Monthly Archives: March 2012

Improving Sanitation in Rwanda

Rwanda: ADRA Donates Latrines to Primary School SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has made the school day far less challenging for Janjagiro Primary School in the Rwamagana District of Rwanda, through providing the school with significantly needed latrines. In total, 14 latrines were constructed, two of which were built […]

Emergency Response in Montenegro

Montenegro: Severe Snowstorms Leave Thousands Stranded, ADRA Responds SILVER SPRING, Md. – Unrelenting snowstorms have overwhelmed the Southeastern European nation of Montenegro, paralyzing traffic and leaving travelers stranded on roadways. Many homes have endured significant snow-related damages, causing thousands to have no access to basic necessities. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding […]

Overcoming Poverty in Nepal

Nepal: ADRA Combats Poverty Through Agro-based Training Program SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is fighting against the effects of poverty in the Kapilvastu, Palpa, and Rupandehi districts of Western Nepal. The local ADRA Nepal office developed this three and a half year project entitled, Develop Local Economy to Eradicate […]

World Water Day, March 22, 2013

World Water Day: ADRA Transforms Communities with the Power of Water SILVER SPRING, Md. – On the 22nd of March, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joins the world in commemorating World Water Day, and continues to implement projects that make clean water available throughout disadvantaged communities around the world. ADRA recognizes the life-saving […]

Livelihood Support for Families

ADRA Diversifies Household Diets in Somaliland SILVER SPRING, Md. – As a result of drought, Somalia is experiencing a wave of change in the diversity of menus that families are having on their tables. What most Somalis would have easily dismissed as fodder for their livestock is now finding its way comfortably to the dinner […]

Rebuilding Lives in West Africa

Cote d’Ivoire: ADRA Helps Returnees Rebuild Their Lives SILVER SPRING, Md. – Civil war persists in the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, causing thousands of families to flee their homes due to dangerous circumstances, or worse, destroyed homes. Many of them have sought refuge deep in the protection of the forest or have escaped […]

Fighting the Freeze in Romania

Romania: As Deep Freeze Covered the Country, ADRA Provided Relief to Stranded Families SILVER SPRING, Md. – In Romania, below freezing temperatures paired with heavy snowfalls have jeopardized the lives of thousands of stranded travellers as well as the country’s homeless population. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency’s (ADRA ) Romania office intervened through providing urgently […]