• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Christian Aid is a charity, a company, and an aid to those in less developed countries than our own

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Describe The Work Of One Agency Working For World Development "We Believe in Life Before Death." This is Christian Aid's Motto; Christian Aid is a charity, a company, and an aid to those in less developed countries than our own. It is one of many charitable based organisations that works on many projects set up to improve the lifestyles of the people in these country's. Justice and compassion are principles, which Christian Aid has; they are closely linked to many Churches and other organisations run by Christians. Though this maybe so they give aid to whoever needs it regardless of religion, race or culture. ...read more.

Middle

The �40 million pounds goes out to the many different issues and problems, which Christian Aid face daily in their fight to help solve the troubles that are based highly in less developed countries. One of these problems is the increase of HIV affected people in these stricken countries. Worldwide there are 40 million people who are HIV positive, there are possible more than this number due to many people unaware that they had caught this disease. Christian Aid's campaign is to challenge poverty, which fuels the spread of the HIV epidemic, worsening the impact on the human population. ...read more.

Conclusion

Women are particularly vulnerable to catching this disease, due to increase of rape within the African countries. Christian Aid believe that one way of tackling the spread of this illness is by raising the awareness of it and caring for those who are suffering from aids related illnesses. Awareness of it in both Britain and less developed countries allow Christian Aid to help work with each community more easily so that both Christian Aid workers and individuals of the community to help one another to help tackle the awareness of HIV and other illnesses related to it. Claire Basiuk R.E Coursework-AIII Hartshead High Candidate No. 5015 Centre No. 33503 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Christianity section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Christianity essays

  1. Explain Aristotles Virtue Ethics and how this has been developed by later thinkers

    Thus persons who display these virtuous are good persons, making the most of their human lives, but this in turn makes society good. Foot also writes about how human beings do not get on well without virtues, thus in support on which MacIntyre touches upon about how it is not

  2. AS level coursework

    up from us - and he can act as a witness to his resurrection." These three conditions therefore conflict with any hope of miracles happening today. It is commonly agreed that miracles are the reward and result of faith; however faith in God should not be based on miracles.

  1. Pilgrimage coursework

    * Pilgrimage can help Christian to desire a new perspective, a change of mind. * Pilgrimage helps Christian to studying various spiritual paths (and foot paths!) * Pilgrimage helps Christian to seeking ways to reverse the destruction of life on the planet.

  2. ai) describe how a Christian may follow the call to discipleship through daily life ...

    them to live in the service of others as Jesus did, founding the origins of Christians poverty. Furthermore for someone to be a true follower of God the must give up all their earthly possession to inherit the treasures of heaven as Jesus said to the rich young man (Mark 10:17-22)

  1. Christian Aid - Once the Second World War had finished, there was widespread homelessness ...

    The interest charge that the countries had to pay turned out to be twice as much as the original loan. So Christian Aid began a campaign to persuade bank and governments to reduce or even cancel the debts of the poorer nations.

  2. The charity that I am going is going to be Christian aid. I am ...

    For example Christian aid week has been organised since 1957. In 1995 it raised over �8.6 million. Also many churches and individuals have fund raising events throughout the year which usually raises three times more than Christian aid week. Emergency aid - Christian aid spends between 10% to 15% of its budget on emergency aid each year.

  1. Christian perspectives on personal, social and world issues

    So, Christians believe that if people in rich countries eat and waste less world hunger can be tackled. Christians also believe that God's creation is good and everyone should be treated equally and have a chance to live a happy life- without being poverty stricken due to greedy people.

  2. The Impact of Missionaries on the Joti Tribe of Venezuela

    The fact that they have survived in the rainforest for generations is incredible in itself, especially with the dangers associated with the Amazon jungle (Sanford). The missionaries also supplied hygiene training to help the people with their health. The JotÑ were taught how to make an outhouse to use as

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work