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Where we work

For 75 years we have worked with some of the world's most vulnerable communities in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

In 2019 and 2020 many of our country programmes came to an end. Read the achievements, stories and impact of these along with current active countries below.

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Afghanistan

We've worked in Afghanistan for more than three decades on community development, livelihood creation, gender equality and emergency response.

Angola

Christian Aid worked in Angola since the mid-1980s, responding firstly to the suffering caused by Africa's longest civil war, and subsequently to address poverty and inequality.

Bangladesh

Christian Aid has been working in Bangladesh since 1972. Some of the areas we work are resilient livelihoods, disaster risk reduction and inclusion.

Bolivia

We worked in Bolivia for more than 30 years with the most vulnerable and marginalised communities in the Amazon region.

Brazil

We worked in Brazil for over 40 years to reduce inequality and strive for justice.

Burkina Faso

We have been working in the Sahel region of West Africa since the 1970s. The programme began with a humanitarian focus and now includes advocacy work.

Burundi

We've been working in Burundi since 1995, initially providing humanitarian assistance following the Rwandan genocide, but now focusing on development.

Colombia

Christian Aid's work in Colombia focuses on the related issues of violence, land and territory, impunity, vulnerable communities and human rights.

Egypt

We work across the Middle East, with programme work spanning Egypt, Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria

El Salvador

We work with our partners in El Salvador to empower marginalised communities to demand tax justice, accountability and protection of human rights.

Ethiopia

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

Ghana

In Ghana we worked to significantly improve the lives of poor and marginalised men and women and bring about a fair and just society.

Guatemala

We work with partner organisations to address Guatemala's economic inequality, help communities prepare for natural disasters and reduce conflict.

Haiti

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

Honduras

We've been working in Honduras since 1997 helping communities prepare for disasters, grow small business, and advocate for tax reforms.

India

Christian Aid has supported local organisations in India for more than five decades.

Iraq

We have been helping Syrian refugees in Iraq since 2013 and meeting the needs of those internally displaced by ongoing conflict in the country.

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (IoPt)

Christian Aid has been working with the poorest people in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (IoPt) since the early 1950s.