Stories from the Field
The Archbishop of Sydney’s Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of the Indonesian Tsunami that struck the coast of the region of Central Sulawesi during the last week. Many people are injured and homeless, as of now, the death toll is over 2000 people, and the need for aid, prayer and support is great.
Anglican Aid is generally supporting communities around the world in developing their communities or responsing to natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes. In 2017 the drought in Northern Kenya came to the attention of Anglican Aid and through our generous supporters we were able to provide assistance. A visit to Marsabit highlighted the sheer scale and devastation for the many nomadic communities which had lost entire herds of stock.
What does a drought in Australia actually look like? Through your support we have raised over $325,000 and are distributing the funds through rural Anglican dioceses in NSW. The following story from Tory Cayzer, the minister at Walgett and Collarenebri Anglican Churches in northwestern NSW paints the picture that will help you to pray as you become aware of the impacts on farming families. Read More