Rooted in Christian values of love, reconciliation and justice, The Lutheran World Federation’s Department for World Service (DWS) responds to human need throughout the world, serving all people irrespective of ethnicity, gender, religion, race or political conviction.
The Lutheran World Federation’s Jerusalem Program has been running projects related to health, education, and humanitarian aid in the occupied Palestinian territories for over 65 years. In 2012, the LWF re-established an office in Jordan focusing on assistance to Syrian refugees.
Augusta Victoria Hospital »
Since its establishment in 1949, AVH has served the medical needs of Palestinian refugees throughout Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza.
Vocational Training Program »
The LWF Vocational Training Centers in Beit Hanina and Ramallah provide opportunities for youth most in need.
Olive Oil from the Mount of Olives »
Donations for olive oil help support the work of the LWF and Augusta Victoria Hospital’s “Fund for the Poor.”