We know Jesus challenges us to love our neighbour. At Christian Aid, we believe he meant our global neighbour too.
Because of God’s commitment to justice and love for the poor, we can’t sit back and allow poverty to thrive. So together, as thousands of Christian Aid churches, supporters, partners and staff, we work hard to save lives now and inspire lasting hope for the future.
We each bring what we have – our energy, our voices, our influence, our money, our time, our talents, our prayer and our worship – and use them to work towards a world that looks more like God’s Kingdom.
Coming together really works
We continually witness how giving, acting and praying brings about great transformation in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
In emergency situations and committed, long-term development, we tackle the causes and the symptoms of poverty across the globe.
We choose our partners on the ground carefully, working with all kinds of local groups who see great need, and are innovative and effective in helping communities to change their situations.
How we spend every pound
For every pound we raise, we put 86p directly into fighting poverty. Another 13p goes back into fundraising, so we can raise the next pound. The last penny pays for our governance costs, associated with the general running of the charity, ensuring we can keep going to help more people out of poverty for good.
We want to help equip your church to be Christ’s hands and feet in the world today. With everything from small group discussions, sermon notes, prayers, and youth group sessions to trained speakers, we’re ready to support you in any way possible as you seek to love your global neighbours as a church.
Will you join us in 2015?
If you’d like to get involved in Christian Aid Week, your local Christian Aid office would love to hear from you. They can provide information, advice, ideas to help you make the week a huge success!