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Lent fundraising

This Lent, your church could make double the difference by fundraising for Farm Africa! As part of the UK Aid Match scheme, the UK government will match every pound you raise for our Coffee is Life appeal before 8 May 2019.

Whether you choose to give things up for Lent and donate the money you save, or simply hold a collection for Farm Africa after your Sunday service, every pound you raise will go twice as far to help farmers like Joy build the futures they deserve. 

Coffee is Uganda’s most valuable crop. Yet despite the huge global demand for this little bean, many female coffee farmers like Joy are struggling to provide for their families. They lack the land, tools, training and finance to grow enough coffee and sell it for a fair price. Women typically earn 38% less than men.

Joy knows this all too well. Her coffee farm is her only source of income, yet she earns just 10p for every kilo of coffee she sells. She has just £1.52 a week to feed her children and orphaned grandchildren - less than the price of one cup of coffee in the UK. 

By fundraising for Farm Africa this Lent, your church community could help change that. Give before 8 May 2019 and your donation will be matched by the UK government.

If you have any further questions about fundraising for Farm Africa, or to order your Gift Aid envelopes, please contact us on info@farmafrica.org or 020 7430 0440.