Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.
Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid has a vision - an end to poverty - and we believe that vision can become a reality.
We work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. We are part of a wider movement for social justice.
We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
We are an agency of our churches in Britain and Ireland and are mandated to work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication. Christian Aid’s work is founded on Christian faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust world through charity – a practical love and care for our neighbours.
Christian Aid aims to:
- To expose the scandal of poverty
- To help in practical ways to root it out from the world
- To challenge and change structures and systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised.
Established: December 1945
Registered Charity Number: 1105851
Phone number: 020 7523 4444
Address: 35 Lower Marsh SE1 7RLView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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