Results 2016

We support the poorest of the world in their struggle for a dignified life

455,5 million DKK sent to humanitarian assistance and long term development work and reached 3.6 million people in need.

458,253 people benefitted from Risk Education.

112,123 people reported an increase in income because of improvements in the agricultural system.

In 2016 DanChurchAid sent 455.5 million DKK to humanitarian assistance and long term development work and helped 3.6 million people in need.

Our work is financed by donations from private persons, businesses, funds and collections, and by grants from among others Danida (the official Danish development aid), the EU, UN organisations and other international funds.

In 2016, DCA’s total income was 586.4 million DDK. Danida provided 168.5 million DKK for the international work, and the EU and international foundations and donors provided 223.5 million
DKK.

The Danish public donated 187.9 million DKK to our work among the world’s poorest.

Our humanitarian assistance and long term development work was carried out by 715 staff members together with 136 professionals, local partners in 29 of the world’s poorest countries. 

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The focus of DCA’s work is to:

  • Save lives
  • Build resilient communities
  • Fight extreme inequality

We work together with hundreds of local partners around the world and in Denmark we engage people and give them an opportunity to act together with us for the benefit of the world's poorest. 

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Selected results



Active Citizenship
27,401 people engaged in activities to address discriminatory norms that limit the participation of women and other groups in society. We support women´s political participation, encourage sensitization against harmful gender norms.


Right to Food
112,123 people reported an increase in income because of improvements in the agricultural system. DCA increased focus on building up sustainable, agro-ecological production systems, local value chains and improved market linkages.