From Harare to Hull!

CoLivison Chipatisome and meet our colleague from Zimbabwe. Livison Chipatiso is our Programme Officer from the CAFOD office in Harare. Livison will be speaking about our projects tackling hunger and malnutrition in Zimbabwe, ahead of Lent Family Fast Day and will be sharing his personal stories of the needs faced by families and the impact the projects are having on the whole community. He will be here for one day only, Tuesday 20th February. From 12 noon – 2:00pm he will be at St Anthony and Our Lady of Mercy Church on Beverley Road, Hull. Later he will be speaking at Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes and St Peter Chanel, Cottingham Road, Hull at 7:30pm. All are welcome. Hope to see you there!





Visitors from Niger, Nicaragua and Nigeria to Middlesbrough School

Three overseas visitors spent time in a Middlesbrough school to share more about the vital work they carry out in some of the world’s poorest countries.


Moise, Kelechi and Winston spoke about their work for CAFOD

Moise Liboto Makuta, Kelechi Emeh and Winston Berrios spoke to pupils at St Peter’s Catholic College about their experiences in Niger, Nigeria and Nicaragua respectively.

The trio all work as Overseas Programme Officers for CAFOD.

Moise and Kelechi talked at length about the impact that climate change is having on the communities where they work and how these communities experience extreme weather conditions such as floods and droughts.

Winston spoke to the schoolchildren about the challenges in Nicaragua to local communities who are being dispossessed of their land by multi-national corporations.

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Come and meet Tukura from Zimbabwe

Power to the peopleYou are warmly invited to come along to a Power to the People event at St Cuthbert’s, 130, Stockton Road, Hartlepool TS25 5AX from 12 – 2:00pm or at St Cuthbert’s Albion Road West, North Shields NE29 0JB from 5:30 – 7:00pm on 8th July to meet other local CAFOD volunteers, hear from CAFOD partner Takura Gwatinyanya from Zimbabwe, and get up-to-date on the latest on our climate and energy campaign. To register for the above events call our Hexham and Newcastle team on 0191 384 4847

Can’t make it that day?

Join us online on Friday, 15 July at 1pm to hear from Takura Gwatinaya from Caritas Harare in Zimbabwe.  This webinar will help inspire, inform and equip you for action, whether you are new to CAFOD or an experienced campaigner.