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May 2019

Julius Arega: Volunteering in Orphanages in Kenya.

DATE : May 30, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Julius Arega is chair of a community based organisation in Ngong, Kenya called Rays of Hope. Rays of Hope works to support proper family and community based care for children. He speaks about the situation in Kenya, and his input was part of the launch of ‘Children First: A Global Perspective on Volunteering in Orphanages […]

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Focus: Action for Global Justice, Issue 104

DATE : May 27, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Climate justice, Independent Living Movement Ireland, volunteering and orphanages, Direct Provision, the housing crisis and much more You can read or download Focus 104 below. The editorial team would like to thank all our contributors: In this issue we have WILLIAM HEDERMAN on the states attempt to import hydraulically fracked gas from outside the country […]

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Children First : A Global Perspective on Volunteering In Orphanages and Transforming Care.

DATE : May 24, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Children First : A Global Perspective on Volunteering In Orphanages and Transforming Care. This report was produced by Comhlámh and the Volunteering and Orphanages Working Group (OWG ) The OWG was set up in 2016 by Comhlámh and a number of Volunteer Sending Agencies party to Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice who were concerned at […]

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Cracking Video from Access to Medicines on Price Transparency.

DATE : May 16, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Stand up for making medicines accessible & affordable! @AccessToMedsIRL & @MSF_Ireland are calling on @LeoVaradkar to support the #TransparencyResolution at #WHA72 which will help countries get a fairer deal for patients & health systems RT & help put #LivesOverProfit Share it out with the links below

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Comhlámh AGM Thursday, 23rd May 2019

DATE : May 16, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Comhlámh AGM Thursday 23rd May 2019 Carmelite Community Centre, Whitefriar Street, Dublin 6pm – registration and refreshments (sandwiches and tea/coffee) 6.30pm-8.30pm – Meeting Are you a returned development worker or volunteer who has spent time in the Global South?  Are you interested in global justice issues, and in linking the local and the global dimensions […]

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Community Sponsorship Ireland programme: A callout from Cork

DATE : May 16, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last week Comhlámh had a great meeting with the Red Cross about the new Community Based Refugee Sponsorship Programmes and Comhlámh’s new European project supporting returned international volunteers and newly arrived migrants to work towards social justice Comhlámh has always been about solidarity. Here is a great opportunity for people in Cork to get involved […]

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‘Meet – Play – Move: One woman’s take on the UCDVO/Comhlamh Skills in Development Education course’

DATE : May 13, 2019 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Finding just and compassionate solutions: Comhlámh’s Skills in Development Education course 2019 As a lifelong local community volunteer who, on a regular basis, facilitates groups as part of the ‘day’ job, I was delighted to be offered a place on the Spring 2019 UCDVO   Skills in Development Education Course.  I looked forward to the programme, […]

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