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Living with a disability is challenging. In remote and rural settings in Vanuatu, these challenges are compounded by the dangers that come with the threat of natural disasters, like Tropical Cyclone Harold that hit earlier this year. This is how the Anglican C...Read more
The Towards Abundant Life Program is implemented by the Diocese Missionaria de Nampula in Mozambique. The project has been running since 2011, funded through the Australian Government’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) as well as from donations in Aus...Read more
Health and wellbeing is still a focus of our Towards Abundant Life program in Mozambique. Anglican Overseas Aid has been working with the Anglican Church in Nampula and Cabo Del Gado provinces in Mozambique since 2011. The work has been focused on commu...Read more
Earlier this year, Belinda Lauria, our Solomon Islands Project Manager, Quality and Compliance, visited the Solomon Islands. Here she shares why this program is so special. In March, (just before the COVID-19 travel restrictions were put in place!) I vi...Read more
How is COVID-19 affecting the countries we work in? Though most of us would say our lives have been considerably impacted in some way, we know that global catastrophes such as COVID-19 hit the poor in developing countries hardest. Many of the world’s po...Read more
After Category 5 Cyclone Harold battered the Pacific in the lead up to Easter this year, people in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have been faced with the dual challenge of responding to the threat of COVID-19 and recovering from another environmental disaste...Read more
Teachers trained in child counselling through our partner, Anglican Church of Kenya, Mount Kenya West Diocese (ACK), are unique guardians of child rights in rural Kenya. In communities where we work in Nyeri County, poverty leads to many family problems...Read more
Tropical Cyclone Harold impacted the Pacific island nation of Solomon Islands as it passed by as a Category 1 storm on April 2 2020, before making landfall and devastating the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu as a stronger Category 5 storm on April 6. W...Read more
For the early Christians crises, including the pandemics of the first centuries, were opportunities to show the love of God to those around them. BIBLE READING “In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the pr...Read more
Living in a conflict zone is filled with uncertainty, restrictions and worry. When you are facing a life threatening and socially isolating illness as well, the emotional stress can be overwhelming. Our program in Gaza is helping to bring back hope to the live...Read more
In small communities in Vanuatu the tide of gender-based violence is receding with greater awareness and knowledge gained through social networks. Sheryl* is a 66-year-old Ni-Vanuatu woman who lives on Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. She is a mother of eight...Read more
In one of the harshest places to live on Earth, the nomadic people who call the Afar home depend on rain and the dams that it fills for survival. At the Bargaale dam in the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, a miracle used to occur every day. Literally t...Read more
Our CEO Rev Dr Bob Mitchell discusses the Australian bushfires in the global climate context When the clock ticked over into the new decade, Australia was already facing the challenge of out-of-control bushfires, affecting large areas across the country. ...Read more