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Malaria prevention in Tanzania

Alan O'Reilly | 20 August 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Tanzania, success story, malaria

The youngest Syrian refugees find comfort in tent classrooms

Masha Hamilton | 05 August 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: syria, refugees, education, lebanon, education in emergencies

Solar technology lights up Nepal (and beyond)

Daniel Gray | 29 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: innovation, Nepal

Places for the displaced: theatres, camps and fairs in the DRC

Daniel Gray | 29 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Democratic Republic of Congo, conflict

Can breastfeeding help the fight against poverty?

Sadhbh Goodhue | 28 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: zambia, World Breastfeeding Week, malnutrition, RAIN

South Sudan’s displaced: the voices Obama won’t hear in East Africa

Crystal Wells | 24 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Topics: south sudan

Will you play your part in ending extreme poverty?

Sadhbh Goodhue | 23 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Active Citizenship, sustainable development goals, #RecommitToAid

Preparing for election violence in Burundi

Crystal Wells | 21 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Elections in Burundi are causing turmoil in the country. Rising violence and unrest is directly impacting the lives of thousands of people – we are preparing to help, whatever the outcome.

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Topics: refugees, nutrition, emergency response, Burundi

Tanzania: a sustainable legacy

Daniel Gray | 17 July 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2016, after 37 years in Tanzania, Concern Worldwide will conclude its work in the East African nation. Here we explore the legacy of improved food security and nutrition we will leave behind.

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Topics: Tanzania, sustainability, food security

Graduation: a photojournal from Rwanda

Daniel Gray | 07 July 2015 | 0 Comments

Photographer Robin Wyatt documents the stories of three Rwandans on their journey towards economic independence.

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Topics: Rwanda, Graduation

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