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.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA-I) Madagascar is one of the 130 country offices operating worldwide as a humanitarian non-governmental organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Myanmar is a government recognized NGO in Myanmar.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency New Zealand (ADRA NZ) is the official humanitarian nongovernment organization (NGO) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in New Zealand.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Papua New Guinea (ADRA PNG) office is currently based in the city of Lae, the largest shipping port in Papua New Guinea and gateway to the Highlands region of the country. Its address is Abel Tasman Street, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. It is classified by ADRA International as an implementing country office.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Now in more than 130 countries, ADRA is one of the main non-governmental aid organizations in the world. In Peru, it operates bringing relief to the needy, promoting their integral development, and providing humanitarian aid in cases of disasters.
ADRA Philippines was established in the Philippines in 1984 as part of the international network of independent Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) country offices that operate in over 135 countries around the world.
The Adventist Development and relief Agency (ADRA) Samoa, located in Apia, the capital of Samoa, has its office on the compound of the Seventh Day Adventist Church headquarters for Samoa and Tokelau.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) office of the Solomon Islands began its work during the late 1980s.
ADRA Timor-Leste began implementing community development programs and sanitation projects in Timor-Leste in 2010.
ADRA Uganda is a registered NGO of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It was registered with the government of Uganda on July 24, 1986, and effectively started working with the communities in 1987. Even though ADRA Uganda is an autonomous national NGO, it is part of the international ADRA network which was established in 1956 by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to respond to disaster relief needs and development needs in vulnerable communities and to address the ever-recurrent humanitarian needs at international and local levels.
ADRA Uruguay, a branch of ADRA International, is a private, non-governmental and non-profit corporation. This agency is a charitable and philanthropic organization that was established in 1965 with the purpose of “serving humanity so that everyone can live as God wishes.”
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) began in Vanuatu in February 2008 under the leadership of David Cram.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Vietnam (ADRA Vietnam) is a non-governmental organization that has consistently and actively operated for more than thirty years. It has implemented over 200 development and relief projects, with a total budget of U$12,500,000, benefiting more than 4,500,000 direct and indirect residential populations in communities across the country’s various sectors.
Herbert William Adrian served as secretary and treasurer for the Tasmanian Conference and the Fiji Mission.
AdSAFE is an entity established to address domestic violence and sexual abuse within the Seventh-day Adventist church community in Australasia. Its mandate includes providing information and resources concerning the various forms of abuse, training employees and church members to combat abuse, supporting victims of abuse, investigating allegations of abuse, and cooperating with law enforcement authorities in cases of abuse that appear in the civil courts.
Correspondence courses were available through the Church in the South Pacific between 1925 and the mid-1990s. These courses were delivered by a number of means including the Fireside Correspondence School and the Advent Correspondence School.
In the early 1930s a printing press called the Nigerian Advent Press was established.
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, previously known as Shawnee Mission Health and Shawnee Mission Medical Center, is a 504-bed hospital in Merriam, Kansas, that serves the Kansas City community with faith-based, whole-person care and a wide range of medical services.