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Läkarmissionen and IAS/Sweden are planning a merger for a stronger future

Läkarmissionen and IAS/Sweden are planning a merger for a stronger future

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 08:19 CEST

Läkarmissionen and IAS/Sweden are planning a merger in order to enhance capacity and equip the two organisations for the future. – A fantastic opportunity to provide support and assistance to even more people in vulnerable contexts, says Johan Lilja, CEO of Läkarmissionen.

Facelift of IAS logo and brand

Facelift of IAS logo and brand

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2018 13:00 CET

Today we are pleased to announce a facelift of the IAS logo and brand. We believe the changes are timely, appropriate and will enhance the communication of the IAS brand globally.

​International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2017

​International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2017

News   •   Nov 30, 2017 23:25 CET

International Aid Services (IAS) has made plans to celebrate the IDPD-day in Kenya (big meeting at Tana River County Stadium) and in Sudan (festival in Dilling, South Kordofan).

ECHO funding for continued response in Niger

ECHO funding for continued response in Niger

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 08:12 CEST

IAS is pleased to announce the receipt of funding from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) (www.ec.europa.eu/echo) that will allow us to continue responding to the humanitarian needs in Diffa. The allocated funding of € 1,420,000 from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2019 will allow us to provide safe and accessible water to 30,000 beneficiaries.

Solskenshistorier från Kenya

Solskenshistorier från Kenya

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2017 15:03 CEST

​I Kenya lever 17,3 miljoner människor utan rent vatten och ännu fler saknar elektricitet. Här behövs hållbara lösningar som kan få människor att höja sin levnadsstandard och landet att utvecklas.

Refugees still fleeing into northern Uganda from South Sudan

Refugees still fleeing into northern Uganda from South Sudan

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 11:32 CET

​Declaration of famine in South Sudan might spark of another wave of refugees entering into northern Uganda, putting increased pressure on scarce resources in an already tough environment. Thousands of people from South Sudan, driven from their country by an on-going civil war, seek refuge in the neighbouring country Uganda.

Today it's the World Toilet Day - Highlights from the Peepoo School Project in Kibera, Nairobi

Today it's the World Toilet Day - Highlights from the Peepoo School Project in Kibera, Nairobi

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2016 11:16 CET

Today we highlight the World Toilet Day - Without toilets, people are at great risk of lethal epidemic diseases such as cholera and diarrhea, which is killing 1.4 million children every year. Lack of toilets is also the major reason why many girls in urban slums do not finish school.

IAS becomes the new owner of the Peepoople brand

IAS becomes the new owner of the Peepoople brand

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 16:18 CEST

It is with great pleasure we announce that the Peepoople innovative brand and product will continue to be developed by International Aid Services (IAS) as from today’s date. Peepoople and IAS began the cooperation in year 2014. With the change in strategy from having a high-tech production in Sweden, towards a local production closer to the market, IAS became the first choice for Peepoople.

World Humanitarian Day - Highlights from IAS

World Humanitarian Day - Highlights from IAS

News   •   Aug 19, 2016 10:25 CEST

The Humanitarian situation around the world continues to pose many challenges, as needs increase, and the response capacity is usually limited due to financial restrictions. As natural disasters affect communities, many others are also being affected by man-made disasters, including wars and terrorism, which put humanitarian workers in harm’s way increasingly.

Response to the South Sudan Crisis

Response to the South Sudan Crisis

News   •   Aug 11, 2016 09:48 CEST

Since the 7th July 2016, heavy fighting broke out between the South Sudan ruling government and forces loyal to the 1 st Vice President Mr. Riak Marchar in the South Sudan capital Juba spreading to other parts of the country. Huge destructions of property, loss of lives and other forms of suffering is being reported on media such as Aljazeera, CNN and National Television (NTV) in Uganda.

Students fundraised more than 11 600 USD for Kenya

Students fundraised more than 11 600 USD for Kenya

News   •   Jun 20, 2016 13:05 CEST

​Two Schools in Dalarna fundraised more than 11 621 USD for IAS project with school lunches in Kenya. Many thanks to all the students for your great support!

World Humanitarian Summit – A personal reflection

World Humanitarian Summit – A personal reflection

Blog posts   •   May 27, 2016 14:04 CEST

As I write these words the closing ceremony of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) has just commenced. The culmination of a two year consultative process. A springboard. An interruption. The beginning of something new? Or the continuation of something that was? Or an exhaustive attempt to bring life into a fragile world and a broken system?

Global campaign starts – Together We Dig Deeper

Global campaign starts – Together We Dig Deeper

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2016 12:59 CEST

The expansion of IAS has always been driven by need, injustice and that no one else is responding to the needs of the population. The foundation for the growth has been our core values of missions, integrity, relational leadership and team work, empathy (compassion) and equality.

Läkarmissionen and IAS team up to make a bigger impact

Läkarmissionen and IAS team up to make a bigger impact

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2016 14:23 CET

Through a new partnership agreement between Läkarmissionen and International Aid Services (IAS), SEK 50 million will be invested in assisting some of the world’s most marginalized populations. A comparatively small investment, but by combining the strengths of both organizations, the aim is to make a big impact in people’s lives.