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Anglican Overseas Aid is committed to inspiring Australians to be more compassionate, involved and responsible global citizens. That means working hard to keep our supporters informed about our work and that 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:
Developing encounters and interactions which contribute to mutual learning and deeper relationships between individuals and communities.
Influencing the Australian Government and other organisations to deliver our vision of a peaceful, just and sustainable world for all.
Every year we make sure that our programs are effective and impactful, and one way we do this is to understand our reach in numbers. Although the real difference that your support makes can’t be measured in numbers alone, they do help to illustrate the reach o...Read more
The Board of Directors of Anglican Overseas Aid announces the retirement in February 2022 of the Rev’d Dr Bob Mitchell, after 10 years as its CEO. Bob has led AOA with distinction, capped off by high praise earlier this month with the recommendation that AO...Read more
At Anglican Overseas Aid, we believe that caring for the poor is a central aspect of the Gospel. We have created brand new Bible studies which emphasise God's concern for those living in poverty and injustice. The studies are designed to help both individua...Read more
Anglican Overseas Aid and 15 other Australian charities joined forces for the first time on Friday 6 August to launch the newly-formed Emergency Action Alliance. In an historic collaborative effort, the humanitarian agencies have united in their campaig...Read more
As the world deals with rounds of COVID-19 lockdowns, impacting both rich and developing countries, the Solomon Islands seems to have been spared the worst, not having recorded any large community outbreaks. Thankfully their border closures, quarantine and...Read more
A group of ladies in the rural traditional pastoralist town of Lekiji, Kenya, have formed a group named Baraka (Blessing). The group was formed to explore economic opportunities after participating in Strength-Based Approach (SBA) training. This type of tr...Read more
When Jesus said "Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs" his disciples were indignant. They didn't understand what he was trying to teach them. But what was so shocking about this statem...Read more
In AOA’s Easter Appeal, “Hear Their Cry”, we focused on the plight of the people of northern Mozambique in the province of Cabo Delgado where civil and military conflict has resulted in the devastating loss of 2000 lives and mass displacement. It is estima...Read more
Learning about financial matters like saving, budgeting and business building opens up opportunities for women who have experienced domestic violence to have more of a voice in their home and communities. The Anglican Sisters at the Christian Care Centre a...Read more
Friday 5 March 2021 was the World Day of Prayer. This is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. This year, the focus of the day was the Pacific country of Vanuatu. About 60 ...Read more
International Women’s Day on March 8th is about celebrating women, but also raising awareness against bias and challenging the attitudes and systems that lead to inequality. The theme of International Women’s Day this year is #choosetochallenge, which we fe...Read more