UnitingWorld: Relief and Development Unit

UnitingWorld Relief and Development Unit (the Unit) is the international development and relief agency of the Uniting Church in Australia.

The Unit works with partners across Africa, Asia and the Pacific to assist their partners to alleviate poverty, build peace, provide emergency relief and develop their institutional capacity and the capacity of their communities.

The Unit supports partners to develop projects in the areas of WASH, education, vocational training, health, livelihood, agriculture and food security, peace building and emergency response.

The Unit is fully accredited with the Australian Agency for international Development (AusAID), is a member of the Australian Council for international Development (ACFID) and a signatory to the ACFID Code of Conduct.

Member News

18 Aug 2015
UnitingWorld is working in partnership with the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga (FWCT) to establish local kindergartens to increase the quality of children’s education. Kindergartens help young children become accustomed [...]
The fight for independence in Timor Leste (East Timor) left the country’s infrastructure battered, including health care. Health standards are poor in Timor Leste with only one doctor per 10,000 [...]
Most of the population of Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea live a traditional lifestyle.  Many are living below the poverty line with few opportunities for employment or enterprise. [...]
18 Aug 2012
Blindness due to cataracts is the most frequent cause of blindness in developing countries and affects many children. Fiji is not spared from this debilitating health issue. Access to facilities [...]