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Aidlink Latest Blogs

The worst humanitarian crisis in decades

if you’ve been watching television this week, you might have seen ITV’s news report series on Turkana, Northern Kenya. Called “Fighting Famine”, journalist Marc Mallett has been tracking the impact of what is being described as the “worst humanitarian crisis in...

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Turkana Emergency Drought Appeal

Turkana, situated in the North West of Kenya, is hot and dry. Temperatures rarely drop below the high 30s and the County receives on average about 7 inches of rain a year (Ireland receives between 50 and 80 inches depending on the location!). Bordering Uganda, South...

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School Immersion: Vacation or Education?

August 7, 2012 By Fran Wallace "I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.” – Confucius, Chinese philosopher and political theorist, 551-479 BC Immersion programmes are growing in popularity, with many Irish schools engaging and as the word spreads of...

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What We Do

Our Work

Aidlink partners 6 local organisations, in 3 African countries –Kenya, Uganda and Ghana.

Our Partners

Aidlink works with 6 NGO development organisations based in Uganda, Kenya and Ghana.

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30 Years as a Partner in Development

Aidlink exists to improve the lives of those living in poverty in the developing world. Founded in 1982, we are an Irish NGO that has worked in development for 30 years.Central to Aidlink’s practice is the partnership model. Aidlink now works with 6 partner organisations in 3 African countries, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana.

Our programmes focus on the basic development needs of communities as identified by them: water, education, food security and health (including HIV and AIDS). Aidlink also operates a successful development education programme with transition year students in Ireland. The programme promotes a greater understanding of the causes of poverty and inequality in the world.

Finance 2015

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What We Do

Water

The availability of good quality and safe water impacts on all aspects of human development. One example is the effect water provision has on education.

Health

Aidlink programmes promote tackling health issues through an integrated approach. The principal goal is to create healthier communities. Programmes focus on access to water.

Resources

Food security means “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. Over 1 billion people, are hungry.

Education

38 million children across Sub Saharan Africa still do not attend primary school. While Kenya, Uganda and Ghana have all introduced free Universal Primary Education.

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