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News and views from Christian Aid Scotland

The latest news and views on international development, justice, faith and poverty from Christian Aid in Scotland.

 

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.

Highlights

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.

Act

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

Join our stay-awake-athon

Women in onesies

Stay up all night with Christian Aid Scotland. This Christian Aid Week we are challenging youth groups across the country to hold a sponsored stay-awake-athon.

Join in

Building bridges towards peace

Christian Aid supporters at the Tay Bridge

Unite with Christian Aid to build bridges towards peace! Join a sponsored walk and help people rebuild their lives after conflict and disaster.

Join us

Malawi partnership under way

Malawian family

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

Progress

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.

Essential

Volunteering opportunities

Christian Aid volunteer and staff

Find out about volunteering opportunities in Scotland.

Get involved

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

Christian Aid Scotland annual review

Annual review cover

A look back at what Christian Aid Scotland achieved in 2013.

Full report

An extraordinary year of campaigning

constituents with Sir Malcolm Bruce MP

Christian Aid Scotland's campaigns officer, Diane Green, offers a personal reflection on the highlights of an action-packed year for Christian Aid campaigners in Scotland.

What we did

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.

Achievements

Let the festivities commence!

dancers

All you need to hold a successful Big Christmas Sing or Burns Supper.

Resources

Take One Action Film Festival

four girls running

Christian Aid Scotland supports Take One Action Film Festival - Scotland's global change cinema project.

Films and more

More poetry, less poverty

woman reading from book

Christian Aid has assembled a collection of inspiring poems and stories from around the world.

Get resources

Speak out against injustice with The Collective

Sharon McNamara and Katie Allan

The Christian Aid Collective works with young people and youth leaders across Scotland, equipping them to be the generation that ends poverty.

Join The Collective

Brand new resources to support your fundraising

fundraising resources

Resources, advice and ideas to help you fundraise for Christian Aid.

Be inspired

Biting back at hunger in Scotland

Christian Aid piper

A look back at a busy Christian Aid Week in Scotland.

What a week

Dr Rowan Williams visits Scotland

Dr Rowan Williams at book sale

An article written by Dr Rowan Williams, first published in The Scotsman.

Read the article

Bolivian programme officer to visit Scotland

Cecilia Cordova

Prior to Christian Aid Week, Cecilia Cordova, Christian Aid's programme officer in Bolivia, will be visiting Scotland.

Meet Cecilia

Ricky Ross: blogging from Brazil

Ricky Ross from Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue's Ricky Ross returns from Brazil and reflects on some of the amazing people and Christian Aid partners he has met over the last week, including MST - the Landless People's Movement.

Blogging from Brazil

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