Category: “SHARE” 226

“SHARE” 226 – Church and Community Mobilisation

Articles of this issue LOCAL CHURCHES—THE LOCAL POWER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Written and edited by: Tsun Wan Yan, Jojo Poon The act of poverty alleviation often gives the impression of aid workers carrying with them gifts of livestock and funds sponsoring children and their education to some remote villages. However, have you ever considered that the local churches are better suited in bringing continued and sustainable development and support to the people in need? To address the root causes of poverty for the poor, we must help the poor learn how to fish instead of relying on outsiders’ help. To prevent dependency on foreign aid, which would consequently hinder community growth, the average span of a development project

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