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News and views from Christian Aid Scotland

The latest news and views from Christian Aid Scotland.


Christian Aid Week book sales

Bird's eye view of the inside of the sale

Christian Aid Week means a lot of things in Scotland. And book sales is definitely one of them.

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Christian Aid Week paper quiz

Christian Aid Week 2017 logo

This year's Christian Aid Week paper quiz is on the musical theme of singers and bands.


Malawi appeal total

Dr Alasdair Allan MSP

Dr Alasdair Allan MSP writes about Christian Aid Scotland's Malawi Food Crisis Appeal, which has raised over quarter of a million pounds.


The Big Shift - Clean up our cash

Big Shift Clean up our cash graphic

We all want to save for a rainy day, but what if our money is causing the storm?

Act now

Lent resources

Michael from South Sudan

Inspired by the hymn 'When I needed a neighbour', this year's Count Your Blessings calendar offers daily opportunities to give, act and pray during Lent.


Loving one another

Four Casa Noeli dos Santos staff

Christian Aid Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church have released a new resource that addresses gender-based violence.


Malawi appeal latest

Fatima Baela eating with her children

More than 2,000 families are receiving support.


Speak Up for the climate

Climate campaigners at Holyrood

Christian Aid Scotland supporters have been speaking up for the climate.

Thank you

Malawi Food Crisis appeal match funding

Carrying out cash transfers in Malawi

Christian Aid has secured further match funding from the Scottish Government.


#ScotlandForAFairWorld roadshow

Christian Aid's Fiona Buchanan and school pupils during Christian Aid Week 2016

Christian Aid celebrates global citizenship education across Scotland.


Introduce a global dimension to your Harvest assembly!

Rodah, a Kenyan farmer

Christian Aid can help you to introduce the global dimension into your school.


Use Will Aid this November to support Christian Aid

Jo Dallas with staff from Macnabs solicitors

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

Find out more

Take One Action Film Festival

Caleb Behn in Fractured Land

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

Films and more

Christian Aid Scotland launches Malawi Food Crisis appeal as millions face hunger

Woman in a field in Malawi

Christian Aid Scotland has launched an emergency appeal to help support communities in Malawi through a devastating drought that's left 6.5 million people without access to enough food.


Roseanna Cunningham

Portrait of Roseanna Cunningham

Roseanna Cunningham, the new Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, shares her vision for Scotland's approach to climate change over the coming years.

Leading role

Great news for Scotland's climate campaigners

Christian Aid campaigner in front of wind turbines

Scotland's campaigners against climate change have received a huge boost from the news that Scotland has exceeded its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gases six years early.


New Scottish Parliamentary term heralds great opportunities

Christian Aid campaigner and Russian dolls outside SECC Glasgow

As a new Parliament begins at Holyrood, Christian Aid Scotland commits to encouraging MSPs to move beyond aid.

Beyond aid

Global climate deal

Climate campaigners at a rally in Edinburgh

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

Next steps

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

Our latest community partnership will help women in India and Bangladesh to improve their incomes.


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

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.


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

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

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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