AFSC believes that every person has basic rights that include access to education, adequate food and shelter, and freedom from exploitation in the workplace. To that end, we work at the grassroots level to improve living conditions for those in need.
In July 2003, AFSC photographer Terry Foss traveled to Africa to document the progress of several AFSC programs on the continent. His trip included a visit to AFSC's Recovery to Development Program in Mozambique's Manica Province.
On a spring morning people gathered two blocks from Port Street at the Amazing Rose Street community garden to plant vegetables that will eventually be distributed through the Grace-full Living Wellness Center Food Pantry.
Conflict over access to natural resources is increasingly common in Cambodia. This report examines the roots of a conflict over fishing grounds in Cambodia’s Kompong Som Bay. The report provides case histories of the conflict between trawler operators and traditional fishers, and the struggle to safeguard resources. The true stories of the communities are presented in a simple and accessible way.
This report was commissioned by AFSC and the Fisheries Action Coalition Team (FACT).
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.