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News and views from Christian Aid Scotland

The latest news and views from Christian Aid Scotland.


Christian Aid Week 2016

Christian Aid Week thank you meme

Once again, more than a thousand churches in Scotland have taken part in another successful Christian Aid Week.

Take a look

Economic empowerment in India and Bangladesh

Produce at organic farmers’ exhibition

A Scottish Government funded project is helping women to improve and diversify their income.


Marathon couple

David and Ruth Rogerson in their marathon training gear

A couple from Polmont have joined forces to swim and run their first marathon together to raise funds for Christian Aid's In Their Lifetime innovation fund.

Going for it

Christian Aid Week paper quiz

Christian Aid Week 2016 logo

Test your knowledge of the world of film with this year's Christian Aid Scotland paper quiz.

Good luck

Goodbye from Kathy

Portrait of Kathy Galloway

Farewell thoughts from outgoing Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Kathy Galloway.


A safe place to call home

Four Casa Noeli dos Santos staff

Casa Noeli dos Santos is the only church-run safe house in Brazil.


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

Journeying through Lent with ancient and everyday saints

Walkers on Ben Hope

In partnership with the Church of Scotland, we've developed 40 daily reflections inspired by ancient and everyday saints from across Scotland and around the world.


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

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

Malawi partnership under way

Malawian family

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


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.


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