Africa Direct

To alleviate poverty in Africa by working with the locals to tackle poverty in their own home areas

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2018 PLAN

€ 1,385

raised of €5,000 goal

42

altruists

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2018 PLAN

€ 1,385

raised of €5,000 goal

42

altruists

Create fundraising page

Donations made here are eligible for a charity to reclaim in tax paid in Ireland

Cause

To alleviate poverty in Africa and to improve the lives and future prospects of the poor in Developing Countries 

Response

We are a fully voluntary organisation committedto getting the maximum funds raised direct to our partner’s projects, and help to alleviate poverty through funding projects for health, education and employment in Africa

Projects in 2018

  1. To continue to support the Kitale Good Shepherd Sisters in Kenya to build new homes, fund children's daycare units, and fund the orphan support programme and women's agriculture projects. Find out more at http://www.africadirect.ie/our-partners/gss-kitale/

  2. To continue to support the Kitale St Marian's Children Centre in Nairobi, which Africa Direct has been working with since its beginning in 2008. This organisation grew out of a need to provide shelter and security forvulnerable children found in the Mukuru slum area in Nairobi. For more info, please see - http://www.africadirect.ie/our-partners/st-marian-childrens-centre/

  3. To continue our partnership with the Mukuru Slums Development Project (MSDP). Born in 2006 out of the amalgamation of 7 community-based projects, MSDPtackles poverty through a holistic approach. The aim of joining togetherpre-existing organisations was to improve management effectiveness,sustainability, efficient resource use, networking and ultimately the servicethey provide for their cliental. - http://www.africadirect.ie/our-partners/msdp/