From Our CEO

It was inevitable that our world would emerge from the pandemic with the most vulnerable suffering the worst aftershocks. But we were all likely naïve about the possibility of emerging into a ‘polycrisis’ of severe and mutually reinforcing events and contexts. Devastatingly, the confluence of COVID, rising conflict, climate change and the escalation of inflation—in some cases occurring in previously relatively stable environments—now means that previous expectations that we would eliminate extreme poverty and end hunger by 2030 seem unlikely.

In such times as these, the work of our local Christian Partners is of heightened importance. We thank God for this work over this last financial year—resulting in 781,528 lives impacted through our international programming initiatives.

We are a global community of people, doing great work, on a foundation of great faith. To God be the glory!

-Melissa Lipsett, Baptist World Aid CEO

Melissa Lipsett
Your Impact


Together, we’ve helped over 781, 528 people!

You ensured that even more people can enjoy the fullness of life God intends.





Local Christian Partners




Local Communities




People Impacted*

*Number of people impacted includes those impacted directly and indirectly through the program and projects

Child & Youth Led Programs


We continue to invest in children across all areas of our programming.

Because of your generosity, we were able to reach a total of 314,332 children this financial year.



directly impacted by the work of our local Christian partners.



including children adopting positive health practices.


children & youth

actively participating in decision making in the household, school or community level.

Thriving Communities


We supported 35 Christian Partner organisations, implementing quality community development programming.

We supported the organisational development of our local Christian Partners in financial sustainability, increasing gender equality, disability and social inclusion, and strengthening child safeguarding.

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now with access to financial services.

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reporting an increase in their household income.

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particularly the vulnerable and marginalised, overcoming barriers (including social, physical and legal) to gain access to services.

Who we are

Our Vision

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

Our Mission

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Building partnerships to generate lasting solutions to global poverty.

Our Values

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We are called. We are caring. We are together. We are innovative. We are dedicated.

We couldn’t have done it without you


Thank You!

With your support, we partner with local organisations overseas, for a world without poverty. Thank you for giving generously and partnering with us in FY2023.

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