Generous donors break ADRA record

Florence has tripled her crop yield as a result of an ADRA project in Malawi. Photo: Sandra Henri Photography

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Generous donors have contributed to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia receiving its largest ever total during the agency’s end-of-financial year appeal.

The total amount donated tallied $A996,758, just short of the $1 million target.
ADRA Australia chief executive Mark Webster described the final figure as “incredible”.

“Such an amazing result means thousands more people will flourish in Australia and overseas,” Mr Webster said.

ADRA’s campaign highlighted projects improving food security and drought resilience in Africa.

“Your generosity will empower more farmers like Florence to learn new agriculture techniques to adapt to a changing climate and grow enough healthy food for her family.

“To those who gave generously, thank you so much. The impacts of your gift will be felt for generations to come.

End of financial year bar graph: 2012 to 2017.

The total received this year exceeded last year’s figure by more than $40,000.

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