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the work of christian aid

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PART Aiii - CHRISTIAN AID Christian Aid is a leading development agency of the UK and Irish churches. It works in some of the world's poorest countries, with people of all faiths and none, wherever the need is greatest. Christian Aid's aim is to help people to improve their own lives and to tackle the causes of poverty and injustice. Christian Aid channels funds through local community groups and church organisations. These organisations - our partners - use the money to help people directly. Money does go to emergencies when possible, but much more is devoted to long-term development. To achieve these aims Christian aid's work is split into 4 main parts these are: Education 5% of Christian aids income is spent on educating people in LEDC's and churches in the uk and Ireland about why the world needs to develop and how they can help LEDC's. ...read more.

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it out equally and give feedback about how the money has been put to good use much of Christian aid emergency and long-term aid is channelled through organisations in the country concerned. In Brazil more than half of the farmland is unused while millions of people do not have enough to eat Christian aid funds for poor families to be given unused farmland which can help them start up a business. In south Africa, Christian aid is using a fund given by the British government to help south Africa in its struggle against aids this was done through Christian aids partner the church of the province of southern Africa they helped to support and care for the orphans and families affected or who have lost someone to aids FUND-RAISING In order for Christian aid ...read more.

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EMERGENCY AID Christian aid has funds to deal with emergencies this work takes place alongside long-term aid because without it people would die. Emergency aid gives food, antibiotics and shelters via its local partners they sent these things and more in the 2004 Bangladesh floods and the drought stricken Zimbabwe. Christian aid spends between 10 per cent and 15 per cent of its funds and income each year on emergency aid. Ff f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f ff f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f f ...read more.

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