Aidlink for Turkana 2019

BUY TICKETS HERE Aidlink For Turkana, now in its third year, brings together choirs and singer-songwriters to perform their songs in a completely new way.   Join Aidlink on Saturday 2nd November as we move to the even bigger venue of the National Stadium to present an event that will fill the room with glorious song, raising voices, funds and …

Supporting Young People’s Voice: School Strikes for Climate Action

Sofia Keogh, a TY student in Sion Hill Dominican College, Blackrock, tells us why she is participating in today’s school strike. Greta Thunberg began striking outside the Swedish parliament in August 2018, knowing immediate action was necessary to combat climate change. Since then, thousands of strikes have been organised and more than one million young people from around the world …

Long Lasting and Effective Change Must Come From Within

“It is time for funders and policymakers to recognise the legitimacy and revolutionary power of community-based leadership.”   Community-based leadership is a sentiment long held by Aidlink. Since our foundation over 35 years ago, Aidlink has worked in partnership with local communities and NGOs, through funding and capacity building, to support change makers working for the development of their own …

Aidlink Launches Annual Report 2018

Education was the heart of Aidlink’s work in 2018. Our programmes in Kenya and Uganda ensured children, especially girls, were in school and our unique Immersion Programme connected communities in Africa and Ireland. 24 schools in Kenya and Uganda were provided with improved water and sanitation infrastructure, reaching approximately 8,500 children and their families. The Annual Report highlights the impact …

We’re Hiring!

Want to be part of small team that makes a big difference? Aidlink are recruiting a Programme Officer.   Aidlink works in partnership with local African NGOs and target communities in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana, building their capacity to become empowered, independent leaders of their own development. By supporting our partners’ work in education, water and sanitation and agricultural livelihoods, …

The Day of the African Child

 “Humanitarian Action in Africa: Children’s Rights First.”   June 16th marks the Day of the African Child and this year’s theme is “Humanitarian Action in Africa: Children’s Rights First”. This follows 2018’s theme of “Leave no Child Behind for Africa’s Development”, both working towards the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The theme for 2019 focuses on children in conflict …