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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.

Some of our key projects

Below you will find a selection of our programmes around the world. You can view previous programmes that have now closed here

A programme designed to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable households in Guji, southern Ethiopia as a result of area conflict.

ECID aims to reduce poverty, realise rights and improve the well-being of the most marginalised in Myanmar, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.

FISH worked 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.

How we have responded to the catastrophic flooding in Kerala

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 aimed 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.

How Christian Aid works to empower the most marginalised groups to assess  their health needs with health care providers, to improve service delivery.

Christian Aid’s humanitarian response in north east Nigeria started in late 2016 and has expanded rapidly due to increasing intensity of insurgency.

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.

The programme will ensure more than 65,000 vulnerable households are resilient to food and climate change 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.

Working to strengthen public financial management, anti-corruption and accountability institutions in Sierra Leone.