christian aid

  • January 17, 2007

    Ethiopian soldiers occupying Somalia have been accused of raping Somali woman, according to reports circulating among church and development NGOs in the region. Observers are waiting for details to be confirmed.

  • January 13, 2007

    As Nicaragua welcomes Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega back to power after nearly seventeen years this week, UK-based development agency Christian Aid has called on the new president to use international debt relief for urgently needed anti-poverty programmes.

  • January 12, 2007

    Recent US air strikes against militants in Somalia will do little to bring peace and security to the region, says leading UK-based international development agency Christian Aid.

  • January 8, 2007

    A company based in the north of England is continuing to help save the lives of poor people in some 50 countries across the globe ‚Ä' by partnering with Christian Aid, the UK development agency, and by encouraging offices and public buildings to buy and use water coolers which donate a percentage of costs to water projects in the developing world.

  • January 2, 2007

    Pakistan earthquake survivors are learning new skills to rebuild their homes as part of a steady process of community reconstruction, say church-based aid organisations involved in relief and long-term redevelopment.

  • December 23, 2006

    Angolan authorities could be planning to forcibly evict thousands of squatters living in the capital Luanda in a Mugabe-style slum clearance over the Christmas holiday, UK-based international aid agency Christian Aid has warned.

  • December 21, 2006

    The UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has handed over more than £600,000 for emergency projects to help people devastated by drought in Afghanistan, as part of a global relief effort.

  • December 15, 2006

    The leading international development agency Christian Aid (which works with people irrespective of creed or background) has teamed up with the Independent on Sunday newspaper in the UK to launch a Christmas appeal for funds to combat the impact of climate change on poor communities

  • December 14, 2006

    Long hours and arduous labour conditions are the daily reality faced by tea plantation workers the world over, say campaigners who will be drawing attention to their plight on Saturday. The reality is that their wages tend to be among the lowest in the world, with some receiving less than £1 per day.

  • December 8, 2006

    The British-based international development agency Christian Aid has called on UK international development secretary Hilary Benn to continue to use his influence to lever more reform at the World Bank.