We have raised £2,335.05 on the LENTEN fast day this year! Wonderful! The individual churches in Catholic Leamington gave £799.97 at St Peter's, £527.65 at Our Lady's and £1007.43 at St Joseph's.
More people than ever came to our Soup and Rolls lunch at St Peter's on 6th March for CAFOD's Lenten Fast Day and £154.45 was received in donations.
We also met Sylvester from the Birmingham CAFOD Office for the first time. Great to see you, Sylvester!
CAFOD received £52,600,000
and spent £52,900,000
£26m was spent on development projects and
£17.4m on disaster relief.
350 young leaders completed the CAFOD volunteer programme
In Bolivia ...
CAFOD helped strengthen indigenous
communities affected by climate change through better management of their natural resources, teaching more resilient farming methods
In Sierra Leone …
CAFOD helped deliver water, sanitation and health projects to communities of girls and women living in care facilities.
In Kenya …
CAFOD improved food security and resilience to climate change by helping farmers improve the way they managed their crops and livestock.
In Lebanon ..
CAFOD helped local communities working with Syrian refugee communities to develop cooperative enterprises … and cooperation between refugees and their hosts .
In Bangladesh …
CAFOD provided food, water, sanitation and other essential supplies to over 60,000
Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar.
In the Philippines …
CAFOD carried on rebuilding the damage caused to people’s lives, livelihoods and well-being following typhoon Haiyan.
After the massive earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015, the fantastic £3.9 million that you raised for CAFOD’s emergency response has helped communities to start to come back to life:
350,000 people have been helped with food, shelter and emergency supplies
32,000 were supported to recover long term
37,000 received blankets, tarpaulins, mats, clothing and fuel to survive the winter
7 earthquake-resistant schools have been built
10,000 families helped to rebuild safe homes.
All these facts are from CAFOD’s magazine ‘Side by Side’ Summer 2018
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St Peter | Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA
Our Lady | Valley Rd, Lillington, Leamington Spa, CV32 7SJ
St Joseph | 47 Murcott Rd East, Whitnash, Leamington Spa, CV31 2JJ