Developing Countries: Christianity:Written question - 67711

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(Ribble Valley)
Asked on: 14 March 2017
Department for International Development
Developing Countries: Christianity
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what financial assistance her Department gives to Christians in developing countries; and what assistance can be given to individual Christians within the criteria set by her Department.
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Answered by: Rory Stewart
Answered on: 21 March 2017

All UK-funded aid is distributed on the basis of need irrespective of race, religion or ethnicity. A very wide range of individuals, across all faiths, benefit from this assistance.

All faith groups can access and receive funding through DFID’s major civil society funding mechanisms: UK Aid Direct and UK Aid Match. Those already in receipt of this funding include: CAFOD, Christian Aid, Samaritans Purse and Habitat for Humanity.

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