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.

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.

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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In the Month of May Christadelphian Meal a Day holds their annual, world-wide appeal called “May We Eat”. You can support us by thinking of ways that you can personally raise money to help others have a sustainable way of life to be able to afford food in order to survive.

To donate go to: meal-a-day.asia/donate/
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In the Month of May Christadelphian Meal a Day holds their annual, world-wide appeal called “May We Eat”. You can support us by thinking of ways that you can personally raise money to help others have a sustainable way of life to be able to afford food in order to survive.

To donate go to:     https://meal-a-day.asia/donate/
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=N4TMVHE8EALWC&source=url

4 weeks ago

Meal-a-Day Fund (Asia-Pacific)

In Sydney?
Join us at Heritage College Sydney on Saturday May 11th for a day of singing, fellowship and praise for all ages, children to adults.
Rehearsals run from 9.30am. We hope many will join us for a cuppa at 6.30pm followed by the PraiSing presentation
around 7pm.
9.30am-5pm Choir rehearsals
1.15pm-5pm Orchestra rehearsals
3.30pm-5pm Kids choir rehearsals
5pm Dinner for participants
6.30pm Audience joins Participants for a cuppa (gold coin donation, ‘real’ coffee can be purchased) 7pm PraiSing
Want to join in?
It's not too late to register for the Choir,
Kids Choir or the Full Orchestra by contacting Nita at nlawrie@optusnet.com.au

A collection will be taken during the PraiSing presentation. All proceeds after costs go to Meal a Day, helping communities in the Asia Pacific region.
... See MoreSee Less

In Sydney?
Join us at Heritage College Sydney on Saturday May 11th for a day of singing, fellowship and praise for all ages, children to adults.
Rehearsals run from 9.30am. We hope many will join us for a cuppa at 6.30pm followed by the PraiSing presentation
around 7pm.
9.30am-5pm Choir rehearsals
1.15pm-5pm Orchestra rehearsals
3.30pm-5pm Kids choir rehearsals
5pm Dinner for participants
6.30pm Audience joins Participants for a cuppa (gold coin donation, ‘real’ coffee can be purchased) 7pm PraiSing
Want to join in?
Its not too late to register for the Choir,
Kids Choir or the Full Orchestra by contacting Nita at nlawrie@optusnet.com.au

A collection will be taken during the PraiSing presentation. All proceeds after costs go to Meal a Day, helping communities in the Asia Pacific region.

Garden for Nutrition programs - Timor Leste - Part 2

Malnutrition continues to be a serious challenge for children in Timor Leste due to lack of basic hygiene, nutrition practices and a lack of access to nutritious food.

CMaD is work with HIAM health to start another project that addresses this issue. The project will:
1. Improve knowledge of nutrition and sanitation practices to combat malnutrition, from immediate interventions to long-term nutrition strategies;
2. Increase access to nutritious food by empowering mothers and their families to maintain and fully use their own nutrition-sensitive climate-smart ‘home kitchen gardens’.
The project will empower a group of specially-selected mothers and their households to pioneer the growing of nutritious, healthy food for family meals, and lead as successful examples in their community.

To support this and similar projects go to: ow.ly/VmGo30nYPj4
... See MoreSee Less

Garden for Nutrition programs - Timor Leste - Part 2

Malnutrition continues to be a serious challenge for children in Timor Leste due to lack of basic hygiene, nutrition practices and a lack of access to nutritious food.

CMaD is work with HIAM health to start another project that addresses this issue. The project will:
1. Improve knowledge of nutrition and sanitation practices to combat malnutrition, from immediate interventions to long-term nutrition strategies;
2. Increase access to nutritious food by empowering mothers and their families to maintain and fully use their own nutrition-sensitive climate-smart ‘home kitchen gardens’.
The project will empower a group of specially-selected mothers and their households to pioneer the growing of nutritious, healthy food for family meals, and lead as successful examples in their community.

To support this and similar projects go to: http://ow.ly/VmGo30nYPj4

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Latest News

Check out our Facebook Page to stay up to date with our latest News & Events.

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

In the Month of May Christadelphian Meal a Day holds their annual, world-wide appeal called “May We Eat”. You can support us by thinking of ways that you can personally raise money to help others have a sustainable way of life to be able to afford food in order to survive.

To donate go to: meal-a-day.asia/donate/
www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=N4TMVHE8EALWC&source=url
... See MoreSee Less

In the Month of May Christadelphian Meal a Day holds their annual, world-wide appeal called “May We Eat”. You can support us by thinking of ways that you can personally raise money to help others have a sustainable way of life to be able to afford food in order to survive.

To donate go to:     https://meal-a-day.asia/donate/
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=N4TMVHE8EALWC&source=url

4 weeks ago

Meal-a-Day Fund (Asia-Pacific)

In Sydney?
Join us at Heritage College Sydney on Saturday May 11th for a day of singing, fellowship and praise for all ages, children to adults.
Rehearsals run from 9.30am. We hope many will join us for a cuppa at 6.30pm followed by the PraiSing presentation
around 7pm.
9.30am-5pm Choir rehearsals
1.15pm-5pm Orchestra rehearsals
3.30pm-5pm Kids choir rehearsals
5pm Dinner for participants
6.30pm Audience joins Participants for a cuppa (gold coin donation, ‘real’ coffee can be purchased) 7pm PraiSing
Want to join in?
It's not too late to register for the Choir,
Kids Choir or the Full Orchestra by contacting Nita at nlawrie@optusnet.com.au

A collection will be taken during the PraiSing presentation. All proceeds after costs go to Meal a Day, helping communities in the Asia Pacific region.
... See MoreSee Less

In Sydney?
Join us at Heritage College Sydney on Saturday May 11th for a day of singing, fellowship and praise for all ages, children to adults.
Rehearsals run from 9.30am. We hope many will join us for a cuppa at 6.30pm followed by the PraiSing presentation
around 7pm.
9.30am-5pm Choir rehearsals
1.15pm-5pm Orchestra rehearsals
3.30pm-5pm Kids choir rehearsals
5pm Dinner for participants
6.30pm Audience joins Participants for a cuppa (gold coin donation, ‘real’ coffee can be purchased) 7pm PraiSing
Want to join in?
Its not too late to register for the Choir,
Kids Choir or the Full Orchestra by contacting Nita at nlawrie@optusnet.com.au

A collection will be taken during the PraiSing presentation. All proceeds after costs go to Meal a Day, helping communities in the Asia Pacific region.

Garden for Nutrition programs - Timor Leste - Part 2

Malnutrition continues to be a serious challenge for children in Timor Leste due to lack of basic hygiene, nutrition practices and a lack of access to nutritious food.

CMaD is work with HIAM health to start another project that addresses this issue. The project will:
1. Improve knowledge of nutrition and sanitation practices to combat malnutrition, from immediate interventions to long-term nutrition strategies;
2. Increase access to nutritious food by empowering mothers and their families to maintain and fully use their own nutrition-sensitive climate-smart ‘home kitchen gardens’.
The project will empower a group of specially-selected mothers and their households to pioneer the growing of nutritious, healthy food for family meals, and lead as successful examples in their community.

To support this and similar projects go to: ow.ly/VmGo30nYPj4
... See MoreSee Less

Garden for Nutrition programs - Timor Leste - Part 2

Malnutrition continues to be a serious challenge for children in Timor Leste due to lack of basic hygiene, nutrition practices and a lack of access to nutritious food.

CMaD is work with HIAM health to start another project that addresses this issue. The project will:
1. Improve knowledge of nutrition and sanitation practices to combat malnutrition, from immediate interventions to long-term nutrition strategies;
2. Increase access to nutritious food by empowering mothers and their families to maintain and fully use their own nutrition-sensitive climate-smart ‘home kitchen gardens’.
The project will empower a group of specially-selected mothers and their households to pioneer the growing of nutritious, healthy food for family meals, and lead as successful examples in their community.

To support this and similar projects go to: http://ow.ly/VmGo30nYPj4

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