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The Seventh Day Adventist church is a Protestant grouping that was first established in Michigan, USA, in the second half of the 19th century. It now has some 14 million adherents worldwide. From its early days the church engaged in disaster relief programmes, including eight emergency assistance missions to China in the years 1921-1943. In 1937, when Westerners evacuated Shanghai in the wake of Japanese bombing, an expatriate Adventist leader stayed behind to assist local children made homeless by the war.

ADRA was founded in 1984 to serve as a professional relief and development agency. Its international network now mobilises around USD 150 million per year for projects in 120 countries.

In 1987, ADRA came to China at the invitation of the China International Centre for ... (more)
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Location:

Hong Kong

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Contact Info:

852-2636-8729

Focus:

Economic Development

Primary Language:

Cantonese

Secondary Language:

English
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