Charles D. Adamson was one of the pioneering Caribbean-Antiguan literature evangelists and lay leaders in the eastern Caribbean from the early 1890s until his death in the mid-1930s.
Addis Alem is a town located in the west Shewa zone of the Oromia region, west of Addis Ababa, central Ethiopia. It has an elevation of about 2,360 meters above sea level and an estimated population of 18,000. Addis Alem is known for the Basilica Church of St Maryam with an adjacent historical museum which burned to the ground in 1997 but has since been rebuilt.
The Adelaide Electro-Hydropathic Institute and Sanitarium was opened in July 1899, the brainchild of Alfred Semmens. It existed for ten years as a struggling institution until it was superseded by the Adelaide Sanitarium which was opened at another site in 1908.
In 1904 delegates in the East Michigan Conference (EMC) voted to open what would become Adelphian Academy. At the time there were only five senior academies in the United States, and none of them were in Michigan. These were South Lancaster Academy, Mount Vernon Academy, Keene Academy, Southern Industrial School, and Oakwood Industrial School. There were twelve “intermediate” schools, which is how Adelphian began – as a ten grade school. Among these twelve intermediate schools was Cedar Lake Industrial Academy (1899), and Battle Creek Industrial School (1904).
Caleb Oyelayo Adeogun was a pastor, teacher, evangelist, and church administrator from Nigeria.
Joseph Adeyemo Adeogun was a pastor, evangelist, teacher, and church administrator from Nigeria.
Adevărulu Prezentu was the first Adventist publication in Romania.
Jimmy Jiamah Hadji Adil, Sr. was a missionary to the Muslim populations in the Philippines. He was the first Maguindanaon convert to Adventism and the first Filipino Muslim to be ordained to the Adventist ministry and become mission president.
Prior to the establishment of the Adopt-A-Clinic project, John Morris, a Seventh-day Adventist layman, initiated a program to give basic medical kits to Fijian clinics. The enterprise functioned from 1992 through 1996, and he made arrangements to restart the service in 2002, a concept germane to the later Adopt-A-Clinic program.
The administrative structure of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) comprises three levels: ADRA International (ADRA I) headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A., seven regional offices covering most of the world, and some 130 country offices.
ADRA’s Asia Regional Office (sometimes simply abbreviated as ADRA Asia), one of the nine regional offices of ADRA International, is located in Bangkok, Thailand, and was established to provide administrative and programmatic support to ADRA national offices throughout Asia.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Australia (ADRA/A) was established in Australia in 1978 to provide assistance to people in the South Pacific region.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Bangladesh and its predecessors, the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Services and the Seventh-day Adventist World Service, have provided humanitarian services as a nongovernment organization since the 1960s in the area now known as Bangladesh.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA). This church agency is a private, non-governmental and non-profit organization with assistance, charitable and philanthropic objectives, being certified in Brazil as an Organização da Sociedade Civil de Interesse Público (Civil Society Organization of Public Interest) (OSCIP). ADRA Brazil headquarters is located in the South American Division (SAD) headquarters, on L3 South Ave., Grandes Áreas Sul (South Area) (SGAS) Sector, Block 611, Complex D, Part C, South Wing, Zip Code 70200-710, Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that operates in 130 countries, including Chile–a country where there are 28 ADRA offices.
ADRA in Costa Rica began as an association called “Philanthropic Adventist Welfare Work,” recognized by the acronym “OFASA.” OFASA was founded on March 10, 1982, in the province of San José, district of Carmen.
ADRA Fiji has worked closely with the Central Pacific Union Mission (now Trans Pacific Union Mission) and the Fiji Mission since 1989 to provide humanitarian assistance, repair buildings damaged by cyclones, connect students with donor supporters, respond to natural disaster crises, and initiate development projects.
ADRA Honduras (ADRA OFASA de Honduras) provides humanitarian assistance, food security, economic development, basic health, basic education, and emergency response in Honduras. It works closely with its parent company (ADRA International).
ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) Korea was formed in 1995 in partnership with ADRA International to conduct domestic and international development and relief activities. ADRA Korea was officially registered as a corporation by the Korean government and operates under the name Sahmyook Development and Relief Organization. ADRA Korea’s headquarters is located in Seoul, South Korea, with six employees, including a director.
ADRA began implementing small development programs in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) through the ADRA Thailand office based in Bangkok in 1991. In July 1992, ADRA Lao PDR was granted registration as an independent international non-governmental organization) in Lao PDR.