Bishops’ Appeal Harvest Newsletter

Wednesday September 23rd 2020

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:

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