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Famine in South Sudan

Famine in South Sudan

Severe famine. Ongoing civil conflict. Unexpected locust infestation. A global pandemic. These tragedies have left South Sudan in a desperate situation. Mothers helplessly watching their babies….their children starve….but CSI is on the ground…in position to intervene! CSI is a small organization.  However, thanks to our low overhead and long-standing partnerships in South Sudan, we make… Read more »

Give Hope & A Future

Microloan for a business

Millions of those affected in the CSI project countries are still encountering the devastating consequences of the coronavirus crisis. From Nepal to Nigeria…from South Sudan to India…from Egypt to Bangladesh-we are working to enable the least of these to get back on their feet. These people have faced a lifetime of religious persecution…now with the coronavirus,… Read more »

Dr. John Eibner elected new president of CSI International

Dr. John Eiber

CSI to intensify efforts towards genocide prevention and religious pluralism The International Council of Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a Switzerland-based NGO campaigning for religious freedom, on 27 July 2020 elected Dr John Eibner as its new president. Eibner, a human rights activist who has gained international recognition for his work in conflict zones including Sudan… Read more »

Nigeria: Hope for Boko Haram victim Victoria

Three years ago Victoria Yahaya suffered multiple fractures in a car accident while fleeing the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. Now, following surgery to repair her damaged legs, funded by CSI, Victoria has a real chance of being able to walk again. In February 2017, Victoria, her husband and their eight children were living a… Read more »

Bangladesh: Christians attacked for wanting to build a church

Around 20 Christian families from northern Bangladesh were set upon by an angry mob and driven from their Muslim village just because they wanted to build a church. CSI provided emergency assistance to ensure food and accommodation for the victims and also covered their medical costs. Day laborers Satar Sheikh and Shomsher Ali had journeyed… Read more »

Nepal: after the corona lockdown new hope for the future

The coronavirus lockdown in Nepal has left a legacy of suffering. Without work and facing starvation, over 1,000 people have taken their own lives in the past three months. CSI is providing hope for the future by helping some of those who have lost their livelihoods to set up in business. Bhakta Bahadur Chepang lives… Read more »

Help CSI give Myanmar refugee children the chance of a future

Myanmar Refugees

For years they were cooped up in a refugee camp, often went hungry and lived in constant anxiety.  Now, thanks to CSI support, 27 children from a refugee camp in Myanmar are able to attend school in Thailand and look forward to a better life. Sudarat, Anutchit, Pacharee and their classmates belong to the mainly… Read more »