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Our programmes

Christian Aid has programmes in 37 countries, working with 475 local, national and international partners.

We also work through wider networks, including the ACT Alliance - a coalition of 146 churches and faith-based organisations working together in more than 100 countries. 

We work on topics as diverse as emergency response, accountability, peace-building, health, land rights, tax justice and helping communities adapt to climate change.

We receive funding from UK aid, Irish Aid, Scottish Government, European Commission, USAID and other key donors and partners, which enables us to make a large-scale, deep and lasting difference to people’s lives. This section highlights just some of our programmes from around the world.

FISH works to increase freshwater lake conservation in Malawi and to build the resilience of people who depend on them for their livelihoods.

The Growing Economic Opportunities for Sustainable Development (GEOP) project aims to promote job creation and increase sustainable economies.

The HondACTion programme is acting against corruption and working towards transparency.

The Improved Community resilience through increased water supply programme strengthened community resilience and adaptation to climate change.

In Their Lifetime Appeal (ITL) is a seed fund enabling Christian Aid to pioneer new approaches to fighting poverty and scale up solutions that work.

A three-year project helping communities hold duty bearers to account for the delivery of maternal and child health in Balaka district, Malawi.

The project aims to reduce the mortality, morbidity and transmission rate of TB and HIV in Malawi, with a specific focus on mothers.

The LPRR project aims to improve the understanding and use of best practices in preparedness and resilience to respond to emergencies.

The Making Agriculture a Business programme improves livelihood and economic resilience of women and marginalised groups in Zambia.

PACS (Poorest Areas Civil Society) was founded on the premise that chronic poverty in India is largely caused by identity-based discrimination.

PAR supports vulnerable rural communities in Angola to adopt climate-resilient farming techniques, and develop their capability to withstand shocks.

Supporting Dominican civil society organisations defend human rights in the most discriminated communities.

This project aims to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls and young women in Mulanje district, Malawi.

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness project aims to strengthen early warning, preparedness and response to public health emergencies in Ethiopia.

SABI is a citizen-led accountability programme increasing awareness of, and demand for, the delivery of basic services.

The Shifting the Power project aims to strengthen the capacity of local and national organisations so they can play a leading role in decision making

Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR-Ghana) to develop a vibrant, well-informed and assertive civil society.

The Strengthening Emergency Preparedness Systems (SEPS) project strengthens communities to prepare for disasters in south east Myanmar.

Joining a Men As Partners scheme opened William’s eyes to supporting his wife and children. Now, he plans to reach every household in his area.

The Global Fund is helping to strengthen health systems and to improve malaria treatment and prevention in Nigeria.