Portraits of Power: the strength of senior women worldwide

Dorcas launched the Portraits of Power campaign on 1 October 2021: International Day of Older Persons. With International Human Rights Day coming up on the…

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3 months after the Beirut explosion: there is still a lot of work to be done

In the past three months, Dutch humanitarian aid and development organisations CARE, Cordaid, Dorcas, Save the Children, Stichting Vluchteling and World Vision have collaborated to…

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Beirut Blasts: The Long Road to Recovery

Nearly three months on from the devastating explosions that shook the city, Beirut’s wounds remain far from healed. Life changed irreversibly for the people of…

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The COVID-19 crisis requires national ánd international solidarity

Appeal for international solidarity from 40 development, human rights and emergency organizations to the Dutch government Our lives have changed completely in a short time…

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Psychosocial Support: just as important as Food and Safety

‘Psychosocial relief aid in the world’s trouble spots should be paid more attention to’, says Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation in…

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People Power

According to the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI), Moldova is one of Europe’s poorest countries. In rural areas – that rely heavily on agriculture –…

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Village Community Banking

Putting money aside to invest in a better life is common practice for many people in countries like the Netherlands. Yet in third world regions…

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Cooking for a stronger planet

Woodfuel is the most common form of energy used for cooking and heating households in Tanzania. In poor, rural communities, women rely heavily on traditional…

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