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How to make a gift in memory

A gift in memory of someone you’ve loved can change lives and fight poverty

We are thinking of you in this unprecedented time of coronavirus, and our thoughts and prayers are with you and the people you love.

We want to make giving a gift in memory of your loved one as easy and unique to them as possible. Below you can find out more about choosing a specific area of our work to support, or you could set up a tribute fund page.

Make a gift in memory

You can choose to support our work in general, or directly support our education, water or agriculture work.

Make a one-off gift in memory

Make a one-off donation online in memory of a loved one

Make a regular gift in memory

Set up a regular donation online in memory of a loved one

Choose how your gift in memory can change lives

If your gift is over £1,000, you can choose to give to:

  • One of our projects in Ghana, promoting local economic development and opportunities for women and young people
  • A project in Burkina Faso, enhancing disaster response, preparation and preservation

Christian Aid co-funds these projects with the European Commission. For the Ghana project, the European Union has agreed to fund 74%, and the European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO) has agreed to provide 94%.

Would you like to know more, or to give directly to these projects?

Contact Kerry or Gill by emailing or calling 020 7523 2173.

Ghana project

This exciting project aims to reach over 8,500 people, who'll directly benefit from training and job opportunities.

Over the next three years, the goals of this project are to:

  • develop apprenticeships for school leavers
  • provide vocational skills training for people with disabilities
  • create opportunities for master craftsmen and artisans to mentor others in developing their trade

Burkina Faso climate change project

This life-saving project aims to reach over 211,000 people in communities across the region.

By training them on early warning systems and monitoring techniques, they'll be equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to be more resilient to natural disasters and climate change.

A Light in this World: create a tribute page

A Light in this World is an online space where you can create a tribute page to celebrate and remember a loved one. Share memories, give donations to support projects that reflect them, and organise fundraising events in their memory.