Malawi parliament member praises Adventists for unique women’s outreach.

The nationals First Lady also affirms the Church’s prayer event.

ADRA delivering food, water during East African drought

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is providing water, food and emergency supplies to thousands of the most vulnerable people affected by a drought in East Africa. ADRA's Africa Regional Office, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is launching a multi-faceted intervention in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda to combat the high rates of malnutrition and protect the affected population from the threat of the spread of disease.

ADRA board to weigh staff change effects

An April 6, 2011 board of directors meeting for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, will consider the recent moves by agency leaders to cut costs by laying off 17 employees. "Confronted by a decline in current and projected revenue from public sources, the ADRA International administrative committee has decided to reduce the workforce at its international headquarters by 20 percent and has undertaken corporate wide restructuring," ADRA International President Rudi Maier wrote in a March 3 announcement that was subsequently removed from the aid agency's website. News of the changes has elicited questions among many of the group's constituents

Include and listen to minorities on committees

As a well-organized global church, Seventh-day Adventists are excellent at constructing committees that develop strategies, solve problems and elect other committees.

EndItNow continues to gain international support against violence

Malawian national and regional leaders and thousands of community members participated in a 15-day campaign to end gender-based violence this month. The campaign is part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's global anti-violence campaign, EndItNow, coordinated by the Women's Ministries Department and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
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