CNC starts a campaign to help corona virus victims

CNC, a Dutch Christian relief alliance that consists of Dorcas, EO Metterdaad, Red een Kind, Tearfund, Woord en Daad and ZOA, started a campaign to…

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A UN Convention for the Rights of Older People

Older people’s health and lives have been at particular risk from COVID-19. Their rights have been denied and disproportionately affected in public health responses to…

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Faith@Work

Dorcas is a Christian organisation with biblical values. Faith@Work expresses our desire to work God’s way – His principles will be applied across all our…

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Peacebuilding and reconciliation

Dorcas sets out to support peacebuilding processes in (post) war settings and mitigate the risk of relapsing into conflict by addressing the root causes. We…

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Social Inclusion

Social inclusion is an essential component of our work. Across our countries of operation, we seek to reverse the exclusion and stigmatisation of individuals or…

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Restoring damaged housed and rebuilding businesses

70,000 damaged houses. This is the most visible effect of the explosion in Beirut last summer. Many businesses are also damaged. Sole proprietorships are severely…

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Netherlands Ambassador Commends Dorcas Beirut Response

Last week, the Chargée D’affaires of the Netherlands Embassy in Lebanon, Frederique de Man, paid a visit to our community centre in Beirut where she…

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Beirut residents traumatised and financially affected by the explosion

The consequences of the explosion in Beirut are immense. Adults and children carry the traumatic experience with them every day. Many people lost not only…

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REPORT: COVID-19 and the Rights of Older People in Developing Countries

The COVID-19 pandemic and in fact all crises – acute or prolonged – remind us that human rights need to be central in all recovery…

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Rising prices and an increase in COVID-19 infections are causing a great need for food and hygiene kits in Beirut

Shortage of food is a major emerging problem in Lebanon. In the past year, prices for food have increased considerably due to the bad economic…

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