Category - global poverty

  • 8 Sep 2011

    A leading UK-based development agency is harnessing the British enthusiasm for quizzes to raise funds in the struggle against global poverty.

  • 16 Aug 2011

    If we can take anything positive from the days of destruction and division in England recently, says Chris Bain, perhaps it should be a dedication to tackle fear and exclusion wherever it exists around the world, and to stand by the women and children in the poorest countries who currently stand afraid on their own.

  • 13 Jun 2011

    David Cameron’s defence of Britain’s continued support for developing countries is welcome, but the focus needs to be on the poor, not self-interest.

  • 21 May 2011

    Christian Aid Week focuses on vital fundraising for the global work of the UK-based churches' international development agency, and its many indigenous partners across several continents.

    But there are also significant opportunities for raising awareness of key concerns - such as food, commodities, population and poverty.

  • 20 May 2011

    A new report calls on policy-makers to investigate why food price rises have in recent years begun to mirror the level of investment in food futures.

  • 14 May 2011

    The legendary Christian Aid Edinburgh book sale is back in action this weekend, raising tens of thousands for the struggle against global poverty.

  • 3 May 2011

    Members of churches, trade unions and community groups are pledging to live on £1-a-day from 2-6 May to raise funds and in solidarity with the global poor.

  • 15 Apr 2011

    On 9 June 2011 this year I am hoping to sit down for a chat with my MP. Over a cuppa and maybe a custard cream, I am going to go right to the heart of the political decision-makers to get myself heard on some issues that affect people in poor countries.

  • 24 Mar 2011

    Responding to Chancellor George Osborne's budget yesterday, Oxfam has highlighted once again the need for a proper financial transaction tax.

  • 13 Mar 2011

    Christian Aid plans to challenge the British public to live on just £1 a day for 5 days to raise £500,000 to help some of the world’s poorest people.