Manna House recruitment

Manna House – a charity that offers advice and support services around housing and benefits for homeless or vulnerable people in the South Lakes area – are currently looking to recruit new Trustees to their Board. They are moving into another exciting period, settling into their first custom-designed premises at the Stephenson Centre on Ann […]

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CTIC – Celebrating Together

Rooted and Grounded in Love CT 2016 with workshop detail Rooted and Grounded in Love booking form As we are rapidly approaching September we wanted to take this opportunity to promote this year’s Celebrating Together event which will be held on Saturday 17 September 2016, between 10am and 4pm, at Ambleside. This year’s theme is […]

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Stories For Change 62

BANGLADESH Shushilan, a newer Christian Aid partner, is supporting communities in Satkira District in South West Bangladesh to rebuild their lives after Cyclone Aila which struck in May 2009. The main areas of work are restoring livelihoods, providing people who lost their homes with housing, and engaging with the local government on climate change adaptation. Shushilan […]

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Stories For Change 61

Wishing you all a justice filled New Year every blessing from Commitment for Life BANGLADESH Elevated concrete storm shelters, built along Bangladesh’s coast, have over the decades dramatically reduced the once catastrophic number of people killed by cyclones in the low-lying country. But population growth, poor maintenance of some of the existing shelters and a […]

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Stories For Change 60

BANGLADESH Who put the Sluice gate in the wrong place? Joyanta Adhikari, Director of Christian Aid partner, The Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB) recently visited Commitment for Life Churches. He told this story of how a People’s Forum (PF), formed as part of their Comprehensive Poverty Reduction Programme, had really transformed people’s lives […]

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Stories For Change 57

ZIMBABWE Highfield Uniting Presbyterian Church is situated in a high density area on the outskirts of Harare. On every street corner you find people selling basic food such as tomatoes and onions which they have grown on the land around their homes. Mothers can be found, with their children, sitting all day under trees trying […]

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Stories For Change 56

BANGLADESH Sharifa Begum from Kaligram in Mohanpur Upazilla got married when she was in class ten at school. In 1997 she became a member of Smrity Forum of The Christian Commission for Development in Bangladesh (CCDB). At that time literacy rate in that area was very poor and there was no one suitable to be […]

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