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Gaza is smaller than the Isle of Wight - 25 miles long by only 5 miles wide but with an astonishing 1.8 million people living there. It makes it one of the most densely populated places on the planet. Lindsey Sharpe picks up the story.
“I wake up and my immediate thought is, what’s the weather like this morning? Is it cold, raining, windy, or bright? What will today be like for the refugees in the Jungle at Calais?” Gill Hewitt writes.
Isobel Webster did a weekly shop for our £5 For 5 Day challenge, to show people at Greenbelt Festival what they could expect to eat for an entire week. Here she explains her experience.
“Today I went shopping, calculator in hand, and I found it quite a profound experience. Wandering the aisles of LIDL with my list and calculator, picking things up, putting things back when I found a better option.” Amos Communities Engagement Manager Katie Hagley shares her experience of living on £5 for 5 days. Read how she got on and whether her family is still talking to her!
“One cold December morning in 2015, I started my day with the terrible news that yet another child had been shot dead in Arroub Camp by IDF forces in Palestine.” Sarah Baron writes about fundraising for Palestine.