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Students develop leadership skills with the CAFOD Young Leaders programme

A group of sixth formers from St Alban's Ipswich, St Benedict's Bury St Edmund's, Notre Dame Norwich and St Mary's School, Cambridge have taken up the challenge to lead the Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) activities in their schools. This national scheme will give them a deeper understanding of global issues and how they can be resolved. The training will also develop their communication and leadership skills so that they can organise events to raise awareness back in their schools. The students shared with each other why this project is important to them.

Jane Crone, Community Participation Coordinator for East Anglia said: "It is wonderful to hear about the Young Leaders' solidarity with their brothers and sisters across the globe and their commitment to making sure that no one is beyond reach."