CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.)

Emmie Morris
Mind Map by Emmie Morris, updated more than 1 year ago
Emmie Morris
Created by Emmie Morris about 5 years ago


GCSE RE mind map to inform about the work of Cafod and the causes of poverty. (AQA)

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CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.)
1 Long Term Aid
1.1 Help people to make a living.
1.1.1 Helps provide communities with access to clean water, education and healthcare.
1.1.2 Encourages UK and EU governments to put policies in place which help LEDC's.
1.1.3 Sets up fair working practices and conditions
1.2 'Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life.'
2 Short term/ Emergency aid.
2.1 There to help people that have suffered disasters and emergencies.
2.1.1 Ensures people have the right resources to recover from emergencies and environmental threats.
2.1.2 Works for peace; this reduces the risk of violence and conflict.
2.1.3 Encourages UK and EU to prevent, respond to and resolve conflicts and emergencies.
2.2 'Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.'
3 Campaigning
3.1 Campaigns for justice and to find an end to poverty.
3.2 Takes part in events like protests, marches and petitions.
4 Education
4.1 Educates people in the UK to raise awareness of poverty in LEDC's (less economically developed countries.)
4.1.1 Encourages Catholics to give, take action and pray. (The commandments are split into 'loving God' and 'loving your neighbour'.
4.1.2 Links Catholics with communities in LEDC's, based on dignity and equality.
4.1.3 Educates young Catholics to help respond to global poverty issues.
5 Eight causes of poverty.
5.1 Conflict.
5.1.1 People are forced to leave their homes because of conflict, and this results in the education and healthcare being disrupted. Many end up in refugee camps.
5.2 Debt.
5.3 Food.
5.3.1 Without right amounts of food, families have to send their children to work to earn the money for food. Also, if children haven't had enough food whilst growing up, they may have physical problems.
5.4 Education.
5.4.1 Education helps people to escape poverty, but often, children don't go to school, and so have less chance of getting away from poverty.
5.5 Gender.
5.5.1 Women are more vulnerable to poverty, as they don't have equal wages as men, have less access to education, and sometimes can't own their own land.
5.6 Health.
5.6.1 Often, people cannot afford decent healthcare. Lots of family members have died from AIDS, and this leaves families without wage earners.
5.7 Environment.
5.8 Trade.
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