Christian Aid
03/26/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
On this Mothering Sunday we give thanks for all mothers, and hold in our prayers particularly mothers in East Africa whose families are suffering drought and conflict, who go hungry along with their children:
Christian Aid
03/26/2017 at 09:24. Facebook
Mothering God, on this day we remember all mothers.
Christian Aid
03/25/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Looking for a last minute Mother's Day gift? Present Aid have some brilliant gifts to send via ecard or print at home that will keep on giving for mothers across the world, long after Mothering Sunday:

Mothering Sunday | Ethical charity gifts from Present Aid
Christian Aid
03/25/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
You've now raised a colossal £35 million! Your support is helping to save lives. A HUGE thank you! ????❤????????

If you haven't already done so, you can still help.
Don't delay, donate: [ Link ]
Christian Aid
03/24/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
‘Blessed are the liberators who put their strength not in weapons, not in kidnapping, not in violence, not in money, but rather know that liberation must come from God.’ - Blessed Oscar Romero

On 37th anniversary of the assassination of Blessed Oscar Romero, former Archbishop of San Salvador, and in his centenary year, we give thanks for people across the world who are speaking out against...
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Christian Aid
03/23/2017 at 18:06. Facebook
Nick Guttmann, Head of our Humanitarian division, sent this update from the field on the desperate situation in Kenya.

Please help us reach communities in East Africa who have lost everything to the drought and face starvation. Don't delay, donate: [ Link ]
Christian Aid
03/22/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Today is #WorldWaterDay. We’d like to thank our partner AquAid Water Coolers LTD for supporting our work in communities like South Omo, in Ethiopia.

AquaAid’s support has helped protect communities in Malawi and Ethiopia from the drought causing the East Africa Crisis and is showing how preparation can help save lives.

You can help us support other communities we have not been able to reach...
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'It is the humanity and goodness in each of us that drives us to work for and with those in need of shelter.'

In April 2015, Sunjuli Singh Kunwar, who works for Christian Aid in Nepal, was on the front line of helping communities who'd been hit by the 2015 earthquake. People like you have raised £3.25 million to date to help. She shares her experience of working in a disaster zone:

Lent Week 4: When I needed a shelter…
Find out more about the East Africa Crisis and the kind of work your support of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal is funding in this live Facebook interview from Channel 4 News.
Natalia Chan, our Senior Advocacy and Policy Officer for East Africa, is at the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) today along with John Birchenough from CAFOD and other aid workers to provide an update on the emergency response in some of the worst-affected areas of South Sudan.

If you haven't had the chance to yet, please support the appeal here: [ Link ]
'I was cold, I was naked, were you there?'

This weekend, Count Your Blessings shares the story of Michael. Michael lived with his family in a village in South Sudan, but was forced to flee by military forces and had to be guided to safety by neighbours.

Today, after more than three years of conflict, during which harvests have been disrupted, a famine has now been declared in South Sudan....
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Our Chair, Rowan Williams, shares an update about the East Africa Crisis Appeal. You can support the appeal here: [ Link ]
#BeBoldforChange - Watch the highlights of a recent event in the House of Lords, hosted by the Bishop of Gloucester the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, to mark International Women’s Day.

Be Bold For Change - inspiration in the House of Lords

Seven organisations teamed up for this event in the House of Lords, bringing both a challenge and some inspiring stories on gender equality. For the full sto...

Thank you so much to everyone who has supported the East Africa Crisis appeal so far!
Join us in prayer for the people of East Africa in this time of great need:

Compassionate God,
while children in East Africa
suffer with hunger and malnutrition,
in desperate need of food,
may we refuse to look away.
Unite us in our desire to help.

While families and animals
in Kenya and Ethiopia
stand thirsty, waiting for rain,
may we stand with them.
Unite us in our wait for...
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"Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?'"

Pip McCracken examines the powerful tools at our disposal to help people facing starvation in East Africa:

This is the worst humanitarian crisis since the second world war - this is why Christians need to act... - Premier Christianity
A gift of £152 raised at a collection for our East Africa Crisis Appeal this Sunday could buy essential provisions for 500 households in desperate need of food and clean water.

Click here to order envelopes, download and print a poster for your church and prayers to say together.

East Africa Crisis Church resources | Christian Aid
16 million people across South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia urgently need food. People are dying daily from hunger and malnutrition across East Africa in the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945.

Donate today so our partners can continue to deliver life-saving support to families and communities.

East Africa Crisis Appeal | Christian Aid
In East Africa, 16 million people desperately need food and clean water because of drought and conflict.

This is the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945. Our partners are already there delivering life-saving assistance, but need your help to reach more people.

Please give what you can to our East Africa Crisis Appeal: [ Link ] #FightingFamine

This is part of a national appeal...
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