Impact 
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For a world where poverty has ended and all people enjoy the fullness of life God intends.

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Your impact in 2018

Real impact… thanks to your generosity.


The need in our world today is as vast as it is constant. Rohingya refugees continue to flee the violence of their homeland, Myanmar, treading the treacherous journey to Bangladesh. Tsunami and earthquake survivors in Indonesia are still reeling, plagued by enduring grief and fear. And for countless families across the globe who are living in extreme poverty, every day brings with it a new struggle to stay alive.

This year, your generosity has directly impacted 332,391 of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Amid this broken world, you are making a real difference. And your love shines brightly through the darkness. Your faithful acts of generosity have meant that 2018 has also been a year marked by real impact and incredible change… for 332, 391 people! Thank you!

In 2018, your generosity reached
2
countries
67
projects
112,348
households
332,378
people

Thank you for filling this world with the light and love of Jesus!

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Your generous gifts in action!


In 2018, your gifts helped mums like Rith create brighter futures for their family… and their community!
42 local Christian partners in the field.
Thank you for releasing the global church to be the love of God in action.
6,252 community groups… for all ages!
Thank you for strengthening relationships so communities can build change that lasts.
46,397 children are attending school.
Thank you for helping mums and dads to provide for their precious children.
Reaching the vulnerable.

When you give to Baptist World Aid, you can be sure that your generosity is making a big difference for some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Yan
Yan’s life was already a constant struggle. Then her husband fell sick – too sick to work. With your support, Yan received training to grow her income. This year, your generosity blessed 135,286 women like Yan… and their families!
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Sima
With the support of an Australian sponsor, Sima learned about health and hygiene… now she wants to be a nurse! This year, your generosity blessed 110,512 children, including 110,512 sponsored children like Sima.
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Unia
Unia is a Rohingya refugee. Her son was killed as they fled Myanmar. With your support, the heartbroken family received emergency relief in Bangladesh. This year, your generosity provided life-saving support for 13,324 people like Unia in crisis.
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Be Love. End Poverty.

A movement that’s passionate about justice and compassion…


From launching the Ethical Fashion Guide in your Sunday services, to the advocacy of your leaders in Canberra at Converge 2018, the Australian Baptist movement has had a busy year!
Be open

14,920 Australian supporters choosing to Be love and end poverty.

Be vocal

60 grassroots Catalyst Groups calling for justice in their local communities.

Be generous

600 Australian Baptist churches supporting the world’s poorest people.

Be fair

47,926 Australians shopping fairly with our 2018 Ethical Fashion Guide.

Be prayerful

53 Churches supporting families in 5 countries in prayer and partnership.

“You are the light of the world… let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your father in heaven.” – Mathew 5: 14 – 16.

Thank you for making 2018 such a wonderful year!