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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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Charity fundraising tips

Alan O'Reilly | 07 February 2015 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide was founded by ordinary people who felt compelled to help people suffering from hunger. Ever since then, we've relied on ordinary people like you to raise money for our life-saving work. Interested in raising money for charity? Here are some fundraising tips to help you get started.

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Topics: fundraising

Success stories: helping women in Malawi

Alan O'Reilly | 27 November 2014 | 0 Comments

16 Days of Activism is an annual campaign dedicated to ending violence against women. In support of this year's campaign, here are two stories of women who have been helped by Concern.

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Topics: women, malawi, gender based violence, gender, 16 days of activism, success story, gender equality

Ethiopia: 30 years after the famine

Alan O'Reilly | 05 November 2014 | 0 Comments

30 years ago, Ethiopia was struck by a devastating famine that took the lives of about a million people. It was one of the worst disasters of the twentieth century. Concern Worldwide - which has been working in Ethiopia for 40 years - was there, assisting thousands of people

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Topics: hunger, agriculture, ethiopia

Water charges: an aid worker's perspective

Alan O'Reilly | 09 October 2014 | 0 Comments

In this post, Martha Maguire explains how her work in Tanzania for Concern has influenced her thoughts about Ireland's water charges.

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Topics: charity, irish water changes, aid worker, Tanzania, water, irish water

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