Christian compassion for a hurting world

It all began in 1991 with a vision: to make a difference in the world. Today that vision is a reality for many thousands.

About us

‘Christian Compassion For A Hurting World’
We are a registered charity (no 1086597) based at Much Hoole, near Preston, UK.  We work with Churches and Christian partners across the world and in the UK to relieve suffering through practical aid such as food, clothing and medical supplies.  We also support schools, children’s homes, prison ministry, evangelism, sponsored families, Christian holidays and clubs for children and training courses such as tailoring projects, through our staff in Eastern Europe, West Africa and India.  We also have a network of Charity shops in the UK which support our vital work around the world.

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time for tea

A very big thank you to everyone who has held or attended a ‘Time for Tea’ afternoon tea! We know there are more still to happen, so we hope to be able to share the total raised and how many children this will help to educate and feed in a future news update.

Thank you to all who baked delicious cakes and made countless cups of tea!


Time out for a brew and a chance to make new friends
Garden Party in full swing




International Aid Trust has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 2009 following a visit by Bishop Bernard Cocker the  CEO and Founder.    MORE »



International Aid Trust also carries out work worldwide.



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Bernard Cocker

CEO & Founder

I saw images of pain and suffering that will never leave me and came back to this country with a dream, a vision, to make a difference

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