"just some people
we met in Lubango. thought to share with you."
[Shani Silverman, AWB consultant to the UNICEF Mines Awareness
Angola, October 2001.]
Land mines are an
forgotten in the earth.
Mines continue to take
the lives of a high
number of innocent
victims, mostly farmers,
even many years after
the battles have ended.
The infant mortality
rate in Sikkim, as in
most other developing
countries, is extremely high. Many children spend their days caring for younger sisters and
brothers. Very few go
Best wishes for a great new
Dear friends and supporters, Shalom,
one more year of shared humanity.
simply save lives
To date, AWB has sent 31 fully
sponsored volunteers and experts who spent a total of 70 months in the
field (Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Angola, Mozambique), training and
sharing knowledge with local professionals, saving and improving thousands
of lives, especially those of children.