More than just a drop in the ocean:
AVC makes sustainable investments
in people's lives.
More than just a drop in the ocean: AVC makes sustainable investments in people's lives.


A brief overview

In each of our areas of work, AVC invests in people. Each number represents a step toward our goal of making a lasting and holistic difference in people's lives.

Key figures 2020

countries in which we are active in close cooperation with local employees, churches and organizations.
local pastors and evangelists are supported by AVC. They complement humanitarian aid by taking the Good News of Jesus to the ends of the earth.
9 900
native people* are educated and trained by compatriots in 30 different countries.
* This means the whole range of people who work with us or our partners.
10 100
school children* receive an education which is far above average of local standards in their own schools.
* Of these, 5 800 children with AVC sponsorships.
145 000
patients* are treated in stationary and mobile clinics in various countries.
* Rough estimation based on treatment numbers.
28 800
Christmas packages are collected annually at AVC centers and distributed to the poorest people in countries in Eastern Europe.
1 000
tons of relief supplies such as clothes, shoes, tools, food, furnishings and leftover items are transported to 17 countries each year and distributed to those in need.

For a comprehensive report on our global involvement, we recommend reading our 2020 Highlights.
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Thanks to lean administration, we can keep the internal share of each donation euro low. With a total of just under 7 % in 2020, we are well below the percentages that are common in similar organizations.
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