Kayleigh is one of our Step into the Gap programme volunteers, who is leaving to visit our partners in Sierra Leone tomorrow. We wish her a safe journey and will keep her and all the Gappers in our prayers.
Here’s an insight from Kayleigh on the eve of her departure on January 24.
Volunteers and staff with some of the country representatives
Volunteers from around the South West region which, in CAFOD terms, includes the Archdiocese of Cardiff and the diocese of Menevia, travelled to St Bonaventure’s parish in Bristol to meet country representatives who are working in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ethiopia.
Former CAFOD gap year intern, Eleanor Margetts, takes on the challenge to run the CAFOD half-marathon in October. Find out what drives her to take on this enormous challenge and to raise life-changing funds for some of the world’s poor.
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Eleanor Margetts, 21, from Heol Castell Coety in Litchard, Bridgend, is half way through a one month visit with CAFOD partners in Sierra Leone experiencing first-hand the opportunities and challenges faced by families recovering from the effects of the civil war. Continue reading →