Category - christian aid

  • February 28, 2010

    Watching a tragedy from afar can leave you feeling helpless. But the facilities of the 'instant media' era are not just voyeuristic - they can make a vital difference - securing information, soliciting donations and assisting prompt and better targeted responses from NGOs and international bodies.

  • February 20, 2010

    The mission of Christians requires humility as well as the bravery to make committed decisions, according to former Christian Aid director Michael Taylor. He was speaking at the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement.

  • February 18, 2010

    This Autumn, Christian Aid is launching two major new cycling events, the London – Luxembourg Challenge and The Jurassic Coast Challenge, to raise money and awareness in the struggle against global poverty.

  • February 18, 2010

    Actor Adjoa Andoh, who stars in the new Academy Award-nominated movie Invictus, alongside Morgan Freeman, is supporting Christian Aid’s Count Your Blessings Lent campaign for 2010.

  • January 29, 2010

    British government plans to promote a new treaty allowing developing countries to share tax information held by rich countries are extremely welcome, says an influential UK-based churches' international development agency.

  • January 28, 2010

    The attempt to draw members of the Taliban into the political process in Afghanistan is a welcome step, but long overdue, the international development agency Christian Aid says. Popular participation is also needed.

  • January 26, 2010

    As well as responding to the devastating earthquake in Haiti with immediate relief, Christian Aid are calling for the full cancellation of Haiti's debt of US$890 million.

  • January 20, 2010

    While Haitians were recovering from a 6.1 aftershock a week after the massive 7.0 earthquake that has devastated the country, news came through that the aid effort is becoming more effective, though significant problems remain.

  • January 20, 2010

    Christian Aid has launched a petition to urge the Chancellor of the Exchequer to do all he can to get Haiti’s entire $890 million international debt burden cancelled immediately.

  • January 17, 2010

    Christian Aid has already released £100,000 for immediate emergency relief to help those affected by the earthquake in Haiti, and is working with other agencies and the UN to coordinate the distribution of aid on a far wider scale.