CAFOD Hallam goes to camp

CAFOD stand in the buzzing International tent

In the last week of July volunteers John Green, Jenny Allen and Ingrid Pasteur, along with Hallam Diocesan officer Helen Desforges went to camp – along with 5,ooo Scouts and Guides.  The event was Peak 2010 International camp at Chatsworth Park in the Derbyshire Peak District.  We were  there in the International tent with our Act on Poverty CAFOD stand.  The slogan for the camp was One World, our world

Nearly 200 young people came to our stand.  They worked out our State of the World icebreaker and decided they needed to do something to make our world better and made 136 promises to stick on our No. 10 Downing street door to send to Mr Cameron.  Meanwhile their leaders signed over 70 cards

Puzzling out the numbersWe can make a differenceScouts and guides covered No 10 door with promises

 

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About cafodhallam

CAFOD is an aid and development agency dedicated to improving the lives of the poorest in our world. In the UK we work to educate people about the causes of poverty, inspire them to campaign to address issues of social justice and inequality, and support them in fundraising activities. Overseas we work with local partners in 40 countries in South America, Africa and Asia to deliver long-term development projects and emergency aid. CAFOD's headquarters are in London and CAFOD Hallam is the local office for Sheffield and the surrounding area.

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