Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai made landfall on the night of 14-15 March 2019 – this weather system caused extensive damage in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Strong winds, a storm surge, heavy rains and widespread flooding have had devastating impacts on the lives of millions of people. Use this short resource for 9-14 year olds to explore the […]

The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar (shorter version)

A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]

The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar

A typical cocoa farmer in Cote d’Ivoire lives on around 74p a day. Many live in poverty. For women the situation is even worse, carrying a large part of the farming and domestic burden, but often having fewer rights than men. ‘The Story of Chocolate: Unwrapping the Bar’ looks at the unfairness at the heart […]

CAFOD’s Refugee Animation

Every minute 30 people are forced from their homes. This animation encourages children and young people to reflect on journeys made in history and by their own families. It explains that the refugee crisis is global, yet the vast majority of refugees stay close to their home countries.

Brighten Up day

These resources from CAFOD help pupils to understand that poverty stops people from living life to the full. CAFOD works with communities around the world to end poverty and build a brighter world.