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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
Very soon we will start to see advertisements about how many days there are until Christmas. Well, Advent is even sooner than that, so we are already preparing our annual Advent reflection booklets. Ideal as a personal reflection, small group study guide, o...Read more
BIBLE READING Read Mark 5:24-34 BACKGROUND When looking at the stories of Jesus in the gospels, we see that he always treated people according to their circumstances. He never actually operated according to a formula. Some people he healed away from the...Read more
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