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Anglican Overseas Aid is committed to inspiring Australians to be compassionate, involved and responsible global citizens. That means working hard to keep our supporters informed of our work and the work of our overseas partners.
It also means promoting, encouraging and facilitating the process of active citizenship by Australians through a whole range of actions including:
Influencing the Australian Government and other organisations to deliver our vision of a peaceful, just and sustainable world for all.
Developing encounters and interactions which contribute to mutual learning and deeper relationships between individuals and communities.
Common Grace have just posted an article on Holland Sikou, who works for our partner in Solomon Islands, the Anglican Church of Melanesia. Holland was an international soccer star before he turned his attention to solar energy. This is the final piece in ou...Read more
Anglican Overseas Aid is part of a consortium of eight church-based organisations which has been chosen as one of the successful agencies that tendered for the Australian Government’s Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP). The Australian Government’s Depar...Read more
This is the second of a two-part article in which Rebecca Vander Meulen describes her work with Anglican Overseas Aid and the incredible impact of the water and sanitation work that has been saving children’s lives in the Diocese of Niassa in northern Moza...Read more
Rebecca Vander Meulen is the Director of the Mission Department for our partner, the Diocese of Niassa in the north of Mozambique. In this first of a two-part article, Rebecca describes her work with Anglican Overseas Aid and the incredible impact of the w...Read more
In early May, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, visited the Holy Land. His trip took him to many places, including the Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza, which we support. While at the hospital, Archbishop Justin led worship in the chapel, and met membe...Read more
With a foreword by Bryant L. Myers International development work is a largely secular discipline that distances itself from faith concerns; even many faith-based groups seem to go out of their way to minimize the relationship between their religious convic...Read more
We have just received this infographic about the Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES) which we contributed to from 2011 to 2016. Through this program we supported the work of Valerie Browning in the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, as well...Read more
Our 2015/16 Annual Report features, on its cover, the Anglican Overseas Aid motto, ‘Life. Abundantly. For All.’ The motto is drawn from St John’s Gospel, so we thought that it would be good to understand it a little deeper. This statement from Jesus comes i...Read more
You would think that being a mother of four children is a big enough job on its own. But for Ethel George, helping disadvantaged women is an additional labour of love. Ethel is from the island of Ambae in Vanuatu and is the Women’s Desk Officer with the Ang...Read more
The church’s walls are made of mud, its roof simple thatching. Past the earthen altar adorned with the image of Christ someone has painted an angel directly onto the dried mud. There are a few plastic chairs, but for the most part the people here sit directly ...Read more
I am a white, Western male living in Australia, one of the richest countries in the world. Freedom is something I take for granted. So it was quite a contrast to visit the Holy Land in November 2016 to see the work that Anglican Overseas Aid is doing with Pale...Read more
Towards the end of 2016 Anglican Overseas Aid commissioned a survey to find out more about our supporters. The survey showed that 96% of our supporters are regular church attenders, and almost all worship in the Anglican Church. This supporter profile is not s...Read more