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Jersey Overseas Aid give thousands in grants
Jersey Overseas Aid
Jersey Overseas Aid gave 130,000 in September

The Jersey Overseas Aid Commission gave away nearly £130,000 worth of aid in September 2010.

The commission agreed to send money to aid projects in Africa and Asia, funding a total of five projects.

Oxfam will be given £30,000 towards aid in Niger, which is one of the poorest countries in the world, to help people cope with a drought and food crisis.

Christian Aid, which is doing work to help the poor in India will be given £30,000 by the commission.

A total of £55,000 will contribute towards work in Ethiopia and Senegal via World Vision.

World Vision has several community health and AIDS prevention programmes in the area.

And £14,000 will be sent to Island Aid for World Children, a Jersey-based charity which helps to build schools and clinics in Ghana.


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