Step into the Gap 2020: What have we been up to so far?

Rebecca Maxwell, a Step into the Gap volunteer based at Castlerigg in the Lake District, has recently travelled to Cambodia to meet some of the communities that CAFOD works alongside. Here she explains what has happened so far on her trip.

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Generations Unite with the Amazon

The Amazon region is huge and critical to our planet’s health. Yet 20 per cent of its forest has already been destroyed.

As the climate crisis affects Amazonian people’s lives in increasing ways, indigenous community leaders such as Delio, 29, are responding to the urgency of the situation.

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What’s going vegan got to do with climate change?

Alicia is a CAFOD Climate Champion. She is participating in Veganuary to explore how she can reduce the impact of her food consumption on the planet.

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The climate crisis: a reality affecting everyday lives

Libby is a Campaigns Officer at CAFOD. In 2019 she journeyed to the South Pacific to hear how Indigenous people are feeling the worst effects of the climate crisis – despite contributing so little to it.

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Get 2020 off to a green start

Christmas Day is behind us and 2020 is arriving at last. As the New Year approaches and we look ahead to COP26 in Glasgow – the UN’s climate summit for world leaders – it’s a crucial year in the fight for our world and its poorest communities.

Grace Cowley, CAFOD’s Community Fundraising Manager, explains how you can start the year with people and planet in mind.

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What home means to me at Christmas

As we journey towards Christmas, and prepare throughout this season of Advent, we often think about being at home with loved ones. This makes us remember those families who are forced from their homes with nowhere to stay. Moire Harrisson, CAFOD’s Advent Coordinator, talks about the focus of this year’s Advent Appeal.

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Access to justice for Bangladeshi migrant workers

A new report produced with funding from CAFOD puts forward recommendations on how to make migration safer for Bangladeshi migrant workers. Chloe Sideserf, our regional support officer for Asia, heard the story of one woman who went overseas to seek employment.

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