LWR continues to serve families forced from their homes and the communities who offer refuge
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
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.
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.
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.