Agency for Assistance and Development of Afghanistan (AADA) is an Afghan non-governmental organisation (NGO) and was founded in September 2005 by public health experts. The organisation is headquartered in Kabul, with regional offices in Taloqan and Takhar districts, among others. The organisation is committed to improving the lives of the Afghan people - especially women, children and underprivileged groups - and is active in public health, education, rural development and agriculture. AADA employed more than 3,500 people in 2018, 81 of them at its headquarters in Kabul. This makes it one of the largest local NGOs in Afghanistan.
Since its inception in 2006, ACTD has implemented more than 150 projects across Afghanistan. ACTD is currently one of the most important Afghan non-governmental organisations in the field of public health, education, research and development of civil society. Johanniter and ACTD have been working together since 2014 in the province of Khost on the border with Pakistan. While Johanniter is responsible for technical support, training, and consulting, ACTD implements the project activities in the field. The project measures are aimed at refugees from Pakistan, returnees and the local population in the border region.
CAID has been working in humanitarian aid for over three decades. Its focus is on strengthening human rights, peace-building measures, supporting women and promoting gender equality. CAID is a partnership-based organisation and has been working with national NGOs since its foundation, supporting people in Afghanistan in becoming self-sufficient.
DAO is an Afghan NGO working in the field of providing physiotherapy services and community-based rehabilitation. It is also engaged in capacity building and the promotion of people with disabilities. The DAO is active in Kandahar, Kunar, Nuristan and Nangarhar.
OHW is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 2007. The organisation has received certification from the Afghanistan Institute Civil Society (AICS) that it meets the standards required for international program operations and financial management. With the exception of the West, OHW is active in all regions of the country and implements programs in the areas of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, children's rights and child and youth development. The focus is also on health and water. Johanniter cooperates with OHW in the Informal Settlements of Kabul (KIS).
Just for Afghan Capacity and Knowledge (JACK) is an non-political and independent NGO founded in 2006. The organisation is committed to providing people with access to standard health, social and educational services. The focus is on community development and community capacity building.
The American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary association of members of the American Bar Association, whose Goma office is dedicated to protecting the rights of detainees and improving detention conditions. The cooperation with Johanniter is part of the legal accompaniment of survivors of sexual violence who have appealed against the violence they have suffered.
The Kivu Emergency Medical Group (KEMG) is a non-profit organisation and works medical community based in North Kivu Province. KEMG has been active since January 2012, providing support in the health sector, including access to basic health care for vulnerable populations, patient transport, maintenance of biomedical equipment and training of providers in various areas such as quality and safety related to anaesthesia.
SYAPH is a platform of 12 member organisations working to improve the living conditions of people with disabilities. They work in the fields of education, protection, food security, microcredit, conflict resolution and socio-economic reintegration. SYAPH operates throughout the province of North Kivu.
FMS was founded in 1987 as an NGO and umbrella organisation in Ecuador and is officially recognized by the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) and the National Women's Council CONAMU. Approximately 110 women's groups are organised in it, to which about 1,500 women belong. Among the institutional goals are the support of the women's movement in the province of Sucumbíos, the fight against intra-family violence and violence against women as well as socio-political advocacy and lobby work to promote the economic organisation of women. The organisation has a strong presence and socio-political representation in the province and has extensive capacity and experience in the implementation of gender-sensitive projects. Johanniter International Assistance has been carrying out joint projects with FMS since 2011.
IEDECA is a national NGO from Ecuador and has been involved for more than 25 years in the management of communal highlands and water catchment areas, as well as the development of national water legislation. They each have offices in Cayambe and Ambato and work closely with the vulnerable indigenous population. IEDECA also has very good relations with the national and regional indigenous associations. IEDECA also focuses on the following topics: Agroecology, environmental education, representation of interests, adaptation of rural production systems to climate change, drinking water supply, irrigation farming and recultivation of degraded soils. Johanniter has been supporting its work since 2011.
ISTEC is a social, non-profit educational institution that is affiliated to the Ecuadorian system of higher education (Sistema de Educación Superior). The educational institution was founded to give young adults from rural, vulnerable backgrounds in the province of Sucumbíos and neighboring provinces the opportunity to receive higher education in agro-forestry, agro-industry, social business administration and nursing.
INANTA (Innovation of Community Resilient - Inovasi Ketahanan Komunitas) plays an active role in developing and strengthening the community through effective, sustainable and successful aid approaches and strategies. The aim is to strengthen communities, especially in coping with disasters, and to develop responses to changing environmental conditions such as food shortages, livelihoods, human rights issues and poverty. INANTA focuses on the holistic participation of the community towards a democratic and gender-equitable civil society. Women in particular should be actively involved in development. INANTA was founded in 2010 and has three offices in Makassar, Toraja Utara and South Sulawesi. A further office is planned in Palu, Central Sulawesi.
The Mosintuwu Institute has been working for justice during and after conflicts/disasters since 2009. Its work focuses on the effects of religiously motivated violent conflicts. These usually have economic and political interests as a background and lead to discriminatory use of natural resources for financially disadvantaged and marginalised people, especially women, children and young people. Mosintuwu plays an active role in community development and in the promotion of women in the areas of development, gender equality, human rights and peace promotion.
The vision and mission of Mosintuwu Institute is to strengthen communities so that people in post-conflict and post-disaster areas can act with sovereignty in terms of economic, social, cultural, civil-political rights, especially in the context of post-conflict society. The goal is a democratic and gender-equal civil society in which community members, especially women, have access and control over development.
The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is a non-profit organisation that primarily supports survivors of serious human rights violations. It was founded and officially registered in May 2005 as a non-governmental organisation focusing on human rights. The Jiyan Foundation has already implemented numerous projects with funds from German donors. Jiyan commits itself to neutrality and confidentiality. The Foundation coordinates its activities with the Ministry of Health of the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan. It is represented at six locations in Iraqi Kurdistan, maintains an office in Berlin and is registered as an association in Germany.
All Ears Cambodia (AEC) is an NGO working in Cambodia since 2004. The organisation is specialized in the relief and treatment of hearing and ear canal disorders. AEC is the only organisation in the Asian country explicitly dedicated to the treatment of hearing loss under various national plans for people with disabilities and inclusion. Mobile teams provide health care and treat ear infections in rural areas. AEC examines about 26,000 patients per year.
Human and Health was officially registered as an NGO in 2011 and works exclusively in Ratanakiri Province. H&H is committed to ensuring unrestricted and improved access to health care for all Cambodians, especially the indigenous population. To this end, they work closely with local government authorities, carry out awareness-raising measures for and with the population on health-related issues and strengthen the self-help habilities of the communities through continuous knowledge transfer. A large proportion of the employees have indigenous roots. Their sectoral field of activity is health, with a focus on tuberculosis. In addition, H&H has acquired knowledge and experience in the areas of nutrition and hygiene.
ICSO was registered as an official NGO in 2006 and promotes the self-help capacities of the indigenous population, including through a rights-based and participatory approach. They work for the specific interests and the preservation of their traditional way of life and habitats. ICSO works in provinces with a large indigenous population, mainly in Ratanakiri and Mondulkiri, in agriculture, income generation and legal empowerment. In Ratanakiri, the indigenous people are supported in the official registration of their common land. ICSO also supports 100 Indigenous Rights Active Members (IRAMs) and around 500 indigenous community leaders from all provinces of Cambodia in their fight against rights violations and the exploitation of their natural resources.
KCD was registered as an official NGO in 2005 and promotes peaceful coexistence in a multicultural society. It aims to perceive and respect the needs of all those involved, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious belief or social status. Strengthening the individual plays an essential role. KCD is convinced that people who work for their well-being also do so for the society in which they live. KCD has been carrying out successful third-party funded projects in the areas of inter-ethnic peace work, community development, WASH and gender for many years. Regionally, the work has so far focused on the community of Prek Chrey in the province of Kandal, which is the only Cambodian community with more ethnic Vietnamese than Khmer. There, KCD carries out inter-ethnic peace work.
Live and Learn Cambodia (LLC) is committed to sustainability, justice and a Cambodia free from poverty. They strengthen the resilience of local communities and their human, social, financial and environmental capital. The focus of the projects lies on economic livelihood and food security, WASH, sustainable resource use, environmental protection and the promotion of educational opportunities for children with disabilities.
Save Cambodia´s Wildlife (SCW) was founded in 1999 and has been registered as an official non-governmental organisation in Cambodia since 2002. In its mission statement, SCW advocates coexistence between and habitats for humans and animals. They promote sustainable livelihoods in an environment adaptable to climate change. SCW works regionally in the provinces of Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Kratie in northeastern Cambodia and in Kampot and Kep in the south of the country. Sectorally, SCW focuses on natural resource conservation and biodiversity, agriculture and food security. The focus is on helping people to help themselves. In the area of climate protection and climate change, SCW pursues a holistic approach and involves not only science (universities and schools) but also national authorities in order to respond sustainably to the dangers of climate change.
TPO is the leading organisation in Cambodia in the field of mental health and psychosocial support and has many years of experience in the counselling of victims of sexualised violence. The aim is to improve the well-being of Cambodian people with psychosocial and mental health problems. Their abilities are to be increased to enable and promote integration in the family, in working life and in the community. In doing so, they follow a strongly community-based approach that provides locally available, affordable services that are effective in treating the mental illness and psychological challenges (especially those arising from the experience of gender-based violence) of the Cambodian population and communities. TPO focuses not only on the disease but also on the social and cultural impact on individuals and communities. TPO directly involves communities so that they can support themselves as much as possible in mental health care.
Women Peace Makers (WPM) was registered in Cambodia in 2003 as an official NGO with a focus on peace work and conflict transformation, gender and gender-based violence (GBV) and community development. For implementation and management, they use instruments such as Do No Harm, Project Cycle Management and Monitoring & Evaluation. WPM is currently a steering member of the Gender and Development Network (GADNet), a network of 43 NGOs and individuals working on gender and development in Cambodia. WPM is also a member of the United Nations Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP).
Africa Inland Church (AIC) was founded in 1895 and is a church registered in Kenya. Africa Inland Church Health Ministries (AICHM) is an independent department that operates five hospitals, 52 health centres and pharmacies, and two medical training centres. Its work focuses on preventive and curative health services, community health training for health workers and rehabilitation for children with disabilities. AICHM is also active in disaster relief, primary health care and medical aid for refugees. In Kenya, Johanniter has been working with AICHM on health and food security since 2011.
The Rural Agency for Community Development and Assistance (RACIDA) is a regional non-profit organisation with headquarters in Kenya, which implements projects in Ethiopia, Somalia and Southern Sudan. Its goals are to provide humanitarian aid, strengthen resilience and promote peace and security.
The Fundación (Foundation) A - kasa is a national as well as transnational organisation, which works at the community level to increase participation and transfer knowledge about community development. By recognizing the social potential of these communities and social organisations, they strengthen their role and support their development. To this end, Fundación A - kasa has established a network of more than 84 organisations that are active in four regions of the country. They carry out projects in the areas of humanitarian aid, development cooperation, health, education and the promotion of access to various rights.
For more than 30 years, the Fundación (Foundation) Las Golondrinas has been committed to internally displaced and socially disadvantaged families in the marginalised and conflict-prone regions of Colombia. As a state-approved educational and social institution, it has been carrying out activities in the fields of education and training, nutrition, health, social and community development since 1987. It also concentrates on vocational training and income-generating measures. The implementation of the projects is made possible by numerous government grants, private donors, international donors and alliances. The first project activities as a Johanniter partner began in July 2011.
ORTOPEDICA T.A.O. is a cooperative whose technical and administrative employees are guided by high ethical principles and values. Since 2002, they have been providing high-quality orthoses, prostheses, orthopaedic shoes, insoles and silicone accessories to patients from economically weak backgrounds, mainly in Medellín. The products meet high quality standards at reasonable prices, which are partly subsidized. The employees have a well-founded and certified education, have many years of work experience and strive to continuously improve their knowledge and adapt it to new standards.
MAPS (Multi Aid Programs) was founded in January 2013 and provides aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. It focuses on education, basic community services, health and emergency aid. MAPS is committed to empowering refugees so that they can live in dignity until their return to their homeland and participate in reconstruction. The motto of MAPS is "As a family for more dignity". Syrians help each other, if necessary with support from the Lebanese side.
Naba'a is a local non-governmental organisation based in Lebanon that has been working with Palestinian and Lebanese communities since its founding in 2001. Naba´a aims to create an environment in which children and young people, regardless of their religion, gender or nationality, can develop and live together in harmony.
ESMABAMA is a Mozambican association (non-profitable organisation) bringing together four catholic missions in the poorest districts of Sofala’s south: Estaquinha, Mangunde, Barada and Machanga. The four missions develop projects in education, health and agriculture and livestock to the surrounding population. Among the many projects there are 50 health activists (20 in Estaquinha), including education, gender, sanitation and hygiene, adult and children literacy, training communities in agriculture and livestock techniques. All these projects are often developed in the communities even far away from the missions. Every mission has a complete school offering education from the first grade up to twelfth grade, and an agricultural school (equivalent to the 8th up to the 10th grade). Currently more than 8.000 children are attending ESMABAMA's schools of which around 2.000 live in the missions' boarding schools (43% are girls). The vulnerable and poor attend the schools for free. The association's health centres (3) provide for 70.000 medical consultations per year and assist in 900 births each year. The combined agricultural area of the four missions amounts to more than 1.000 hectares, which are currently used to produce corn, rice, vegetables, coconuts and for grazing the missions' animals which intend to supply the boarding schools.
The Association FACE of Water and Sanitation is a Mozambican non-governmental organisation dedicated to contribute to the country's development, improving the living conditions in communities through advocacy, consultancy, capacity building and implementation of programs and projects in the area of water, sanitation, hygiene and environment. FACE was established in December 2016 and is the successor of the Frisian Urban Sanitation Program (FUSP). FUSP worked from 2010 to 2016 in eight municipalities of Mozambique with the focus to increase access to improved sanitation for households in peri-urban areas and primary schools. FACE currently works in one municipality in Sofala Province (Beira), in three municipalities in Manica Province (Chimoio, Gondola and Manica city), in two municipalities in Gaza province (Chokwe and Xai-Xai) and in two municipalities in Inhambane province (Maxixi and Inhambane city).
Kubatsirana exists since 1995. It started its activities in the area of HIV / AIDS response but changed its focus in the course of the years to a much broader approach. Today, Kubatsirana conducts several activities, mostly in the field of livelihoods and social development, awareness raising regarding land rights, gardening, communal development, lobbying and awareness raising against deforestation, health, nutrition, social protection for children, elderly and people with disabilities. It is an Eucumenical Christian Association, created by local churches.
CIDKP was founded in 1998 to raise awareness of the plight of IDPs in Karen State and to provide humanitarian assistance in response to their needs. CIDKP staff works in all townships of Karen State, in parts of the Tanintharyi region in northern Mon State and in the eastern Bago region. Recently, CIDKP has become more involved in the implementation of emergency aid and development projects.
Hualngo-Land Development Organization was officially registered as a non-profit organisation with the State Government of Chin State (No. 0012) in 2010. HLDO supports the Hualngo population and the people living in the so-called Hualngo-Land. They promote improved infrastructure and water access in Hualngoland and are involved in agriculture and health. Johanniter started its cooperation with HLDO in 2017. In 2018 Johanniter supported HLDO in strategic planning and the development of a strategy paper for the next five years. HLDO works in very difficult contexts and makes an important contribution to improving the living conditions of the population.
Registered as a community-based organisation in 1993, KORD aims to provide emergency assistance and improve the living conditions of the Karen population in conflict-affected areas. KORD is involved in food security and livelihood development projects in partnership with INGOs, including monitoring food distribution. The organisation has also been involved in major needs assessments and research activities in Southeast Myanmar. KORD is a founding member of the Ethnic Community Development Forum, a network of social, community-based development organisations made up of a variety of ethnic groups in the country.
Founded in Myanmar in 2004, KDN aims to meet the needs of direct victims of the armed conflict, including many IDPs. At the same time, KDN promotes community development through peace-building initiatives. This includes raising citizens' awareness of their rights and promoting individual or community-based capacities. Their goal is to gain access to sustainable livelihoods, health and education.
KDHW was founded in 1956 with the aim of providing free access to health services for all people in Karen State, Myanmar. During decades of fighting, KDHW organised the provision of basic health services in conflict-affected communities through a network of clinics and mobile teams. KDHW uses its own data from impact studies to track long-term changes in the health sector in Karen State. As a result of change in Myanmar and the improved operational conditions, KDHW has begun to expand its health services in the target region and strengthen cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
Meikswe Myanmar was founded in 2004 with the aim of providing adequate health care for women, children, orphans and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. In addition, the organisation has implemented education and disaster prevention programmes. This has strengthened the capacity of local organisations in Yangon, Lashio, Sittwe and Myeik Island: an important prerequisite for supporting the weakest and most vulnerable community members.
The "Leprosy Mission" was originally founded in Great Britain and has been working nationwide in Myanmar since 1898. The focus is on supporting people suffering from leprosy and people with disabilities. They contribute to health care and education, inclusion, strengthening resilience through disaster preparedness and the creation of alternative income opportunities. Furthermore, the organisation is an advocate for the observance and extension of the rights of people with disabilities. In recent years it has also repeatedly provided emergency aid and supported reconstruction in affected regions. The Leprosy Mission Myanmar is very well networked nationwide and represented in several national and regional development forums.
The Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation (BASR) is an NGO founded in 1960 in Bethlehem that aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities in Palestine. BASR's work is based on a human rights-based approach. They firmly believe that improving the living conditions of people with disabilities and promoting their full participation in society has a positive impact not only on social change processes but also on the overall development of the community. BASR has its own hospital. In Palestine it is regarded as a respected reference centre. In addition to health and rehabilitation services, advocacy work plays a central role. Successfully integrating people with disabilities into the labour market and thus actually promoting inclusion in society is a core element of BASR's strategic orientation.
St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group is the only professional eye care provider in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. The clinic's physicians and staff treat patients regardless of their ethnicity, religion or financial situation against the threat of blindness and, for example, treat cataracts surgically with state-of-the-art technology. The service is available to around 640,000 people. Together with the Israeli Hadassah Medical Center, St John Eye Hospital runs a training program in which Israeli and Palestinian doctors jointly complete courses. The aim is to strengthen peaceful and constructive relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
BALAOD is a nonprofit institution that provides capacity building and legal services to its partner communities with respect to resource ownership and other legal issues primarily in Mindanao. It was founded on August 11, 2000 by a small group of individuals, lawyers and community organisers and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BALAOD believes in the legal empowerment of marginalised groups and communities as a means to improve their access to justice and resources, and to achieve gender equality. To this end, BALAOD engages with various marginalised groups in education and capacity building, alternative legal advice and advocacy, guided by active non-violence as an integral principle. BALAOD Mindanaw is currently active in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Surigao del Sur and the Dinagat Islands.
EcoWEB is a national NGO based in Iligan City, Mindanao. It was founded in 2006 with focus on peace-building, sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Lanao provinces including Iligan and Marawi City. EcoWEB has programmes in Eastern Visayas, Northern and Western Mindanao with gender-responsive capacity building of community partners with effective participation of the vulnerable and marginalised sectors. Furthermore, EcoWEB supports the localisation of response to global concerns about climate change and the increasing vulnerability of communities to both natural and human-induced hazards. The organisation participate in Johanniter´s transnational GROWTH-project to strengthen local actors.
The Hinatuan Passage Development Alliance (HIPADA) is an alliance of 8 Local Government Units (LGUs) including the municipalities of Malimono, San Francisco, Surigao City, Tagana-an, Placer, Bacuag, Gigaquit and Claver, as well as Surigao City. This encompasses the mainland coastal communities of Surigao del Norte Province. The alliance, recognised by the Provincial Government, derived its name from the main coastal water - the Hinatuan Passage. The overall purpose of the alliance is to strengthen inter-LGU collaboration and undertake natural resource management programmes, as many residents are dependent on fishing and farming. The alliance also strives to develop sustainable economic opportunities for its constituents in harmony with environmental protection efforts. The HIPADA Partnership for People Empowerment (HIPPE) is the Civil Society Platform for the HIPADA alliance. It was established and registered with the Security and Exchanges Commission. Johanniter collaborates with HIPADA in the transnational GROWTH project, which aims to strengthen local organisations.
Kalusugan Alangsa Bayan, Inc. (KAABAY) means “health for the people”; the acronym KAABAY stands for “partner” which describes how KAABAY and the people work as partners in the establishment, promotion and maintenance of an alternative health care. KAABAY was founded in 1988 by a group of medical doctors and other health professionals. Although based in Davao City, KAABAY in the past decade assisted several urban and rural communities. They developed community-based responses to health issues and needs of people in Southern and Northern Mindanao regions, respecting the indigenous culture and reliance on indigenous wisdom and resources. Along that line, KAABAY developed community health care providers, promoted traditional healing methods such as acupressure/acupuncture and herbal medicines. The organisation is involved in Johanniter´s transnational GROWTH-project to strengthen local actors.
Kasilak was registered in 1997 and organised as a sustainability mechanism of the Libuganon River Reforestation Project, which was co-funded by Dole Philippines Inc. –Stanfilco and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Kasilak is a non-stock, non-profit social development organisation; its primary purpose is to uplift the socio-economic condition of the communities living in a peaceful and ecologically balanced environment. Major programmes of the Foundation are e.g. environmental conservation and sustainable farming; livelihood assistance and income augmentation. The Foundation expanded their activities in Davao Provinces and nearby areas. Kasilak emphasizes strong coordination and partnership with the national and local government units, community-based volunteer organisations and other development organisations present in the Foundation’s areas of operation. The organisation is involved in Johanniter´s transnational GROWTH-project to strengthen local actors.
The local partner organisation Tambayan is based in Davao City. Since its registration as a child rights organisation in 1996, it has established very good relations with the population, local authorities and institutions. Tambayan has been able to achieve considerable success in the last two decades due to the good networking in communities among children and young people aged 9-17, their parents, official representatives of the Barangays, school principals, teachers and the parents' councils. The protection of children's rights has become an integral part of the regulations and structures of local authorities.
PASAKK is a registered people's organisation (1992) of members belonging to the Manobo tribe in Southern Philippines which aims to support the indigenous people to claim their right to self-determination and ownership over their ancestral land. The organisation is involved in Johanniter´s transnational GROWTH-project to strengthen local actors.
Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) was founded in 1976 as a consortium of international NGOs with the aim of providing joint assistance to the poorest and most marginalised regions of Africa. Over the years, ACORD has developed programmes and promoted local capacity building. ACORD has been present in Uganda since 1979 and has a special focus on people with special needs such as women, children and adolescents, people with disabilities and HIV-infected people. Communities are empowered and guided to stand up for their rights. Johanniter is working with ACORD in the field of inclusion since 2018.
Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) is a non-profit indigenous NGO registered in Uganda since July 2000. CEFORD's history dates back to 1993, when the Ugandan government, with financial and technical support from the Dutch government, implemented the Community Action Programme (CAP) and later the Women's Empowerment Programme (WFP) in the West Nile region. Both programmes were considered a success by the municipalities and county councils of the West Nile region, external evaluators and the Embassy of the Netherlands (EKN). They focused on community mobilisation and capacity building through service delivery and the implementation of micro-projects. The CAP focused on the provision of social infrastructure services and the implementation of agricultural projects, while the WFP focused on empowering women and strengthening their capacity to participate in the development process. Thus, CEFORD was created in July 2000 to fill the gap created by the completion of these successful programmes, which expired in June 2000. CEFORD currently operates in parts of all 9 districts of the West Nile area (Adjumani, Arua, Moyo, Nebbi, Yumbe, Koboko, Maracha, Pakwach and Zombo) and the Amuru district in the Acholi region of northern Uganda.
Pachedo was founded in Uganda in 2007 as a community-based organisation. In 2012 followed the registration as an independent NGO. Pachedo works in ten districts of the country affected by conflicts and disasters. Its work focuses on nutrition, agriculture, sustainable sources of income, WASH and waste management. Other topics include reproductive health and child protection. Johanniter has been working with Pachedo in the refugee settlement of Palorinya since 2018 to reduce malnutrition, especially among young children.