ADRA is training community health workers across the Tibetan Plateau in Western China to offer home visits in a desert region with little healthcare. ADRA China plans to triple the number of women and newborns receiving services over the next five years. [photo courtesy ADRA International]
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is a global non-governmental organization providing sustainable community development and disaster relief without regard to political or religious association, age, gender, race or ethnicity. The humanitarian arm of the Adventist Church protects the vulnerable, supports families, promotes health, provides food and water and responds to emergencies worldwide.
ADRA works in more than 120 countries worldwide, working in harmony with a broad array of cultures, traditions and faiths
ADRA publishes its Really Useful Gift Catalog each year for Adventists who choose to support development projects during the holidays
Adventists believe the Bible gives the church a mandate to minister to the underprivileged