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SARAM Project

ADRA’s Sustainable and Resilient Agribusiness Development in Mercedes (SARAM) project is helping families’ secure sustainable incomes and improved nutrition. Through the project 1715 people will be trained in improved rice farming, fishing and gardening techniques, giving them the opportunities to provide more for their families and the hope of a better future. Download Project Summary […]

BWASH Project

The Bakan Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project(B-WASH) focuses on empowering poor households throughout 30 villages to improve their own health and contribute to community prosperity. This project is helping 2,000 rural households to improve their health through better access to safe water supply and access to more hygienic sanitation facilities while integrating local disaster preparedness […]

Raise Funds

Have you ever wanted to change the world? At ADRA we believe that you can! ADRA is supporting life changing work at home and overseas and would love for you to be a part of this dynamic change. ADRA is welcoming of any party wanting to partner in order to raise funds to support vulnerable […]

Franco’s Story

Franco Pascual was 15 years old when he began fishing as a way of helping his parents. Franco would use illegal and dangerous fishing techniques until he realized the effects of these techniques. “I stopped fishing illegally when I realized that the fish catch in the wild was declining and being quickly depleted because of […]

Vanuatu Connections Trip

As an ADRA Connections volunteer you will be a set of lending hands to the local community. For more information contact Braden at bradenblyde@adra.org.nz ADRA will be constructing water tanks and toilets for this community.  Your team will assist ADRA with these activities. There will be digging, laying of pipes, construction of water tanks and […]

Vietnam Connections Trip

As an ADRA Connections volunteer you will be a set of lending hands to the local community. For more information, download the Vietnam Project Information Sheet or contact Braden – bradenblyde@adra.org.nz You and your Connections team will help implement the construction work of building toilets for families, and installing equipment such as solar panels and […]

Rita’s Story

In her elderly age, Rita never imagined having to leave behind the home she had lived in her entire life. But as the bombs fell she knew she had no other choice. Rita and her surviving family members fled their home with nothing but each other, “I left my home high and dry”, she says. […]

Tran Anh Phong’s Story

Mr. Tran Anh Phong is one of the beneficiaries of cow bank activity in Trung Trach village. Before his involvement with the LIBRE project, the main source of income for his family came from seasonal works as well as fish and frog catching, usually earning 50,000 – 100,000 VND per day ($3-7NZD). It was not […]

David’s Story

David Silas is one of the oldest men in his village and has witnessed much devastation throughout his lifetime. Underground wells have been the only source of water for people in this village for over forty years. The water would carry mud and disease leading to illness and death because there were no other options […]

Semi’s Story

Ever since I was a child we have always used the river for our drinking, bathing, washing, cooking and even to bathe our animals. Water is collected for our farms and would be brought to our homes stored in the drums for household use. This day is a memorable one for me and the community. […]