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04 July 2008


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Our work abroad
I am writing for those Friends who believe that charity begins at home and who want centrally managed work to concentrate on supporting Local Meetings in their work within their local communities
  • When Friends are working effectively where they live and when that work is seen as the direct result of belonging to a worshipping community, people are more likely to become interested in experiencing that worship

  • We all know that many of the worst human rights abuses around the world – wars, famines, slave labour, spread of treatable diseases and poverty – are all worsened by the exploitation of richer countries
  • We all know about the impact of our arms trade; our power over debtor countries; our control of world trade; our heavy use of the world's resources; and our major impact on climate change, which will be most destructive to the poorest countries

  • John Myhill & Roger Hill

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