Step into the Gap Webinar | Wednesday 14 June

Come join our webinar!

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Rod Howlett talking to members of the community about the village committee

Join us on Wednesday 14 June for our online webinar, where Step into the Gap volunteer Rod Howlett will be giving us an update from Cambodia.

To attend the webinar simply register today!

Find out more about CAFOD in Cambodia.

 

Connecting Harpenden to the Sao Paulo Favelas

Parishioners from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Harpenden met last Tuesday evening to learn about CAFOD’s work in Brazil.

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Harpenden Our Lady of Lourdes Parish with CAFOD Community Participation Co-ordinator Tony Sheen

Sao Paulo is the biggest city in South America.  Unfortunately it also has a huge disparity in the wealth between rich and poor. It boasts a super- rich group of the population with the highest ownership of privately owned Helicopters, whilst at the same time over six million people live in precarious housing conditions such as the Favelas.

Communities in the Favelas often live in fragile houses built out of plywood and corrugated iron, which have no access to electricity, clean water or sanitation systems.

CAFOD partner organisations in Sao Paulo work alongside the poor communities living in these precarious conditions supporting them with various immediate and long term needs.

Tony Sheen described visiting a number of Favelas and meeting inspiring CAFOD partners and communities who CAFOD are supporting through these partners.

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Herts Constabulary Choir Success

The Herts Constabulary Choir sing for joy as concert organised by the Holy CAFOD group is a success!

Herts Constabulary Choir Concert fundraising for CAFOD

Herts Constabulary Choir and Holy Family Group fundraising for CAFOD

We at CAFOD Westminster would like to thank the Herts Constabulary Choir and the Holy Family Group at St Bonaventure’s church for holding a successful concert on Monday 26 September, in aid of CAFOD.

The event raised £340 for CAFOD! Thank you to everyone that donated and participated in the event! The Holy Family Group at St Bonaventure’s church are well on their way to achieving their target for 2016 with £3000 raised so far!

CAFOD Westminster would like to wish the Holy Family Group good luck with their next 2 events and hope everything goes well!

Motivated by the work of the Holy Family Group Welwyn? Check out our A-Z of Fundraising ideas and raise money for CAFOD!