Category Archives: Alumni Updates

Alumni Update: Chantal Kakozi (IDHA 45)

20161031_142149 Chantal Kakozi (IDHA 45) was recently granted asylum in the United States. We extend our congratulations to Chantal on this next step in her journey!

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Alumni Update: Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen (IDHA 9, MIHA)

00498_27102016Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen (IDHA 9, MIHA) was recently part of a delegation from the South Sudan Council of Churches that had the honor of meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican. The delegation shared with Pope Francis about the current situation in South Sudan and their own involvement and efforts through the Council of Churches to encourage peace, healing, and reconciliation. Read the Press Statement! 

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Alumni Reunion: Vincent Kenny and Fausto Aarya De Santis (IDHA 44)

Fausto and VincentVincent Kenny and Fausto Aarya De Santis, both graduates of (IDHA 44) who also joined the team as IDHA tutors, recently reunited in Dublin, Ireland!

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Alumni Update: Father Paddy Moran (IDHA 12)

Father Paddy Moran (IDHA 12), an Irish Spiritan missionary who has been working in Ethiopia for twelve years, recently sent us a video about his work, which was shown on an Irish TV network.

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Alumni Update: Rahul Singh (IDHA 40)

Rahul Singh (IDHA 40)GlobalMedic  Founder and Executive Director,  provided an update to Global News about his organization’s active response in Haiti , and the need for increased aid in the country.

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Alumni Reunion: Dr. Durgavasini Devanath (IDHA 31) and Leo Pattiasina (IDHA 35)

blog-picIDHA alumni Dr. Durgavasini Devanath (IDHA 31) of the IFRC Asia Pacific Regional Office and Leo Pattiasina (IDHA 35) of Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI) recently met as their organizations joined together to organize and facilitate a Community Based Psychosocial Support Training in Penang, Malaysia.

 

 

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IDHA Reunion in Budapest!

Mark Szabó, Dávid Gál, Anna Szenczy, Sándor Horváth

IIHA International Programs Specialist, Suzanne Arnold, recently caught up with Mark Szabó (IDHA 42)Dávid Gál (IDHA 34, MIHA), Anna Szenczy (IDHA 45, MIHA), and Sándor Horváth (IDHA 47) at the Hungarian Baptist Aid offices in Budapest.

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Alumni Update: Timo Luege (IDHA 21)

Late last year, the IIHA helped to disseminate a survey among our networks regarding the current perception and level of understanding about drones in the humanitarian sectorTimo Luege (IDHA 21), who assisted with FSD’s research into the use of drones in humanitarian crises, recently shared with us the survey results .

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Alumni Update: Timo Luege (IDHA 21)

After four months leading a team for the UNHCR Communicating with Communities Team in Greece,  Timo Luege (IDHA 21) is back in Berlin. In his most recent blog posts, Timo talks about why refugees need smartphones , highlights the widespread use and increasing potential of Whatsapp, and reviews and tests  SMS platforms  and influencer outreach platforms  to determine the best platforms for communication and outreach in humanitarian response.

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IDHA 44 Reunion in Kathmandu

Mukesh Singh and James Tan, IDHA 44 Graduates

“Wonderful meeting my IDHA 44 friend James Tan in Kathmandu. Remembered you all my fellow IDHA 44 mates and missing those lovely days in Geneva in 2015. Hope to catch you all one day. James is doing such a great humanitarian job for the Nepal earthquakes victims in Dhading and Sindhupalchowk districts. Very much appreciated his efforts for the people in Nepal.” – Mukesh Singh

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