Category: Economic empowerment


International Women’s Day: progress towards parity

As we have said many times before, the best theme for a blog about International Women’s Day would be why it is no longer necessary. Realistically though, that day is […]

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New Year message from our CEO, Martin Ballantyne

The big news for 2017 is the announcement of our new name – Brighter Communities Worldwide. We’re looking forward to an exciting year ahead as working together to build strong […]

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Government continues to cut aid to world’s poorest people

In response to Finance Minister Brian Lenihan’s Budget speech, Dóchas – the umbrella group of Ireland’s Development NGOs – expressed disappointment at the Government’s decision to cut the overseas aid […]

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Health ’09 draws to a close

Volunteers on the Health ’09 project left Nairobi today after 3 weeks working on various health related projects in the Kipkelion District. The team consisted of 32 volunteers from all […]

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Friends of Londiani focus groups

FOL is delighted to announce the formation of focus groups in the areas of health, water, education, finance and marketing. This follows as a result of the organisational development process […]

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We Do Care stop aid cuts

The Irish Government has made a commitment to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people – to spend 0.7% of our national income on overseas aid by 2012. That’s just […]

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