6th March 2020

World Day of Prayer

Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk


The National Committee of World Day of Prayer, England, Wales & N Ireland awards a number of grants every year towards projects run by Christian Charities throughout the world. If you feel that your Organisation falls within this remit please contact the WDP Office, Commercial Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2RR or email: office@wwdp.org.uk for a project grant application form.


Grants Allocated in 2017

Completed forms must be received by 1st August each year. Applicants are notified later in the year of the outcome of their application.

Core Grants
(The charities receiving the core grants spend the money as they wish.)
Bible Reading Fellowship£2,000
Feed the Minds£5,000
MAF UK£3,000
Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen£2,000
Scripture Union£2,000
Tear Fund£5,000
The Leprosy Mission£4,000
Torch Trust for the Blind£1,000
Wycliffe UK Ltd£5,000
The Project Grants
(The money allocated to these charities is for specific projects.)
Hands of Mercy International (Philippines) - build homes for homeless families£6,000
OMF International UK (Philippines) - places for students in secondary Education£4,000
Missionary Society of St Columban (Philippines) - water drainage system for new settlement built to rehouse families left homeless by typhoon in 2011£5,000
Bible Society in Northern Ireland - Bibles for women in the Philippines£10,000
Porridge and Pens (Ghana) - a water pump in Ghana£500
Helping Uganda Schools - projects to help 10 women in Uganda£1,000
Kids Club Kampala (Uganda) - towards 3-day residential for teenagers£4,000
Karibuni Children (Kenya) for social workers involved with schools£5,500
Serving in Mission (Nigeria) - water tower, transitional house in Nigeria£2,400
Anglican International Development (Uganda) helping refugees to farm land£8,000
Traidcraft (Senegal) - development of exotic fruit juice in Senegal£7,000
Homes of Promise (Uganda) - street children in Uganda£4,000
Health Help International (Zambia) - wheelchairs and spare parts£5,000
Family of Hope (Uganda) -= playground for special needs children and the community£5,000
Viva Network (Zimbabwe) - young people to make informed choices about their health and help protect themselves from HIV infection£1,000
Religious Society of Friends (Kenya) - train women to address inequalities and violence£7,000
USPG (Zimbabwe) - help to prevent HIV£7,000
Christian Aid (Bangladesh) - help to prevent HIV£5,000
Partners Relief & Development UK - help women and children in Myanmar£5,000
Hope for Justice (Cambodia) - care for trafficked girls in Cambodia£10,000
Mission India (UK) - adult literacy classes for women£2,700
TeachBeyond (UK) - - £6,000 2-year professional development for teachers in India£6,000
L’Arche (India) - build accommodation for girls at Kolkata Community in India£7,000
All We Can (India) - supporting women to earn a living in India£8,000
Rope Charitable Trust (Lebanon) HOPE on Wheels truck in Lebanon£3,000
Embrace the Middle East (Egypt) workshops for women in Egypt£6,000
Toybox (Bolovia) - workshops for vulnerable and at-risk children in Bolivia£9,000
The Morning Star Trust (UK) vulnerable and at-risk young people in the UK to sail on the sea£3,500
Sixty-One (UK) - vulnerable and at-risk young people in the UK to sail on the sea£2,500
SPCK (UK) scripts for school assemblies in the UK£4,000
Livability (UK) developing a dementia-friendly churches programme in the UK£5,000
Operation Noah (UK) - mobilise a Christian response to climate£4,000
The Marylebone Project (UK) - long-term accommodation for homeless women in UK£5,000
International Donations
World Day of Prayer European Committee£2,000
World Day of Prayer International Committee£21,191
WDP National Committee of The Philippines£10,000
WDP Workshop, Albania£3,500
Other Donations
Royal National Institute for the Blind£4,000
WDP Welsh Committee£15,000
Grants Allocated by the Committee for Welsh Speaking Churches
Christian Aid£500
Cyhoeddiadau’r Gair – Christian Resources Publisher£500
Sunday Schools Council£500
Y Cymod - Society of Reconciliation £500
North Wales Society for the Blind £400
CRISTION – Welsh interdenominational magazine £500
Y Goeuad – PCW weekly newspaper£400
Y Tyst – Union of Welsh Independants newspaper£400
CAFOD £300
Cytun – Churches Together in Wales£300
Y Gwyliedydd – Methodist weekly newspaper£400
Bible Society£500
Gwasy Ilston Seren Cymru – Baptist newspaper£400