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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 Bolivia

We've been working in Bolivia for more than 30 years with the most vulnerable and marginalised communities in the Amazon region.

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 Egypt

We work across the Middle East, with programme work spanning Egypt, Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria

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 Ghana

In Ghana we work to significantly improve the lives of poor and marginalised men and women and bring about a fair and just society.

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 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 Niger

We work with local partners in Niger as part of our wider work across the Sahel including running feeding centres and helping improve farming methods.

Christian Aid in Nigeria

Christian Aid has been working in Nigeria since 2003 for a just, equitable and peaceful Nigerian society, where poverty has been eradicated.

Christian Aid in Senegal

Our work in Senegal is part of our humanitarian work across the Sahel region, include helping with farming and improving access to education.

Christian Aid in Syria

Christian Aid is working with our partners in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Europe, providing support to some of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees.

Christian Aid in the Dominican Republic

Christian Aid has supported partners on the island of Hispaniola since the 1980s.

Christian Aid in the Philippines

Christian Aid’s work in the Philippines focuses on resilience and justice to address the persistent poverty and inequality aggravated by disasters.

Christian Aid in Zambia

Our Joint Country Programme (JCP) was established in 2011 to challenge the structural barriers to development and ensure the human rights of Zambians.

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 Guatemala

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