(03.12.2009) Dortmund. As NAK-karitativ relates, a new Church relief organisation is to be established in East Africa in January of next year. Its head office is to be located in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, from where it will coordinate charitable aid operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zanzibar. Such was the consensus reached at a meeting between Crispin Sanjase, managing director of the Henwood Foundation (Zambia), and Bernd Klippert, director of the relief organisation NAK-karitativ (Germany).
(09.10.2009) Dortmund. The New Apostolic relief organisation known as “NAK-karitativ” has a new website as of today. The new site provides an in-depth look at a “relief and development organisation of the New Apostolic Church in Germany, which initiates or supports projects and aid activities independently or in cooperation with churches and competent partners all over the world with the objective of enabling people to live in dignity and security.” For the first time, an English translation has also been made available.
(08.10.2009) Manila. District Apostle Urs Hebeisen, who represents the New Apostolic Church in the Philippines, reports that emergency aid from the Church has begun to arrive in the disaster areas of the Philippines. Tropical storm “Ketsana” has caused the most severe flooding in forty years in the capital city of Manila and throughout the northern provinces. Thousands of people have been affected. With the help of the New Apostolic relief organisation known as “NAK-karitativ”, which is based in Germany, the first manifestations of aid have already begun to arrive in the Philippines.
(05.10.2009) Zurich. A week after the terrible natural disasters in the South Pacifica, the full extent of the damages remains unclear. One thing that is already certain is that many people have lost their lives in Samoa, the Philippines, and Indonesia. District Apostle Leonard Kolb, who is responsible for the eastern part of Samoa, informs us in a preliminary emergency report that a great deal of damage has been done in the region, and that the situation is critical.
(04.04.2009) Zurich. “It is my sad duty to report that renewed flooding in the southern part of Africa has caused much suffering for the region’s people.” So begins a letter written by District Apostle Charles Ndandula (Zambia) addressed to Chief Apostle Leber. The District Apostle relates that, in Zambia alone, some 15,000 members have lost all of their belongings as a result of the catastrophe. The international Church leader has responded by deploying the relief organisation known as NAK-karitativ.