World Gifts change lives
World Gifts are handpicked to make a real and lasting difference to families in developing communities and each charity gift bought means we can help more people in need.
In Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal, the 2015 earthquake meant that 89 per cent of school classrooms being destroyed or made unsafe. As well as dealing with the devastation of their homes and the loss of family members, children like Nirjala risked losing the opportunity to go to school.
But thanks to your support, CAFOD are helping to rebuild 34 schools.
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Despite still living in a tiny, temporary hut, Nirjala feels positive about her future now that her school has been rebuilt and hopes to train as a doctor: “After the earthquake, I doubted that the school would ever be rebuilt, so I was very happy when I heard about the support.”
Our Emergency World Gifts allow us to be ready to respond when disaster strikes, providing families with essentials of water, food and shelter.
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