How you can help…
When you see the pain of poverty all around us in the world, it can be overwhelming. You might wonder what you, as one person, can do.
That’s why the Lutheran Church has ALWS – Australian Lutheran World Service – our church’s overseas aid agency. This is how each one of us can have personal involvement in a ministry of service to people who are suffering… while working together so we can be effective, efficient and increase our impact.
There are lots of ways you can help. From a $5 year's supply of porridge at Kakuma Refugee Camp to a $5,500 partnership with an entire it’s up to you! Give an easy regular or send fast action now. Perhaps you’re ready to consider a through your Will, or with a never-to-be-spent donation to the .
Whatever you choose to do, you’ll be hands of love in a world that hurts.
Easy regular giving
There’s a real blessing you experience when you work side-by-side with people over time. You see the changes in their lives you’re part of – especially in a country like Cambodia where many people must survive on $1 a day.
Act Now donation
Your donation now can provide food. Clean water. Clothes. Health-care. Justice. For the hungry. The thirsty. The naked. Sick. Imprisoned. In countries like Sudan, Burundi and Mozambique. Donations are tax-deductible, and carefully monitored by ALWS to make a lasting impact where they’re needed most.
Partner a village
An exciting way for congregations, schools and individuals to make a lasting impact in people’s lives is by partnering a village in Cambodia, which is a part of the overall Cambodia program.
Leave a bequest
One of the most effective ways to keep transforming lives is to leave a bequest in your Will to ALWS. After taking care of your family, this can be the biggest gift you give in your lifetime, and it’s a wonderful way to proclaim the values you hold important.
LLL-ALWS Support Fund
ALWS and LLL have established the LLL-ALWS Support Fund which forms part of the permanent funds of the LLL.
Gifts of Grace
With ALWS Gifts of Grace, each gift you give – from Kitchen Garden to Long Drop Loo, Open Well to Start Fresh Pack – puts others first.
Farmers for Farmers
Your grain will generate farm essentials like improved seed varieties, basic farm tools, Farmer Field Schools in agricultural techniques, farm-start loans for rice-farming or vegetable-growing or raising pigs/chickens/ducks/even fish!