14th November, 18
But the long drought has done them no favours. The rising cost of feed, transport and veterinary requirements for their animals has meant significant financial losses on top of a meagre income. Most stock have now been sold off, including breeders; house tanks emptied, natural springs stopped flowing, fruit trees started to die and stock water became critically low. Read moreContinue reading
13th November, 18
Working with our local partner, we've built a bore hole to produce a much needed source of clean water and began constructing eco-friendly and sustainable microflush public toilets in various villages Also included in the project is WASH training at various primary schools. The aim is to reduce diseases and deaths associated with water scarcity and lack of sanitation. Over the next 3-4 years we plan to build 2 more bore holes, build a total of 26 sustainable microflush toilets for 26 villages and introduce hygiene training in 3 primary schools and 1 secondary school. Read moreContinue reading
12th November, 18
Our project is great for the environment and great for the community. By installing an efficient rainwater collection system of a roof a church, located strategically within the community, water is collected during the raining season and stored for community usage. Read moreContinue reading
4th November, 18
Pakistan's authorities have struck a deal with a hard-line Islamist party to end a protest over the acquittal of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.
As part of the deal, proceedings will begin to bar Asia Bibi from leaving the country.Continue reading
31st October, 18
A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, a case that has polarised the nation. Read More hereContinue reading
5th October, 18
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.Continue reading
27th September, 18
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 MoreContinue reading