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Sri Lanka: Economic Crisis

Relieve suffering in Sri Lanka

Anglican Aid, together with Anglican Relief and Development Fund Australia (ARDFA), is partnering with Anglican Church of Ceylon and Agape Community Healthcare Home to relieve suffering in the midst of Sri Lanka’s economic collapse.

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Your donation will support low-income people impacted by the Sri Lankan economic crisis.

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Sri Lanka is currently in the midst of an extreme economic crisis. In what has been described by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, as a complete economic collapse, the country, and its citizens, can no longer afford or access essential amenities. Ongoing shortages of food, fuel, medicine and power, in combination with civil unrest and shrinking public services, has had a dire effect upon the people of Sri Lanka.

Your gift to Anglican Aid’s Sri Lanka Crisis Appeal will provide basic necessities and free medical services to vulnerable members of the community. Taking a longer term approach, we are also supporting sustainable projects which will equip low-income people to prepare for a prolonged financial crisis.

Your donations will help low-income people to survive this crisis. This includes many ministry families impacted by depleted church giving.

 

The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel shared this statement on the crisis:

“It is a deep grief to me that the country of my heritage, Sri Lanka, should be facing the kind of crisis which is unfolding. To know that millions of people are going without basic necessities arouses Christian compassion within us and I am glad that our Anglican agencies are able to respond so quickly to this emergency.

Galatians 6 says we should do good to all people as we have opportunity, especially to the household of faith.  Here is an opportunity where even a small amount, given prayerfully, can do much good.”

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All donations to this appeal are tax deductible.
In the case that a fundraising appeal has received sufficient donations, any surplus funds will be used for a similar activity or an activity in the same country.