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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.
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
Despite recent political turmoil in Myanmar, life goes on for millions of residents. Please keep them in your prayers, along with our friends at Akhaya, as well as the leaders. In September we finished our project working with Akhaya, supporting the Silver...Read more
We have been very fortunate over many years to have people of extraordinary talent and giftedness on our Board. These are the people who provide direction to AOA, often behind the scenes and without recognition. They do it as an expression of their deeply held...Read more
Anglican Overseas Aid’s underpinning values capture the essence of what we stand for. Along with justice, peace and reconciliation, we are also committed to acting in solidarity with the poor and marginalised, responding to their needs with compassion, and ...Read more