Thirst for Change launches at Sheffield Hallam University

All this week CAFOD Hallam can be found at Sheffield Hallam University as part of their Fairtrade Fortnight activities organised by the university’s multi-faith chaplaincy.

CAFOD volunteer Jenny Allen at the CAFOD stall in Sheffield Hallam University

As well as promoting an understanding of Fairtrade products, CAFOD is making the link between Fairtrade and our Thirst for Change campaign. The fair wages earned by communities who grow and make fairtrade produce means they are more able to put money into projects like, for example, boreholes and sanitation. However, there are still 884 million people around the world who have no access to clean, safe water and 2.6 billion who have no safe sanitation.

Come and find us on Level 2 of the main SHU building, City Campus, Howard Street, to add your voice to the thousands of others asking David Cameron to put ‘Taps, Toilets and Training’ at the top of the G8 agenda in May.

SHU students add their voice to the Thirst for Change campaign

SHU students add their voice to the Thirst for Change campaign

CAFOD will be at SHU from Monday 27th February until Friday 2nd

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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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