Read about Maggie Guy, our fantastic volunteer from Our Parish of Corpus Christi in Headington, Oxford. She has written a blog about how her parish have been fundraising for the Connect2: Ethiopia scheme.
Maggie Guy is a CAFOD volunteer from Northampton diocese. Here she tells us how her parish has been fundraising for the Connect2: Ethiopia scheme.
Maggie and her husband asked for donations to Connect2: Ethiopia instead of wedding anniversary gifts
Our Parish of Corpus Christi in Headington (Oxford) and Our Lady of Lourdes in Wheatley started supporting the community of Sebeya in Ethiopia in 2015. The project has really captured the enthusiasm of the parish and so far we have raised over £3,000.
We have raised money through a variety of activities: In April we had an Ethiopian evening where we enjoyed some delicious Ethiopian food, held a traditional coffee ceremony and had an illustrated talk from Tony Fitzgerald, a parishioner from our previous Parish in Camberley, who had visited the area. His pictures of a completed irrigation project in nearby Biera, supported by…
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