The Bishops’ Appeal Harvest Newsletter is now available with stories of how your giving is making a difference in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
In particular, the newsletter highlights support for:
– maize farming cooperatives in Burundi, from the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross;
– ante–natal care and education in Burkina Faso;
– vulnerable people in Lebanon left at greater risk following the Beirut explosion;
– training and equipment for farmers in Nepal who were formerly bonded labourers;
– people struggling with the Covid–19 pandemic and lockdown in Uganda.
Two resources for Harvest are also promoted:
– a reflection from Bishops’ Appeal, (which mentions the Great Green Wall initiative, endorsed by the Archbishops of Armagh in their Christmas broadcast last year); and
– Tearfund Ireland’s all-age Harvest service pack based their work in Ethiopia, which is partly funded by Bishops’ Appeal.
Check out the video below for inspiration and encouragement: