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News and views from Christian Aid Scotland

The latest news and views from Christian Aid Scotland.


Journeying through Lent with ancient and everyday saints

Walkers on Ben Hope

In partnership with the Church of Scotland, we've developed forty daily reflections inspired by ancient and everyday saints from across Scotland and around the world.


Another Way

Walker following path carrying a Christian Aid sign

This year, Christian Aid Scotland invites you to join the journey to another possible world.

Find a way

Election manifesto policy recommendations

Christian Aid campaigner and Russian dolls outside SECC Glasgow

Ahead of May's Scottish Parliament election, Christian Aid Scotland has set out a number of manifesto policy recommendations to all parties.

Beyond aid

Global climate deal

Climate campaigners at a rally in Edinburgh

The UN agreement signed in Paris last month has the potential to transform the world's response to climate change.

Next steps

Paris reflection

Group including Sally Foster Fulton with Eco-congregation Scotland climate justice baton

In December, Rev Sally Foster Fulton took Eco-Congregation Scotland's climate justice baton to the UN climate talks in Paris.

Time to act

Christian Aid Scotland annual review

Christian Aid supporters at the summit of Schiehallion

A look back at what Christian Aid Scotland achieved in 2015.

Full report

Scotland's Climate March

Christian Aid supporters in Princes Street Gardens

More than 5,000 people marched through Edinburgh on Saturday 28 November as part of a global weekend of climate action.

What a day

70th anniversary conference

Audience at 70th anniversary conference

More than 130 people, including Christian Aid partners from three continents, attended our 70th anniversary conference.

What happened

70 Munros challenge

Christian Aid walkers on Lochnagar

Looking back at an inspiring year of walking and reflecting on Christian Aid's work.

We did it!

10 Years of the International Development Fund

Malawian mother and child

Over the past 10 years, the Scottish Government's International Development Fund has supported Christian Aid's programmes in Malawi, Bangladesh and India.


Christian Aid’s legacy of hope in Haiti

Woman with schoolchildren

An inspirational Christian Aid exhibition, featuring photos and artwork from Haiti, is touring Scotland.

Host exhibition

Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska graphic

A new show about climate change, jointly commissioned by Christian Aid, is touring Scotland in November.

Find a show

Take One Action Film Festival

The Price We Pay film image

Christian Aid Scotland supports Take One Action Film Festival, which celebrates the people and movies that are changing the world.

Films and more

To Paris and Beyond!

Crowd of campaigners

In the lead up to December's UN climate talks in Paris, there are a number of ways to take climate action with Christian Aid Scotland.

Take action

Community partnership - Balaka, Malawi

Two Malawian women and a child

By supporting our latest community partnership, your church can help a community hold healthcare providers to account in Malawi.

Support project

Use Will Aid this November to support Christian Aid

Maggie Roderick

A simple way to support nine great charities including Christian Aid.

Find out more

A Harvest thanksgiving

Cocoa farmer holding sapling

Mark 70 years of Christian Aid by helping us to reduce long-term poverty this Harvest time.


Christian Aid Week near you

Kaye Steele and Jen Clark carrying bundles of wood in front of the Erskine Bridge

Once more, the dedication of thousands of supporters ensured a successful Christian Aid Week.

What a week

70 Years of Christian Aid

Anne Booth-Clibborn and Shona Brown holding signs

Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Kathy Galloway, reflects on her own early experiences of Christian Aid, and the lifelong dedication of many Christian Aid supporters.

Their stories

Scotland's response to the Nepal Earthquakes

Child at DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal launch

Christian Aid supporters, and the general public in Scotland, have responded generously to the need of the Nepalese people.


Speak up for the love of: day of climate action

Christian Aid lobby of parliament

Christian Aid Scotland invites you to join us for a day of climate action at Westminster.

Come with us

For the love of displaced families in Malawi

Boniface with a 'For the love of' heart

Jen Clark has just returned from Malawi where she saw first-hand the impact of the worst flooding to hit the country in nearly two decades.

Thousands displaced

Discover the moving stories of Malawi mothers

Malawian mother and child

A new touring exhibition reveals the challenges mothers face in Malawi, and the work Christian Aid is doing to overcome them.

Their stories

Tell Scotland's new First Minister what you love

Heart graphic

Climate change is threatening the things we love most. Our children's futures. Our hobbies. Our passions. Our lifestyles.

Take action

Reporting back from India

Keryn Banks and Namunit Pradhan

Keryn Banks recently travelled to India to visit our Scottish Government-funded Inclusive Economic Development project.

Empowering women

Scotland responds to the Ebola crisis

DEC Ebola appeal launch

Kathy Galloway, chair of the DEC Ebola Crisis Appeal in Scotland, explains how the country is responding to the crisis.

Our response

Malawi funding success

Women passing irrigation ditch

We've secured Scottish Government funding for a new project that will help communities access clean water.

Get involved

We need climate action in 2015

Diane Green

2015 will be a big year for climate action, says Campaigns Officer Diane Green.

Take action

Post-referendum statement

Christian Aid logo

Christian Aid Scotland's response to the Scottish referendum on independence.


A welcome and urgent call for peace

A little boy from Gaza with a large bandage on his head

Christian Aid Scotland welcomes the Church of Scotland's call for peace in Gaza.

Our response

A commonwealth of care

Children hurdling

The keynote speech from our recent Commonwealth Poverty Monologues event.

Read the speech

One million ways to make a difference

Woman in community garden

Every action you take on climate change is part of a much bigger picture.

Share ideas

12 Days of Commonwealth

Children hurdling

Showcasing the life-changing work of our partners across the Commonwealth.

12 Days

Malawi blog: helping mums give birth safely

Mary Mulligan visiting maternal health programmes in Malawi

Mary Mulligan, Churches Development Officer, has recently returned from a visit to our Scottish Government funded maternal health project in Malawi. Mary shares her experiences.

Maternal health

Christian Aid Week 2014

Christian Aid collectors with bag and bucket

Another fantastically successful Christian Aid Week has just drawn to a close. Thank you to everyone who took part.


For the love of campaign

For the Love Of campaign logo

Our new climate change campaign, For the love of, is one of a number of exciting ways to take climate action with us. Tell us what you love.


Success with the Scottish Procurement Reform Bill

cheque detail

Christian Aid campaigners have helped to ensure that the Scottish Procurement Reform Bill has delivered a fair trade boost.

What we achieved

Christian Aid Week visitor from Brazil

Mara Luz and Christian Aid Scotland staff

During Christian Aid Week, Mara Luz, Christian Aid's Deputy Head of Latin America and the Caribbean, visited Scotland.

Inspiring visit

Malawi partnership under way

Malawian family

An update on the early achievements of our maternal health project in Karonga District, Malawi.


A million reasons why

Christian Aid Week collector

House-to-house collections are integral to the success of Christian Aid Week and the work of Christian Aid.


Changing attitudes towards domestic violence in Cambodia

Cambodian family with motorbike

To mark International Women's Day, Amy Menzies reflects on her recent visit to a Christian Aid partner in Cambodia that works with vulnerable victims of domestic violence.

Real improvements

Recipes for change

Lent cookbook launch

Christian Aid Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church have launched a new cookbook together.

Get your copy

Land is life

man with tractor

Christian Aid Scotland team member Amy Menzies recently visited Christian Aid partners in Cambodia.

Amy's blog

Reporting back from Bolivia

hand holding chocolate bar

Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Kathy Galloway, recently visited a Christian Aid partner in the Bolivian rainforest.

Kathy's blog

Celebrating the IF campaign

IF campaign Scottish launch

Christian Aid Scotland's senior policy and advocacy advisor, Chris Hegarty, looks back at what the IF campaign achieved in Scotland.


Christmas Appeal

The UK Government will double every pound you donate to our Christmas Appeal.

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