Armenia, Middle East

ARM01 - Vanadzor Poverty Intervention

The city of Vanadzor was a large chemical production city in the Soviet era. In 1988 there was a huge earthquake in the area that killed tens of thousands of people. The area has not recovered and people are living in extreme conditions. There are many living in ramshackle containers, there are many disturbed and uneducated children and families struggling to survive. - Read More

India, Asia

IND17 - Women's Empowerment Programme

Women in these cultures get very few breaks in life, or for that matter, breaks in a day. They are born to work and are all their lives dependent on men. Their identity is always related to a man. As girls they are treated as a burden and they are traded out of the family as soon as possible to save costs. However, if they can contribute to the family income, everything changes! - Read More

India, Asia

IND20 - OMWS - Children's Hostel

S and S are pioneers in community development. One of the components of their work is running a hostel for 16 children. These children are from both sides of the Indo-Bhutan border. Some have no family to care for them, some come from vulnerable families and some have no school in their village so they stay at the hostel during school term.
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Jordan, Middle East

JOR01 - Manara International - Support of Refugees

Manara (Lighthouse) International is based in Amman, Jordan. They find themselves in a strategic place, a place of refuge for many displaced people from around the Middle East. They have a particular focus on refugees who make up almost one third of Jordan's population. Refugees have come in the past from Palestine, Kuwait, Egypt and Iraq and most recently people fleeing the turmoil in Syria have sought refuge in Jordan. Manara works to assist them with counselling, friendship, food, clothing and other basic essentials. - Read More

Kenya, Africa

KEN12 - Recada

Nyamasore is a sandy area and nothing much grows there without irrigation. People were struggling to live and survive so Grace Abanga began a small loan programme. The impact has been incredible. Farmers are now growing vegetables and earning a living from their gardening. - Read More

Mozambique, Africa

MOZ04 - Tarikhi ya Haakhi (The True Way)

There are some places on earth that are hard places, hard to get to, hard to enter and hard to work in. The land of the Koti people is one of those places on earth. The Koti are a group of people with a very basic lifestyle on the coast of Mozambique. Their children grow up in poverty, living in the sand and eating fish. - Read More

Pakistan, Asia

PAK07 - Brilliant Students Scholarship Fund

This partnership sees the establishment of a fund to assist high performing students get other forms of post-secondary school training. Many Christian young people finish school with good grades but because of poverty at home or not knowing the right people they struggle to get jobs. This programme is to bridge that gap, to get them into good institutions and to the front of the employment line. - Read More

Philippines, Asia

PHI07 - ECPM - YMC Campus Ministry Training

ECPM has started a new training programme designed to reach high school and college students in partnership with the local churches that are situated near school campuses. The thrust is to help churches establish campus ministry and at the same time assist them in training their youth leaders. This is a one-year and two-year training programme for teams of youth campus leaders composed of 2 to 3 members. The prospective team members are Christian students studying in the target school. - Read More

South Africa, Africa

RSA03 - Masoyi Home Based Care

Masoyi Home Based Care is the response of Florence Mbokazi and her team to the large numbers of people in the community who are affected by HIV / AIDS. Volunteers visit house bound patients to encourage, assist and care for them. - Read More

Zambia, Africa

ZAM09a - Power Christian Ministry Kalulushi Orphans

Oliver Mulenga and a number of his close friends became concerned at the number of children that were living on the streets of Kalulushi, a town on the Copperbelt of Zambia. Power Christian Ministries (PCM) presently cares for about 38 orphaned and vulnerable children, some of whom used to live on the streets. - Read More