Monthly Archives: March 2020

ADRA finds innovative ways to help the most vulnerable

This article was originally published by the Adventist Record in March, 2020. In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, ADRA Australia programs are continuing to find innovative ways to serve their communities. Community meals have now become takeaway, counselling services have moved online and care packages, including toiletries, are being […]

Our doors are open to keep serving during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis intensifies in Australia, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia is committed to keeping its doors open to help those who need it most. “Our mission is to serve the most vulnerable in our communities,” says Paul Rubessa, ADRA Australia CEO. “We are seeing that […]

COVID-19 Update from ADRA CEO

A message from Paul Rubessa, CEO ADRA Australia: With concern growing around the spread of COVID-19, ADRA Australia is committed to do its part in both slowing its spread while continuing to meet the needs of the communities with which we work. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Australia […]

Virus or not, hygiene saves lives

A message from our CEO, Paul Rubessa. The spread of COVID-19 has affected the way that many people go about their daily lives. I hope you are staying safe and well. The good news is you are still helping people, despite the virus. Around the world, ADRA works with local partners on […]

Bridget’s story of survival

“I was alone… and the whole house collapsed on me.” In Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, 20 year old Bridget was woken by the roar of her house collapsing around her. That night, more than 370 lives were lost as a cyclone ripped through her town. “I called for help, but it took […]