Interning at Aidlink : My Experience

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Listen to Aidlink’s Podcast Pick of the Week: ‘Every girl is forced by our culture into FGM’: battling for change in Kenya

Podcast of the week. Image Credit: Handover

Here at Aidlink, we are committed to giving a voice to the world’s most vulnerable people, listening to their needs, speaking up for them and working with them to create a better future. Our work in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana is carried out in partnership with local organisations on the ground, so they can be drivers of change for themselves. …

Aidlink Publishes Submission to Irish Aid White Paper Consultation

Public Meeting at Kikuria Primary School, Kajiado, Kenya, 2016

Last month, the Taináiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., and the Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D, launched a public consultation process on Ireland’s new international development policy. ‘Transforming our World’, a consultation paper, was published setting out the priorities for the new policy with the public called upon …

Listen to Aidlink’s Podcast Pick of the Week: “Good for Women, Good for Growth: Closing Nigeria’s Gender Gap”

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Here at Aidlink, we are committed to giving a voice to the world’s most vulnerable people, listening to their needs, speaking up for them and working with them to create a better future. Our work in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana is carried out in partnership with local organisations on the ground, so they can be drivers of change for themselves. …

Aidlink’s Commitment to Child Rights

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_divider _builder_version=”3.0.106″ /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.106″] What are Child Rights? Children are some of society’s most vulnerable members, because of this they require special care and protection. This is where child rights come into play. Child rights include the right to health, education, family life, play, good standard of living and protection. Generally child rights …

Aidlink’s 2017 Annual Report Has Been Released

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.106″] At Aidlink we work with some of the world’s poorest communities. We strive to empower these communities and help them take responsibility for their own development by working with local organisations on the ground to improve access to resources such as education, clean water and food. Here’s a brief look at …

Aidlink Seeks to Fill 2 Board of Directors Vacancies

The Nominations and Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of Aidlink are tasked with identifying and recommending candidates for directorship vacancies. We are currently seeking to fill 2 vacancies. The Directors are seeking individuals who have experience in one of the following areas: * Sales, Fundraising, * Public Relations, Marketing * Business, Finance * International, Community Development The Board …

Hey Troubadour

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.106″ background_layout=”light”] Hey Troubadour is a celebration of the song born in a city of song. Dublin is a city that shows great respect to great songwriters, whether from here or elsewhere. We pride ourselves on the attention we will give to people who have a way with words. Two things have been the epicentre of song …