Our work with children and young people

CAFOD blog

Jo Kitterick works in our education team. In this blog, she explains why education is such an important part of CAFOD’s work.

Children learning about the world with CAFOD in assembly Children learning about the world with CAFOD in assembly

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead, anthropologist

CAFOD is nothing without faith, our international partners and people. In all my years of working with CAFOD, I am constantly amazed at the insights, ideas and sheer determination of people to build a more just and peaceful world. When given the chance to reflect and learn, the smallest of merciful acts can combine to make a significant impact on our world and in our communities. And Margaret Mead’s famous quote rings in my ears. For example, a group 250 young people signed up to giving some of the time to volunteer with…

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