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Responding to Covid-19

By Revd Dave Stedman, CEO

     

Coronavirus is both close to home and far away – but the poorer the nation the greater the risk.

As we immerse ourselves in hand sanitiser, stockpile loo roll and bulk purchase ventilators the plight of our friends in Africa is largely unreported. Ironically, for many in the developing world […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Responding to Covid-19

African Christianity and the Environment

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By Geoff Holder, APF Projects Coordinator

Most charities, mission agencies and international development organisations now recognise that it is essential to account for environmental factors when designing projects and initiatives in Africa. At APF, we’re led by our African partners, aiming to strengthen and support […]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on African Christianity and the Environment

eVitabu Expansion in Western Kenya

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By Rev Daniel Odour Gwara, Western Kenya

Daniel Odour Gwara coordinates Renewal Ministries, an ecumenical gathering of Christian leaders in western Kenya. Daniel attended the first eVitabu stakeholders conference and in 2018 became one of the pilot users. Since then, Daniel has become one of […]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on eVitabu Expansion in Western Kenya

Piggery Project in Uganda

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By Pastor Silver Masiga, Entebbe

Pastor Silver Masiga is Senior Pastor at the House of Transformation Church in Entebbe, Uganda. House of Transformation is a network of independent African churches with congregations in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa as well as in Uganda. He writes:

In […]

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Refugees Returning Home

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By Pastors Alex and Harriet Sokiri, South Sudan

For many of the millions forced to flee their homes due to conflict, returning home concludes an often traumatic time in exile. But often, rebuilding lives and livelihoods is far from easy. Huge challenges await many returnees.
South […]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Refugees Returning Home

Getting the Hump in Kenya

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By Rev Shadrack Koma, Kapsabet

Rev Shadrack Koma is an APF partner serving in the African Inland Church. He lives in Kapsabet in west Kenya with his wife and children. He told us about some of the challenges facing rural pastors in Amaya, Baringo County, […]

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting the Hump in Kenya

UK friends’ and supporters’ online gathering for prayer.

Join our online gathering for friends and supporters by clicking on this link:

We’ll be online from about 9:45 if you’d like to test you mic and speakers.
The call will use Zoom which does not require you to log in or download additional software. 

By |March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UK friends’ and supporters’ online gathering for prayer.

Join APF for an online gathering for prayer and Bible study.

Greetings from the APF UK team.The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is impacting us all and I wanted to reach out to friends and partners in Africa to share how APF is responding.More than 150 nations have confirmed cases. Globally more than 10,000 people have died, over 280 here in the UK (as of this morning). Our […]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Join APF for an online gathering for prayer and Bible study.

Advent evening for APF

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In early December, around 35 people including existing APF supporters and many new contacts attended a fun and informative evening at Holy Innocents’ Church in the Kentish village of Adisham, near Canterbury.

The evening was themed on an African Advent and included a craft sale […]

By |December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Advent evening for APF

A ‘win, win, win!’ partnership model

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By David Stedman (CEO)

An exciting new three-way partnership is being established between St Barbara’s Church, Earlsdon in Coventry Diocese, APF and St Paul’s Theological College in Kapsabet, Kenya.
After visiting St Paul’s Theological College on a trip to Kenya, some members of St Barbara’s Church […]

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