Find out more about CAFOD in this quiz.


CAFOD is a UK based international aid agency working to alleviate poverty and suffering in developing countries. It is funded by the Catholic community in England and Wales, the UK government and by donations. Find out more by playing our quiz.

  1. How many CAFOD volunteers are there in England & Wales?
  2. What is Caritas International?
    Agencies like CAFOD in England and Wales, SCIAF in Scotland and Trocaire in Ireland are part of Caritas
  3. When and how did CAFOD start?
    A group of Catholic lay women from the Catholic Women's League (CWL) and the Union of Catholic Mothers (UCM) heard about children dying because of a lack of even the most basic healthcare in the Caribbean island of Dominica
  4. How much was CAFOD’s income in 2009-10?
    People's generosity in response to the earthquake in Haiti resulted in over £5m from CAFOD supporters directly, and an extra £3m from the public via the Disasters Emergency Committee
  5. What does CAFOD stand for?
  6. How many countries does CAFOD work in?
  7. CAFOD's 'Get down to business' campaign says 'Act big, think .......
    It is all about supporting small businesses throughout the world like market stall holders, tea shop owners, fishermen, and coffee pickers
  8. How does CAFOD use its funding?
  9. What is the name of CAFOD's ten-year strategy?
  10. From whom does CAFOD raise its money?
    About two thirds of CAFOD's total income comes from individuals and communities in England and Wales
Find more information at the CAFOD website. Many thanks to Kathleen O'Brien at CAFOD.

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