Christadelphian Meal-a-Day

Asia-Pacific

Meal-a-Day is a global charity, providing local support and relief to some of the poorest communities in the world.  Since the 1970s, Meal-a-Day has supported hundreds of sustainable projects around the world, run by members of the local community and their supporters – each helping to overcome the effects of hunger, disease, disability and homelessness and vitally, bringing new hope.

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Our Work

In Asia-Pacific, we have so far reached communities in Afghanistan, Bougainville, Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Timor-Leste. We have also recently established partnerships with local community organisations in Vanuatu and are exploring options in other Asia-Pacific countries such as Bangladesh.
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Our portfolio is currently made up of 7 practical projects across 6 countries in Asia-Pacific, working in partnership with local community organisations on the ground in India, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vanuatu.

WaterHarvest

Rajasthan, India

Providing safe, sustainable drinking water for people and livestock in the Dalit region. Educating villagers in improved water management, sanitation and hygiene practices.

Home of Peace

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Local resident, Justine, established the Home of Peace in 1992 to provide shelter and education for girls from squatter families in and around Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur.

Karen Hill Tribes Trust

North West Thailand

Working in partnership with The Karen Hill-tribes Trust (KHT), we support the provision of school bus transport, improved dormitory facilities and food for children of families who cannot otherwise afford it.

“The Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the blind, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour…”

Jesus Christ - fulfilling the prophecy of Isaiah (61:1-3)
 

Our Mission

Together with the other Meal-a-Day regional teams and local communities, we seek to:

Facilitate self-sufficiency through sustainable ‘down-to-earth’ projects
Help to overcome the effects of hunger, disease, disability, destitution and homelessness
Promote agriculture, clean water, basic health-care and education
Encourage sharing, learning and service to others.

The charity is managed by volunteers who give freely of their time, money and expertise. This also means our administrative costs are very low, so we are able to deliver around 92% of income directly to fund these community projects.

But Why?

Meal-a-Day started out as a UK-registered charity, established in 1976: A small group of Christadelphians from Tamworth, UK assembled with the aim of addressing the needs of others, especially in the developing world.  Around that time, the US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, made a speech concerning the need to try to provide at least “one meal a day” to every person on earth.  This struck a chord with the founding group and so the Meal-a-Day Fund was born.

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Meal-A-Day is partnered with Karen Hill Tribes to provide access to education for children who live in remote villages around the area of Mae Hong Son, Thailand. The remote locations of most Karen communities make it extremely difficult for Karen children to access an education. Only 25% of Karen children in the Mae Hong Son Province finish secondary school. The creation of a sustainable and community-owned bus service increases access to education for Karen children living in 25 villages. You can support this and our other projects by donating at: meal-a-day.asia/donate/ ... See MoreSee Less

Meal-A-Day is partnered with Karen Hill Tribes to provide access to education for children who live in  remote villages around the area of Mae Hong Son, Thailand. The remote locations of most Karen communities make it extremely difficult for Karen children to access an education. Only 25% of Karen children in the Mae Hong Son Province finish secondary school. The creation of a sustainable and community-owned bus service increases access to education for Karen children living in 25 villages. You can support this and our other projects by donating at: https://meal-a-day.asia/donate/

Home of peace supports and educates children rescued from abusive households or from child trafficking. Because of this, photos taken are not allowed to show the children's faces. The house is a school for these children but also a home. We all have a right to feel safe! Money donated to Meal-A-Day helps support these children who deserve better. ... See MoreSee Less

Home of peace supports and educates children rescued from abusive households or from child trafficking. Because of this, photos taken are not allowed to show the childrens faces. The house is a school for these children but also a home. We all have a right to feel safe! Money donated to Meal-A-Day helps support these children who deserve better.

Home of Peace is a project based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main objectives of the home are to tend to the physical and emotional needs of abused, neglected and orphaned children, to ensure these children receive formal education and to equip them to help their families who are still living in poverty stricken areas. Home of Peace currently cares for 19 girls, looking after all of their long-term needs until they are able to sustain themselves. Meal-A-Day's current focus is to fund education for these young girls via a home-schooling program which commenced in 2013. ... See MoreSee Less

Home of Peace is a project based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main objectives of the home are to tend to the physical and emotional needs of abused, neglected and orphaned children, to ensure these children receive formal education and to equip them to help their families who are still living in poverty stricken areas. Home of Peace currently cares for 19 girls, looking after all of their long-term needs until they are able to sustain themselves. Meal-A-Days current focus is to fund education for these young girls via a home-schooling program which commenced in 2013.

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Meal-A-Day is partnered with Karen Hill Tribes to provide access to education for children who live in remote villages around the area of Mae Hong Son, Thailand. The remote locations of most Karen communities make it extremely difficult for Karen children to access an education. Only 25% of Karen children in the Mae Hong Son Province finish secondary school. The creation of a sustainable and community-owned bus service increases access to education for Karen children living in 25 villages. You can support this and our other projects by donating at: meal-a-day.asia/donate/ ... See MoreSee Less

Meal-A-Day is partnered with Karen Hill Tribes to provide access to education for children who live in  remote villages around the area of Mae Hong Son, Thailand. The remote locations of most Karen communities make it extremely difficult for Karen children to access an education. Only 25% of Karen children in the Mae Hong Son Province finish secondary school. The creation of a sustainable and community-owned bus service increases access to education for Karen children living in 25 villages. You can support this and our other projects by donating at: https://meal-a-day.asia/donate/

Home of peace supports and educates children rescued from abusive households or from child trafficking. Because of this, photos taken are not allowed to show the children's faces. The house is a school for these children but also a home. We all have a right to feel safe! Money donated to Meal-A-Day helps support these children who deserve better. ... See MoreSee Less

Home of peace supports and educates children rescued from abusive households or from child trafficking. Because of this, photos taken are not allowed to show the childrens faces. The house is a school for these children but also a home. We all have a right to feel safe! Money donated to Meal-A-Day helps support these children who deserve better.

Home of Peace is a project based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main objectives of the home are to tend to the physical and emotional needs of abused, neglected and orphaned children, to ensure these children receive formal education and to equip them to help their families who are still living in poverty stricken areas. Home of Peace currently cares for 19 girls, looking after all of their long-term needs until they are able to sustain themselves. Meal-A-Day's current focus is to fund education for these young girls via a home-schooling program which commenced in 2013. ... See MoreSee Less

Home of Peace is a project based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The main objectives of the home are to tend to the physical and emotional needs of abused, neglected and orphaned children, to ensure these children receive formal education and to equip them to help their families who are still living in poverty stricken areas. Home of Peace currently cares for 19 girls, looking after all of their long-term needs until they are able to sustain themselves. Meal-A-Days current focus is to fund education for these young girls via a home-schooling program which commenced in 2013.

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