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The Vanuatu Government declared a state of emergency for the island of Ambae in mid-April 2018 as volcanic ash was again spewing ash and smoke into the air. The volcanic activity has been causing acid rain and potentially making the island uninhabitabl...Read more
As part of Common Grace's Lenten 2018 reflection series, our CEO, Bob Mitchell, explored how, when we turn to God, and put our trust in him, his grace makes us pure and we are invited into a new way of relating with God. Throughout Scripture we see God reveal...Read more
Anglican Overseas Aid has welcomed the recognition of its Board Chair, Associate Professor Julian Rait, in the Australia Day Honours List for 2018. Associate Professor Rait, who has been on the Board of Anglican Overseas Aid since 2012 and been Chair since ...Read more
Florence Nderitu is a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She has also worked with the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), the Diocese of Mount Kenya West, for 17 years. She knows a thing or two about serving people. She is currently the Project C...Read more
A delegation linked to our work in Kenya recently visited Melbourne. They included people from our partner, the Anglican Church of Kenya, as well as from the Kenyan Ministry of Health. We also took the opportunity to enable the visitors to attend St Jude’s Ang...Read more
First impressions may be that this looks like a tropical paradise - blue skies and blue water. Taken on the island of Ambae in the Penama Province of Vanuatu, that is what you are seeing, except you aren’t. According to Fr. Willie Ben Tabi, the manager of T...Read more
In November 2017 we were pleased to hold our AGM at St John’s Anglican Church in Camberwell. About 60 people gathered for the occasion, starting with a service in the church led by Revd Canon Dr Ray Cleary. After the formal proceedings, we adjourned to one of ...Read more
The Church Agencies Network Disaster Operations (CAN DO), of which Anglican Overseas Aid is a member, has welcomed the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT) announcement of an additional $750,000 in funding for over 10,000 people displace...Read more
We are supporting the 'Imarisha' Just and Resilient Communities Project in partnership with the Anglican Church of Kenya. This project is implemented in Nyeri County in the Diocese of Mount Kenya West. The project seeks to build safer communities, by addres...Read more
Have you ever seen a volcano erupting? That’s what is currently happening on the island of Ambae in Vanuatu, and it is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of people. Vanuatu is the most at-risk country in the world in terms of being able to respond to ...Read more
Our Disability Inclusive Livelihoods Project in Uttarakhand, India trains people with disabilities to enable them to have opportunities for income generation for themselves or their families in the Uttarakhand region. We are working there with Ram, a 16 yea...Read more
Participants in our Livelihoods and Women’s Empowerment project in Vanuatu have just finished a course called Statem Bisnis Blong Yu (Starting your own business) run by the local Chamber of Commerce. The project is funded through the Australian Government'...Read more