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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.
An aspect of our work that is not often highlighted is our work with blind people in South Africa. Our ANCP Manager, Vanessa Little, saw the impact of this when she spent time recently with the Eastern Cape Braille Institute near the town of Grahamstown. Th...Read more
Last year we provided $10,000 from our Rapid Response Emergency Fund to our friends in Ambae, Vanuatu. This was to assist them with their recovery and rehabilitation efforts following the volcanic activity that had forced the evacuation of the entire popul...Read more
The Livelihoods and Women's Empowerment Program is implemented by the Anglican Church of Melanesia in the Vanuatu. The project has been running since 2012, funded through the Australian Government’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) as well as from do...Read more
As some of our projects are funded through the Australian Government's aid program, we are required to report back to the Government on the progress of these projects. One of these projects is the Imarisha project in Kenya, which seeks to build safer communiti...Read more
As one of our closest neighbours and one that many of us have at least some degree of familiarity with, Vanuatu is a Pacific Island nation of great contrast. In August, our Acting International Programs Manager, Kylie, visited our work there. Here, she ref...Read more
For two years Anglican Overseas Aid has been supporting a project giving new hope to people with disabilities in India through our small grants program. The project finished in July 2018 and was evaluated afterwards by Rebekah Pederson from the University o...Read more
The food crisis in East Africa has been out of the news for most of the last year. Thankfully though, the people are not forgotten. The work of recovery for them continues. It seems like a long time ago that we reached out to you with our East Africa ...Read more
AMBAE, VANUATU Try to imagine yourself living in a tent for months, away from your home, with no idea when you will have more stable accommodation. You feel insecure, have no income, and the tropical wet season has arrived. This is what the majorit...Read more
We are extremely proud to announce that our CEO, Revd Dr Bob Mitchell, has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for "significant services to the community through charitable organisations and to the Anglican Church of Australia". Congratulation...Read more
Supporter, Carol, visited the Spafford Children’s Center on a recent visit and shares what she saw and experienced. The Spafford Children’s Center in East Jerusalem provides unique growth and healing opportunities for children traumatised by the ongoing...Read more
The Bringing Light to Rural Communities (BLTRC) Project was implemented by the Anglican Church of Melanesia in the Solomon Islands. The project has been running since 2010, funded through the Australian Government’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) a...Read more
The Women's Health Women's Rights (WHWR) Program is implemented by the Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza. The current iteration of the project has been running since 2009, funded through the Australian Government’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) (since...Read more