In the face of harrowing events on the Mediterranean, it’s hard to imagine what we can do as individuals to help. But by challenging apathy, speaking out and getting active, we can all play our part in affecting change.
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Brid Kennedy, Concern Worldwide Regional Director, recently visited rural Pakistan and found that small steps for women’s empowerment can equal big leaps out of poverty.
In Tanzania, Concern Worldwide has learned that a locally available plant can help aid malaria prevention. By planting these around homes, people's lives are now being saved.
Nearly two million Syrian children are refugees and many of them now live in makeshift camps in Lebanon. Concern has been responding to the refugee crisis in Lebanon since 2013 and now supports the education of over 1,850 registered students – including some Lebanese students – in 25 learning spaces.
When it comes to innovation, there are few developing technologies with as much positive potential as solar power. But the impact isn’t just environmental: it’s brightening up our humanitarian and development work too.
In North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), insecurity and violence are part of everyday life. Our humanitarian response provides a range of support that aims to meet the immediate needs of displaced families while helping them to rebuild their lives.
Good nutrition is essential to eliminating chronic poverty and making lasting development gains. To mark World Breastfeeding Week, we look at breastfeeding’s positive impact on improved nutrition in Zambia.
As Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia, civil war rages on next door in South Sudan. An estimated 2.2 million people have been driven from their homes as a result of the conflict, 600,000 of them to neighbouring countries, including the two Obama is visiting.
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This September, world leaders have a massive opportunity to set the world on course to eradicate poverty by adopting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Ireland can play an important role.