Christian African Relief Trust
The work of this remarkable relief organisation continues to expand and their Newsletter reveals something of what the charity is doing. On a separate list received recently the containers sent last year totalled 27, most of which were 40ft long. Such huge containers each cost about £4,000 to send and much of the cost of transporting to Africa is derived from sales in CART Charity Shop. This mammoth task of collecting, sorting and packing clothes, household goods, food, aqua boxes, educational and medical supplies is accomplished entirely by the voluntary service of its many helpers spearheaded by trustees who pay all administrative expenses.
Supporters have also sent sewing machines, computers and many similar items that need checking and sometimes repairing. Again volunteer experts put these pieces of apparatus into working order so that the recipients in Africa can gain maximum benefit.
The work has not stopped at the vast continent of Africa. CART also stands for Christian Asian Relief Trust. There are many Christian brethren in India who need help. It is particularly interesting to BFU that letters printed in the CART Newsletter have been sent by overseas readers of the BSM.
Since the shop project began 5 years ago it has done a wonderful job of 'recycling' clothes, furniture and all kinds of goods. This permanent shop is now being extended and a building fund has been established. We ask your prayers that our Heavenly Father will continue to bless this wonderful outreach to needy brethren overseas.
If you wish to contact CART please write to