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Christian Aid Week is now over, but our virtual envelope remains well and truly open for donations! Our supporter Ken Pattison tells us he's cycled 154 miles in the week in support of Christian Aid and to prompt his donation.

Holy Trinity Westbury on Trym has a long history of support for Christian Aid, and Christian Aid Week. Like Christian Aid we believe we have a mission to lift people of all faiths and none out of poverty.

No mum should have the heart-breaking choice of which child to educate and which one will miss out on their dreams. 

No hardworking young person should be forced to give up on education, locking them into poverty.

We dream of a better world. We want every child to be able to have the education they need to break free of poverty. We imagine a future where crops are not flattened by cyclones and washed away by floods.

Together, we can help people secure a better future for their families, giving them the chance to fulfill their potential.

With your help, we can make dreams come true around the world. We won’t stop until everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.

£10 could pay for a 2kg bag of seeds to plant pigeon peas – a hardy, drought-resistant crop.

£50 could provide pigeon pea seeds and farming tools for a family.

£100 could help provide a business training session, helping farmers to secure higher, fairer prices for their crops.


How your money helps

Poverty pushed Aline to the brink. She was abused, homeless and hungry. But Aline pushed back harder. With Christian Aid funded small business training, she achieved what had seemed impossible, a vital income for her and her children.

Fundraising this Christian Aid Week will ensure more people in Burundi get the skills and knowledge they need to push back against the inhumanity of poverty.

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Aline Nibogora is pushing back against extreme poverty in Makamba Province, Burundi by raising the living conditions of her community with the support of Christian Aid. Credit: Ndacayisaba Epitace
Aline Nigobora stands in front of her home, She wears a pink top and green skirt and is looking in the camera with a neutral expression