Jason Sheehan and Joanna Knight are two of CAFOD’s gap year volunteers. Joanna is from the Diocese of Salford. They’ve written about their experiences from their first week in Zimbabwe. Many thanks Jason and Joanna for sharing your experiences.
Jason Sheehan and Joanna Knight are two of CAFOD’s gap year volunteers. They’ve written about their experiences from their first week in Zimbabwe:
Jason is visiting projects CAFOD supports in Zimbabwe
We’re one week in to what’s already been an amazing adventure and I’ve experienced so much. The best thing about this trip so far has been the opportunity to meet and talk with so many different people and about so many different issues.
One of the biggest talking points so far has been the drought that Zimbabwe and many other African countries are experiencing. The thing that stood out to me the most is that it’s not just the farmers talking about the effects the drought has and will have on them; everyone is discussing it. I hear a lot about the effects of climate change at home but it wasn’t until I witnessed the repercussions in person that it…
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