Deparment for World Service

Department for World Service

The LWF’s humanitarian arm.

Through LWF World Service we respond to humanitarian emergencies and support people in need.

The Department for World Service is responsible for LWF’s humanitarian and development work which is implemented in country and emergency programs in 25 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

The department focuses on three program areas in its work:

  1. Livelihoods
  2. Protection and Social Cohesion
  3. Quality Service

The department is led by Ms. Maria Immonen

Currently, LWF World service is present across 19 programs in 25 countries in Africa Asia, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East

The Committee for World Service acts as the board for the Department for World Service.

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the LWF.