“When I am here the world is beautiful…”

I want to help Seven year-old *Rima’s father was a soldier in the Syrian army. One day a militant group in their home town of Daraa stopped him, took him to the desert and shot him. Rima’s terrified mum fled to Damascus with her six children. He’d always told her ‘go to Damascus’. So now … Read more …

Winter Prayer Focus 2019-2020

I want to help “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Sunday 1st – Saturday 7th: This week we pray for our Christmas appeal … Read more …

What is Poverty?

I want to help What is poverty? A simple answer defines poverty as not having enough resources to meet your minimum needs. But that’s a dry definition which distances us from the human reality. Living in poverty is fear, hunger, untreated sickness, uncertainty and insecurity. Waking up every day feeling hopeless, powerless and trapped by … Read more …

World Leaders and World Problems

I want to help What a privilege, encouragement and a challenge to listen to Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, speak at the RISING Forum, a peace conference in Coventry’s beautiful Cathedral this morning. A privilege because we don’t often have the opportunity to listen to world leaders right here in the heart of … Read more …

Prayer Focus November 2019

I want to help “I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. Show the wonder of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes”  Psalm 17: 6-7 Friday 1st – Saturday 9th: This … Read more …

Newsbrief Winter 2019

I want to help In this issue: Take action to help children in Syria, find out why our name  ‘Global Care’ now has a double meaning, enjoy the adventures of our volunteer teams and read the stories of children around the world!

Stand With You

I want to help Around the world in 60 seconds… a short video offering a moving glimpse of Global Care’s work, changing the world one child at a time.   

Climate Crisis: Poorest Hit Hardest

I want to help There’s a measure of tragic irony in the fact that, for years, we’ve had to explain to people that even though we’re called Global Care we are about children, not the environment… and now we are learning that caring about children also, increasingly, means caring about the environment. The poorest are … Read more …

Christmas Appeal 2019

I want to help Thanks to everyone who gave in the Big Give Christmas Challenge. Match funding is no longer available, however gifts to our Christmas Appeal are still very much appreciated. Please read on! Syria was once one of the most educated countries in the Middle East and standards of living were generally good. … Read more …

“Breaking the Yoke of Illiteracy”

I want to help Step back to 2006, when Global Care began a partnership with a grassroots Christian group supporting education in southern Ethiopia… Using classrooms made of sticks and thatch, our new partners offered children a two-year pre-school programme in three rural and semi-rural areas, where school attendance was low, and attainment lower. Children … Read more …