Counting on … day 1.122

16th May 2023

As consumers – as spenders of money – we can choose both what we buy and what to save and what to share. This week is Christian Aid week which raises money to support the most vulnerable communities in the world and increasingly we see these vulnerabilities overlapping with the impact of the climate crisis – whether that is farmers in Malawi who have been subject to abnormal and prolonged storms this year, or farmers in Ethiopia where the unpredictable weather patterns make coffee growing problematic.

We can help through donations, by buying Fair trade products, and by campaigning asking governments and multinational investors to cancel debts.
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Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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