Lifestyle - All

Ekklesia is not just a think-tank, but also a 'do-tank.' Here you can find a range of ideas on how to make your lifestyle greener, shop ethically, live more simply or take action on a range of justice and environmental issues.
18 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in China – child sponsorship



During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, China experienced decline and stagnation, civil unrest, major famines, major military defeats, and even foreign occupation. You can sponsor a child in China here _________________________________________
18 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Nepal – child sponsorship



Nepal is one of the poorest, least developed countries in the world. Nearly one third of its people live below the poverty line. You can sponsor a child in Nepal here _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Ecuador - child sponsorship



Ecuador, formerly known as the Republic of the Equator, has seen significant economic growth since oil was discovered there in the 1960s. Its growth has fluctuated however, due continued border disputes with neighbouring countries and internal political instability. You can sponsor a child in Ecuador here. _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Guatemala - child sponsorship



Having gained its independence from a colonial Spanish government in 1821, Guatemala experienced many years of political instability that included a variety of military and civilian governments and a 36-year guerrilla war. You can sponsor a child in Guatemala here. _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Haiti - child sponsorship



Since the 18th century slave revolt which won Haiti its independence as the first black republic, life in Haiti has been marred by continued political instability and armed conflict. You can sponsor a child in Haiti here. _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Bangladesh - child sponsorship



Aside from Bangladesh's severe natural disadvantages, it has suffered from ineffective and corrupt governments ever since being established as a country in 1971. You can sponsor a child in Bangladesh here _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Nicaragua - child sponsorship



Nicaragua, one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, is in recovery from a long history of oppressive dictatorships, civil war and natural disasters. You can sponsor a child in Nicaragua here _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Peru - child sponsorship



Peru has experienced a variety of military and public governments since gaining independence from their Spanish colonisers in the mid-nineteenth century. You can sponsor a child in Peru here _________________________________________
16 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Afghanistan - child sponsorship



Afghanistan is the poorest country in Asia, and perhaps the most war-torn, conflict-ridden country in the world. You can sponsor a child in Afghanistan here _________________________________________
12 Feb 2008

Sponsor a child in Tanzania - child sponsorship



Established in 1964, Tanzania suffered for many years under the policies of President Julius Nyerere. His government failed because of its inefficiency and corruption, and because of persistent social resistance to it. Sponsor a child in Tanzania _________________________________________