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The charity that I am going is going to be Christian aid. I am going to describe, analyse and explain the work they do for world development.

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COURSEWORK The charity that I am going is going to be Christian aid. I am going to describe, analyse and explain the work they do for world development. Christian aid was set up in 1944, to help the many people in Europe who found themselves homeless after the war. It was set up by a group of people from Christian and Irish churches. Christian aid is committed to give help to whoever and whenever it is needed, regardless of race, culture or religion. Its work is mainly done in LEDC's because it believes that everyone should have a fair share of the world's resources. ...read more.

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Some cancellations have been promised but so far only one third. Fair trade - Christian aid believes that people in LEDC's should get paid fairly for the work they do. For example people working on tea plantations get roughly around �1.50 a day rather than 75p. This means that with this money they can buy basic food, health care and some education. The work that Christian aid does to help world development can be split into four parts: Fund-raising - in order to relive poverty Christian aid helps raise money in several ways. ...read more.

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Long-term aid - Christian aid works alongside many partner organisations and contributes money to help with long term aid. It believes that people can solve their own problems best if they are given the chance. So for this reason they spend most of the money in a wide variety of long term projects, Such as training in new farming methods and setting up health centres. Education - Christian aid spends about 5% of its budget educating the people of Britain in the need for world development and how Christians can help less developed countries. It also publishes a news paper called 'Christian aid week' which gives us information on world development and how Christian aid is helping. It also produces teaching packs and videos for schools. CHUTY ...read more.

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