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ActionAid Ireland makes €500,000 available for coronavirus response in Africa and Asia

  • Date: 05/05/2020
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

Sabin Shrestha/ActionAid Nepal Supporters from Ireland are playing a huge role responding to coronavirus crisis  Thanks to generous supporters hailing from every county in Ireland, ActionAid Ireland has today directed €500,000 euro towards lifesaving Covid-19 responses in communities across Africa and Asia.    Siobhán McGee, CEO of ActionAid Ireland stated, “Millions of children face an uncertain future as Covid-19 becomes a global pandemic. ActionAid’s child sponsorship programme is playing a vital role.”  From 1st May 2020, ActionAid Ireland supporters’ monthly gifts are.....

ActionAid National Speech Writing Competition Final 2020 to be held virtually

  • Date: 27/05/2020
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

Photo: 2019 winners Kirsten Soney-Ituen and Clodagh Boyce We are delighted to announce that our 6th Annual ActionAid National Speech Writing Competition Final will take place virtually on Tuesday 2nd June, 17.00-19.15. Register for tickets here. This year, the speeches focus on the theme: ‘Women’s Rights in a Changing Climate’. The speech titles include: Climate.....

International aid and global solidarity

  • Date: 26/05/2020
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

Photo caption: Hussaina Dahiru, a recipient of the relief packages distributed in Gwalada community, Nigeria, poses for a portrait. Etinosa Yvone/ActionAid Siobhán McGee, Chief Executive ActionAid Ireland, was among 31 of Ireland’s leading INGOs to sign a letter calling on those in government formation talks to strengthen Ireland’s progressive international development stance. It featured in.....

Our Covid-19 response

  • Date: 10/05/2020
  • Author: ActionAid Ireland

How is ActionAid responding? ActionAid is on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. It’s more important than ever that we support those who are most vulnerable. ActionAid stands in solidarity with all those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognise the difficulties that the COVID-19 pandemic presents to our supporters and people everywhere, especially those.....

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