From Christian Aid:

Bibi has lived under the shadow of war in Afghanistan for a long time. ‘We were forced to leave home and we lost everything.’ Despite Bibi’s severe hardship and hunger, she is determined that her children will prosper. Echoing the hope of Mary’s Magnificat, she says: ‘I want a bright future for my children. I want them to be educated.’ …

This 1 December, we’re inviting churches across Scotland to lift their voices in song and raise life-changing funds to help mothers break free from poverty.

Carols for Christian Aid guide and resources

The resources at the link above include the ‘Christian Aid Carol’, ‘When out of poverty is born’, which was written by Co-leader of the Iona Community and Former Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Kathy Galloway.

A beautiful and moving version of ‘When out of poverty is born’, sung by Christian Aid folk, here:



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