Christian Aid is a Christian organization that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.
They work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. We are part of a wider movement for social justice.
Christian Aid provides urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
Faith Affiliation: Inspired by the principles of Christianity
Key Facts: Christian Aid is a coalition of about 41 different member churches that band together with the help of over 500 employees and 440 volunteers to provide assistance in 39 different countries. With the help of these individuals and groups, Christian Aid has been able to assist 3 million beneficiaries in the past year.
For example, supporters of Christian Aid and other donors gave a combined £6.7m to respond to the Nepal earthquake emergency. They have reached more than 400,000 people with essential food, shelter, water and sanitation and will continue to help people rebuild.
Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 1 (No Poverty)
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