SCIAF is the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland and is part of Caritas Internationalis, the global network of Catholic aid agencies dedicated to ending poverty and working alongside the world's poorest people, whatever their faith.The main focus of our work overseas in Africa, Asia and Latin America is livelihoods; peacebuilding and access to justice; HIV and AIDS. We also respond to humanitarian disasters. We challenge the underlying causes of poverty through education and campaigning in Scotland.

Member Type

Organisational member, E

Areas of Interest

  • Advocacy and Campaigns
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity Building
  • Climate Change
  • Debt
  • Disability
  • Disaster Response
  • Economic Development
  • Education - Schools
  • Education – Development & Capacity Building
  • Education – General
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Good Practice & Effectiveness
  • Governance and anti-corruption
  • Health – Child Health
  • Health – Community Health
  • Health – General
  • Health – Maternal Health
  • Health – Psychological Health

Operational Areas

  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malawi
  • Myanmar
  • Nicaragua
  • Rwanda
  • Sudan
  • Uganda
  • Zambia


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