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Christian Aid has backed continuing UK aid to India as an important intervention aimed at helping people living in abject poverty.
Jubilee Debt Campaign have condemned plans by UK ministers to use cancellation of a theoretical debt to help meet the overseas aid target.
Two church bodies have written to the UK government, asking for assurances that funding for Malawi will still reach the most vulnerable, following cuts.
British aid to India should tackle the discrimination which excludes many millions from mainstream Indian society, Christian Aid says.
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.
Yesterday 131 MPs met with their constituents over tea to urge more justice and action for people living in poverty throughout the global south.
Future economic assistance to Arab states should be linked to respect for freedom and liberty, a senior leader of an Egyptian Christian organisation says.
By the time you read this I imagine I will be in amongst the throng of more than 1,200 people travelling to Westminster to lobby their local MPs on making life better for the poorest in the world.
I have witnessed some extraordinary diatribes on the uselessness of aid this week, so thank you Defence Secretary Liam Fox for being the catalyst to a show of sentiment that makes me again wonder how far we’ve moved on since the Enlightenment.
Opposition to the government’s commitment to overseas aid fails to reflect the continued resolve of many in the UK to fight global poverty, says Christian Aid.