November 2017 Crosslight out now

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Our November cover image features Achala, a young Sri Lankan refugee who lives in a camp in Tamil Nadu, India, and her grandmother (and carer) Praveena. Diagnosed with leukaemia in 2015, for the next two years, Achala was in and out of hospital in Chennai for monthly chemotherapy treatments. The Organisation for Eelam Refugee’s Rehabilitation (OfERR) assisted Praveena with hospitalisation and travel expenses and OfERR health workers make regular home visits to her in the camp. OfERR, a partner of Act for Peace, has supported Sri Lankan refugees who fled to Tamil Nadu since 1984. Click here to learn about how one Uniting Church supports Act for Peace through the annual Christmas Bowl appeal. Pic credit Richard Wainwright.

All of the November Crosslight stories are available here. You can also read the digital version here.

Highlights this month include:

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