February 4, 2020
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. Continue reading “Step into the Gap 2020: What have we been up to so far?”
January 29, 2020
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. Continue reading “Generations Unite with the Amazon”
January 27, 2020
Our team of Step into the Gap volunteers are about to depart for their overseas trips to Cambodia. We asked them how they are feeling and how they are preparing for their trip.
Apply to Step into the Gap today Continue reading “Step into the Gap volunteers travel to Cambodia”
January 23, 2020
CAFOD Climate Champion Emma Gallagher says going vegan for a month is a great start, but we need to take the longer view Continue reading “The solution to the climate crisis isn’t just Veganuary”
January 22, 2020
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.
Be part of the change: Sign up to be a Climate Champion Continue reading “What’s going vegan got to do with climate change?”
January 15, 2020
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. Continue reading “The climate crisis: a reality affecting everyday lives”
December 30, 2019
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. Continue reading “Get 2020 off to a green start”
December 23, 2019
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. Continue reading “What home means to me at Christmas”
December 18, 2019
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. Continue reading “Access to justice for Bangladeshi migrant workers”
December 13, 2019
During Advent Catherine Gorman from our Theology team remembers Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem and reflects on the journeys that thousands of people still face today. Continue reading “An Advent journey”