Update from our partners on our Coronavirus response

Water and sanitation in Nigeria

We are receiving regular updates from our local aid experts, sharing the progress of projects in countries like Nigeria

Food distribution and cash payments to vulnerable families in Bangladesh

And information from local organisations who are working in some of the most vulnerable communities, like Caritas Bangladesh who is working alongside refugee in the camps in Cox’s Bazar.

Coronavirus awareness-raising training with faith leaders in Sierra Leone

A couple of weeks ago, we had a brilliant webinar with Kayode Akintola, our Country Representative in Sierra Leone, about the Ebola crisis and its relevance for the coronavirus outbreak.

You can catch up here if you missed it.

One of our CAFOD volunteers in the North East, Paul Robinson, the Managing Director of PER Productions, kindly volunteered his professional expertise to create these three short videos based around Kayode’s talk.

You can watch them here, and please feel free to share them with members of your community, school or parish:

Coronavirus threatens Sierra Leone: https://vimeo.com/418056059

CAFOD responds to coronavirus in Sierra Leone: https://vimeo.com/418056395

CAFOD supporters keep hope alive in Sierra Leone: https://vimeo.com/418056858


This week’s online talks – Tuesday and Thursday at 11 am

Ana Manganaro Clinic in El Salvador responds to COVID-19

Coronavirus in Latin America

Tuesday, 26 May 11 am – 12 noon

Join us online to hear how Coronavirus is hitting the poorest in Latin America and how our partners are responding – presented by Clare Dixon Head of Latin America team at CAFOD.

Register to join us.

How Local Volunteers Respond Quickly in Emergencies in Zimbabwe and Nigeria

Thursday, 28 May 11 am-12 noon

Hand washing training and hygiene kit distribution to prevent Coronavirus in Nigeria

Hear how amazing volunteers in Zimbabwe and Nigeria are trained and respond quickly in emergencies.

CAFOD staff Luckson Mashiri from Zimbabwe and Oge Chukwudozie from Nigeria share their stories

Register to join us.

Past online talks

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CAFOD international staff visit Cardiff

Marta’s water filter was provided by our partner, and uses materials such as sand and gravel to provide clean water.

As part of strengthening relationships with our overseas work to our work in our communities, we are delighted to have Moise and Kelechi visit Cardiff to speak to supporters and volunteers about their work in Niger and Nigeria. The meeting will be held at the Cornerstone on Friday 6 July at 14:00.  Continue reading