural economies. We help rural communities develop productive, resilient and stable economies. Our market-based approach engages the private sector at multiple levels to create profitable partnerships that benefit families and promotes rural livelihoods. Learn more about our expertise in resilience, gender, youth, coffee and cocoa.

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We help smallholder farmers protect their agricultural assets in the face of a changing climate and improve vulnerable communities’ resilience to natural hazards like floods and droughts. Learn more about our expertise in resilience, gender, youth, coffee and cocoa.

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We respond to natural disasters and humanitarian crises with solutions that save lives and help restore livelihoods. We address the most urgent needs of affected communities while promoting sustainable recovery and building resilience to future disasters. Learn more about our expertise in responding to natural disasters and humanitarian crises.

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  • T4D: Harnessing technology to spur development

    We’re harnessing the power and accessibility of smartphones for smart approaches to development.

  • Quality coffee starts with the farmer

    We create linkages along the coffee value chain that benefit small holder farmers and the rural economies that depend on coffee.

  • Cash: Fast & flexible disaster aid

    Cash transfers provide people with much-needed cash while also injecting money into local economies.

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