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Where do we work

As part of the ACT Alliance, Act for Peace works with local organisations around the world, saving lives when disaster strikes and helping to build long-term change. Click on the map above or list of countries below to find out more about some of our work.

  • Afghanistan

    Act for Peace is improving education opportunities for Afghanistan’s girls, working through its partner Church World Service Pakistan/Afghanistan (CWS-P/A) to open up opportunities for young women.

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  • Australia

    Our work within Australia has focused on those who have been pushed to the margins of our society both socially and economically. In particular we provide assistance to indigenous Australians and refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

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  • Ethiopia

    Together with the DICAC and RRAD we provide access to health services and education to refugees in camps and urban settlements.

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  • Indonesia & West Papua

    Act for Peace support partners in West Papua to provide training to West Papuans that provides empowerment, raised awareness of HIV/AIDS and skills to promote economic development.

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  • Israel/Palestine

    The longstanding blockade of Gaza continues to stifle economic growth and development for 1.7 million people and conflict around border areas perpetuates a climate of fear.

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  • Myanmar/Burma

    The people of Myanmar have lived through decades of conflict. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homeland for neighbouring Thailand, and now live in refugee camps along the Thailand–Myanmar border.

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  • Pakistan

    Act for Peace is working with its partner Church World Services Pakistan to provide direct health services to the chronically under-resourced health sector of Shangla Province in Pakistan.

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  • Philippines

    Act for Peace continues to support our long-term partners there in reducing clan warfare through promoting mutual understanding between Muslims and Christians in the Philippines.

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  • Sri Lanka

    We support internally displaced people and refugees in Sri Lanka and in India to ensure they will have the support and skills to rebuild their lives when they return home.

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  • Syria

    In Syria Act for Peace is providing vital humanitarian assistance, health awareness programs and educational support for families affected by conflict.

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  • Tonga

    Act for Peace is involved in a Disaster Risk Reduction project which has been rolled out in Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.

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  • Vanuatu

    Act for Peace has worked with partners in Vanuatu to improve governance and service delivery nationally and locally and train local communities to effectively prepare for natural disasters.

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  • Zimbabwe

    Together with Christian Care we provide food aid and food security to the farming community in Zimbabwe.

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With your help, we’re transforming communities across the world – protecting and saving lives when disaster hits, and helping people build lasting change.

When people across the world come together and take action, huge changes are possible. So, whether you campaign, fundraise, donate or volunteer, you’ll be joining thousands of others who want to help build a better world.

We act for peace, especially by assisting the most conflict and disaster affected communities to be safe.