The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is a global communion of Christian churches in the Lutheran tradition. Founded in 1947 in Lund, Sweden, the LWF has 142 member churches in 79 countries all over the world representing nearly 70 million Christians. As Finn Church Aid (FCA) is a faith-based organisation related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, the LWF has been a natural partner for us throughout our history. FCA supports the development and humanitarian work of LWFs Department for World Service (DWS) in the following countries:
• Africa: Angola, DRC, Mozambique, Uganda.
• Asia: Myanmar and Nepal.
• Caribbean: Haiti.
• Central America: Regional Programmes.
LWF is committed to an empowering, rights-based and integrated approach. LWF serves all people irrespective of ethnicity, gender, religion, race, or political conviction. It is locally rooted and globally connected, working with both local and international partners to help communities achieve their full potential and advocate for their universal rights. LWF strives to link different focuses such as emergency intervention, disaster preparedness, reconstruction and development.
Through LWF Department for Mission and Development (DMD), FCA supports programmes related to human rights, peace and diaconia.
For more information: Lutheran World Federation