Bishops’ Lent Appeal For Kagera 2021

We know that many are suffering hardship because of the pandemic yet continue to support their communities with love and care. Can we extend that spirit of compassion to our partners on the other side of the world?

Churches in Suffolk are linked to the churches in Kagera, northwest Tanzania. It’s a forgotten area of this poor country where the majority of people are subsistence farmers and live on less than £1 a day. 1kg of flour costs 80p and a doctor’s appointment £3. Yet the people are trying to raise themselves out of poverty and with a little help are doing just that.

Here in our churches, we’ve supported Kagera in many ways through friendship, prayer and finance. Can you help us this year?

Many people across Suffolk enjoyed the Lent Challenge in our last appeal in 2019, looking around their own homes and villages, comparing them with homes and villages in Kagera and raising money in the process. There’s a new challenge booklet this year with lots of new ideas and information.

To find out more about the appeal or get your copy of the booklet, visit or contact us on

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