10 reasons to support Global Care’s Christmas Appeal

1. South Sudan is the world’s newest nation and also one of the most fragile. Decades of war and violence have decimated communities, services, infrastructure and social capacity. In a world of plenty, at a time of year when the developed world indulges to excess, we need to remember those corners of the planet where… Read more »

Building a better society – helping young refugees look ahead

A ground-breaking peace-building initiative working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon has been funded through Global Care’s Children@Risk programme.. The pilot project hoped to provide teenagers and young men and women in their early 20s with important skills needed to help re-build their homeland when the civil war in Syria ends. Four trainers presented a programme of eight sessions… Read more »

Prayer Focus November 2017

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another.” Colossians 3: 12-13a Wednesday 1st – Saturday 4th: This week we pray for our project, and partners New Life Action Foundation Trust, in Kabompo District, North West Zambia On… Read more »

Prayer Focus October 2017

“Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are ill-treated as if you yourselves were suffering.” Hebrews 13:2-3 Sunday 1st – Saturday 7th: This week we pray for our project in Bangladesh, and for projects in Uganda as Head of Operations, Paul Rowell, visits for… Read more »

Christmas Appeal 2017 – South Sudan

Making the Pen mightier than the Sword : Bringing Peace this Christmas Peace-building, teacher-training and improving education are at the heart of Global Care’s 2017 Christmas Appeal, supporting our newest project, in war-torn South Sudan. South Sudan is the world’s newest nation, and one of the world’s most fragile states. Years of war and violence… Read more »

Harvest Appeal 2017

Emergency Feeding in Soroti A single plate of termites is the only meal available for too many children in Soroti, Uganda, right now. Prolonged drought has devastated crops across the district, and left children and families literally scavenging for survival. Fred, our manager in Soroti, came across this little boy just the other day. He… Read more »

Harvesting hope

“I went to visit to Uganda in 2016 as part of a volunteer team with my son Barnie when he was then 16. It was an amazing experience, albeit a challenging one. In Soroti the Global Care staff so warmly welcomed us. We painted the buildings together, attempted to make paper beads for the jewellery… Read more »

The price of a life

Life was already tough for eight-year-old Jemma, when she was involved in a terrible road traffic accident which could have killed her. Jenna lives with her grandmother and five half-sisters, near Kampala, Uganda, in a two-roomed house with a dirt floor. Her father is dead, and her mother is physically and mentally disabled, so her… Read more »