• Devastating flooding is threatening the lives of thousands in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

What does CAFOD do?

We are an international development charity and the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

We reach out to people living in poverty with practical help, whatever their religion or culture. Through our global Church network, one of the largest in the world, we have the potential to reach everyone. And we campaign for global justice, so that every woman, man and child can live a full and dignified life.

How to get involved with CAFOD

Whether you donate, campaign, download prayers or volunteer you are saving lives and helping us ensure that no one is beyond reach of the love and care they need.

Get involved

Hold a soup event in your parish or home to support the CAFOD Lent Fast Day Appeal.

Pray this Lent

Pray with us this Lent using our Lent calendar and our special Lenten prayers.

Children and young people

Use our resources to help children and young people learn about, fundraise and pray for people affected by Cyclone Idai. 

Latest News

In the village of Inhamizua the secondary school was used as an emergency shelter for local residents. Approximately 300 people had sought shelter in the school, but several of the school buildings were damaged during the Cyclone Idai as it made landfall along the Central Coast of Mozambique, generating winds of over 200kph and torrential rain.n

CAFOD joins DEC appeal for Cyclone Idai

CAFOD has joined forces with Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to reach hundreds of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Idai, across Southern Africa.

Back to top