Meet our Connect2:Ethiopia friends at CAFOD’s Ethiopia Evening

Ethipia evening

In Sebeya, in the north of Ethiopia, drought threatens hundreds of families who rely on farming for survival. The community is fighting back. Local people are building reservoirs and water pipes to keep the fields green and improve the harvests. Join Connect2: Ethiopia to stand with farming families as they struggle to overcome drought and hunger.

CAFOD’s Ethiopia Evening will take place on 3 June in Waterloo, where you can meet some of the people CAFOD work with in Ethiopia. They will tell us about CAFOD’s work bringing clean water to the community of Sebeya and how parishes here can link with the community and help them in the future through CAFOD’s Connect 2 scheme.

Meet our Connect2:Ethiopia friends from the community of Sebeya…

Abba Solomon, who is the Parish Priest in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, in Sebeya. He has served as Parish Priest for the community for the past 3 years

Tesfay Weldeslasse, who has worked with CAFOD on the Connect2: Ethiopia project for the past 4 years. He is employed by our partner ADCS (Adigrat Diocese Catholic Secretariat)

Tamiru Leggese, CAFOD communications officer for Ethiopia, who is based in the Addis Ababa

If you think your parish may be interested in joining the scheme, please give us a call on 020 8466 9901 or come along to the Ethiopia Evening to find out more. Details are as follows:

Date: 3 June 2014
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Venue: Romero House Pavilion, 55 Westminster Bridge Road SE1 7JB

To book a place at the event, please contact the CAFOD Southwark Office on 020 8466 9901 or email us:

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