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Where we work

We work with some of the world's most vulnerable communities in 29 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

When emergencies strike in these countries, we are there before, during and after to save lives and support people in the long term. 

We also work in other countries and regions through the ACT Alliance and our other partners, particularly around humanitarian emergencies such as the refugee crisis.

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  • Our work in Africa includes strengthening peace-building in South Sudan, promoting resilient farming in Kenya and challenging inequality in Sierra Leone. We are also working with women to increase their access to green and sustainable energy in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Malawi.
  • In Asia, our programmes include promoting women's rights in Afghanistan, justice and peacebuilding in Myanmar and ensuring people can access the services they need in Bangladesh.
  • In Latin America and the Caribbean, we help promote gender justice in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Guatemala, peace-building in Colombia, and and support marginalised communities to adapt their livelihoods to climate change in Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti.
  • Our work in the Middle East includes defending people’s rights in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory, protecting women at risk of violence in Iraq and providing humanitarian assistance to refugees in Lebanon.

View list of all countries we have worked in.

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Ethiopia

Christian Aid has worked in Ethiopia for more than 30 years, initially responding to emergencies, but gradually moving to long-term development.

Haiti

Christian Aid works through local partners to improve the livelihoods of underprivileged Haitians, Dominicans and Haitian migrants.

Lebanon

Working with five long-term local partners throughout the country, Christian Aid's strategy has been to tackle the root causes of poverty.

Syria

Christian Aid's Syria crisis response involves working with partners inside Syria and on the associated refugee crisis in the Middle East.

Dominican Republic

Christian Aid has supported partners on the island of Hispaniola since the 1980s, improving the lives of the most vulnerable by providing a voice to those who are often marginalised.