Blessing of Tangible Love

Interserve is a global community of ordinary Christians who believe that God Loves the World deeply. Your gift supports doctors, teachers, baristas, accountants, carpenters, musicians, entrepreneurs, community development workers and more; working in Asia, the Arab World and among diaspora in Australia. We prioritise locally-led projects, meeting needs and building capacity among the most marginalised…

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Love Restores

The environment we live in has a dramatic impact on our wellbeing. Your support helps rural communities and the urban poor tackle environmental challenges that directly affect them. Our workers are involved in sustainable coffee farming and secure food production, and even conversations around the backyard veggie patch. Your donation will help provide advice and…

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Love Understands

Your donation helps young people express themselves, build respect and appreciation for one another, and find common ground. Interserve cross-cultural workers are: training Australian young people in intercultural dialogue, creating employment opportunities where people from different backgrounds can work together, forming partnerships, and teaching cross-cultural skills. You’ll help create spaces where Love is made tangible,…

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Love Risks

We know local believers are the best people to reach out to their neighbours in faith and in action. That’s why we support pastors to give good teaching and grassroots theology education. Our shared vision is authentic, growing faith that gives selflessly. Your gift supports ‘Training in Context’ so passionate believers can learn together, and…

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Love Dignifies

There are more refugees in the world today than ever before. Most of the refugees in the world are asylum seekers fleeing war and persecution. Your support provides a place of rest, hospitality and healing, with opportunities for language learning, upskilling and work, advocacy and community. Help people heal from the trauma of conflict, loss…

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Love Heals

Yes, I want people in remote and poor communities to have access to health care! Interserve equips, supports and sends Australian health professionals into diverse settings, providing primary care and training for local clinicians. Motivated by Christ’s heart of compassion, we provide loving care for the whole person and family. Your donation provides for accessible,…

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Love Respects

Your donation supports women and men to overcome violence and abuse, and to work with communities where women feel broken, hurt and unseen. Interserve counsellors, social workers, advisors and advocates are involved in: women’s shelters and safe houses, child safety training and cultural change, counselling and reconciliation within communities, mentoring men, modelling healthy relationships, equipping…

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Emergency food relief in a conflict zone

In 2020, generous donors like you have helped provide almost 1000 food baskets to desperate and vulnerable families in a conflict zone in the Arab world. With ongoing food security issues due to conflict, these communities continue to need help. We’ve set a new goal: 1000 food baskets before end of 2021. Ongoing armed conflict…

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One step. A tapestry of God-written stories.

The year 2021 marks 40 years on a cross-cultural journey that God has invited Cathy to walk. That first step in 1981 led to forty years of walking alongside others, having Cathy’s story woven together with others in a living tapestry and testimony to God’s goodness, faithfulness and transforming hand. To celebrate God’s goodness –…

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Love Heals: Healthcare for people in remote or poor communities

Yes, I want people in remote and poor communities to have access to health care! Interserve equips, supports and sends Australian health professionals into diverse settings, providing primary care and training for local clinicians. Motivated by Christ’s heart of compassion, we provide loving care for the whole person and family. Your donation provides for accessible,…

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Love Dignifies: Walking with refugees and asylum seekers

There are more refugees in the world today than ever before. Most of the refugees in the world are asylum seekers fleeing war and persecution. Your support provides a place of rest, hospitality and healing, with opportunities for language learning, upskilling and work, advocacy and community. Help people heal from the trauma of conflict, loss…

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Love Understands: People from different backgrounds building mutual respect

Your donation helps young people express themselves, build respect and appreciation for one another, and find common ground. Interserve cross-cultural workers are: training Australian young people in intercultural dialogue, creating employment opportunities where people from different backgrounds can work together, forming partnerships, and teaching cross-cultural skills. You’ll help create spaces where Love is made tangible,…

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Love Risks: Equipping followers of Jesus to live out their faith

We know local believers are the best people to reach out to their neighbours in faith and in action. That’s why we support pastors to give good teaching and grassroots theology education. Our shared vision is authentic, growing faith that gives selflessly. Your gift supports ‘Training in Context’ so passionate believers can learn together, and…

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Love Restores: Taking action for a healthy environment

The environment we live in has a dramatic impact on our wellbeing. Your support helps rural communities and the urban poor tackle environmental challenges that directly affect them. Our workers are involved in sustainable coffee farming and secure food production, and even conversations around the backyard veggie patch. Your donation will help provide advice and…

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Love Respects: Women and men overcoming abuse

Your donation supports women and men to overcome violence and abuse, and to work with communities where women feel broken, hurt and unseen. Interserve counsellors, social workers, advisors and advocates are involved in: women’s shelters and safe houses, child safety training and cultural change, counselling and reconciliation within communities, mentoring men, modelling healthy relationships, equipping…

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Emergency food relief in a conflict zone

Since the start of this year, generous donors like you have helped provide 545 food baskets to desperate and vulnerable families in a conflict zone in the Arab world. Click here to see footage of recipients from our trusted local partners who distributed these baskets. But since COVID-19 has arrived, these communities continue to need help. We’ve…

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Emergency food relief in a conflict zone 2019

Ongoing armed conflict is the main driver of this food insecurity, limiting people’s ability to access the food they need to survive. The conflict has precipitated an economic collapse that has further exacerbated the food security crisis. Food prices have sky-rocketed, compounded by reduced access. Unemployment rates have also soared, leaving basic foods unaffordable for…

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Community Centre for Refugees

How does an individual, a family and a community begin to heal from trauma? What does it look like for people to flourish after profound suffering and displacement? At present, there are more than four million registered displaced people living in our country in West Asia, primarily from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, and Somalia. While…

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Connect Street Work

Most problems don’t have simple answers. They require long-term, far reaching and ultimately loving responses. Most problems don’t settle for only affecting an individual but permeate into the lives of families and communities. Life can get complicated and messy. But God calls us into these places. In the poor areas of Phnom Penh, drug use…

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Rok Kern local team member

Many vulnerable children live in orphanages in Cambodia, often because people genuinely believe it is the best thing for them. Sadly, research tells us the opposite is true. Children can face long-term negative effects from living in an institution and as a result of “voluntourism”. As one of the largest family-based care NGOs in Cambodia,…

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Finding Treasure: Romans

Imagine a very young local church in an unsympathetic context, where many have believed but both leaders and people are at very early stages of understanding the faith. How helpful it would be to have some helpful Bible commentaries. In this project we have been publishing the very accessible New Testament for Everyone commentaries by…

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What I need for winter

A white Christmas might sound appealing for those of us sweating through the Aussie summer, but the reality for many of the millions of refugees and people seeking asylum in our country in West Asia is that winter is a particularly challenging time of year. The mercury stays below zero for weeks, even months at…

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New ways of thinking

The recent surge in availability of cheap smartphones and the expansion of mobile networks has meant that many Arabic speaking people, particularly in less affluent, more populous countries like Egypt and Yemen, have skipped computers and moved straight to smart phones and almost universal uptake of social media. In fact, the uprisings of the Arab…

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Nobody’s a stranger

Today’s children will become adults of a truly culturally-diverse world. Already, schools are witnessing challenges that can lead to exclusion and depression for new students arriving from overseas. Kids aren’t mean, they often just don’t know how to engage in their changing world. School students desperately need to grow in their understanding of intercultural issues;…

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Finding Treasure: Acts

Imagine a very young local church in an unsympathetic context, where many have believed but both leaders and people are at very early stages of understanding the faith. How helpful it would be to have some helpful Bible commentaries. In this project we have been publishing the very accessible New Testament for Everyone commentaries by…

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