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Where we work

Christian Aid Ireland works with people living in poverty in some of the poorest communities around the world.

Christian Aid works with some of the world's most vulnerable communities in 37 countries globally in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Christian Aid Ireland has a special focus on 22 core developing countries, where we concentrate our efforts to best effect.

Theme of work

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Christian Aid in Afghanistan

Christian Aid (CAID) has worked in Afghanistan for more than three decades under four different regimes.

Christian Aid in Bangladesh

Christian Aid has been working in Bangladesh since 1972. Some of the areas we work are resilient livelihoods, disaster risk reduction and inclusion.

Christian Aid in Brazil

Christian Aid has been working in Brazil since the late 1970s to reduce inequality, strive for justice.

Christian Aid in Burkina Faso

We have been working in the Sahel region of West Africa since the 1970s. The programme began with a humanitarian focus and now includes advocacy work.

Christian Aid in Burundi

We've been working in Burundi since 1995, initially providing humanitarian assistance following the Rwandan genocide, but now focusing on development.

Christian Aid in Colombia

Christian Aid has been working with partners in Colombia on tackling violence and building peace for more than 20 years.

Christian Aid in El Salvador

We work with our partners in El Salvador to empower marginalised communities to demand tax justice, accountability and protection of human rights.

Christian Aid in Ethiopia

Christian Aid has worked in Ethiopia for more than 30 years, initially responding to emergencies, but gradually moving to long-term development.

Christian Aid in Guatemala

We work with partner organisations to address Guatemala's economic inequality, help communities prepare for natural disasters and reduce conflict.

Christian Aid in Haiti

We have supported partners on the island of Hispaniola since the 1980s. Together we work with the most poor and marginalised people in Haiti.

Christian Aid in Honduras

We've been working in Honduras since 1997 helping communities prepare for disasters, grow small business, and advocate for tax reforms.

Christian Aid in India

Christian Aid has supported local organisations in India for more than five decades.

Christian Aid in Iraq

We have been helping Syrian refugees in Iraq since 2013 and meeting the needs of those internally displaced by ongoing conflict in the country.

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (IoPt)

Christian Aid has been working with the poorest people in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (IoPt) since the early 1950s.

Christian Aid in Kenya

In Kenya we focus on resilience, right to health services, tax justice and good and accountable governance at both a county and national level.

Christian Aid in Lebanon

Working with five long-term local partners throughout the country, Christian Aid’s strategy has been to tackle the root causes of poverty.

Christian Aid in Malawi

Christian Aid has been working in Malawi for almost 20 years. Our projects have focused mainly on resilience, disaster risk response and health.

Christian Aid in Myanmar

Christian Aid has worked in Myanmar for more than 30 years in partnership with civil society and faith-based organisations, helping to build thriving and resilient communities.