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Use our special carol in your Christmas worship, and stand with mums facing impossible choices this season

‘The Lord is coming, don’t lose heart, be blest, prepare the way!’

Dirty water or none at all? No mum should have to face this impossible choice.

Carols with the neighbours, or hot chocolate by the fire? 

Presents in stockings, or under the tree? 

Dirty water, or not a drop to drink? 

At Christmastime, we all have dozens of choices to make. Some might be difficult, but few will compare to the impossible choice of drinking dirty water or none at all.  

No mum should have to face this impossible choice. But this injustice is a reality for many caring for families on the frontline of the climate crisis.  

Together, we can pray for loving mums facing impossible choices as they raise their children. 

We'd love to know if you'll be singing our carol this Christmas - contact us: Belfast | Dublin

When out of poverty is born, sung by Kima Otung

Musician Kima Otung performs 'When out of Poverty is Born' (inspired by Mark 1:3), written for Christian Aid by Kathy Galloway.

When out of poverty is born- Scratch Choir

A short video of Christian Aid Scotland Scratch Choir singing the hymn 'When out of poverty is born.'

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