BCT partners with churches and grass-roots Christian organisations which are working to meet the needs of marginalised children in their communities.

We provide advice, support, training where needed, and financial resources. And we listen. We honour our partners’ deep understanding of their own contexts, and we work with them to ensure their programmes are appropriate and maximally effective in serving local children.

We currently have project partners in DR Congo, Rwanda and Zambia. We are also part of the Stop Child Witch Accusations coalition; a group of organisations committed to ending witchcraft accusations against children. Alongside these partnerships, we have created Transformation Resources to enable church and community leaders to address issues affecting local children. We see these resources as a project in themselves.

We and our partners are currently focusing on serving children affected by:

  • disability;
  • HIV;
  • homelessness;
  • abuse of all kinds, and especially arising from accusations of witchcraft.

COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for resource-poor communities. But our partners have risen to these challenges magnificently, providing the most vulnerable of families with food and hygiene products, setting up handwashing stations for street-living children and adapting their usual activities to become COVID-secure. Now the worst of the pandemic is over, out partners are beginning to return to their normal activities, with even greater respect from the communities they serve.

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