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Hey Troubadour

Hey Troubadour

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...

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Nomadic Pastoralism

Nomadic Pastoralism

Who? Aidlink and our partners work with three nomadic-pastoralist communities; in Kenya the Masai and the Turkana, and in Uganda the Karamojong.   Why? Pastoralist communities live a traditional way of life, farming animals such as cattle, goats and camels...

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10 Year Review

10 Year Review

Over the last 10 years (2007-2017) Key findings from VAD Uganda and GCN Kenya: Water In Wakiso (VAD), 84% of water sources are still functional. Where water source is functional, 100% of Water User...

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The Day of the African Child

The Day of the African Child

June 16 is known as the Day of the African Child (DAC). On this day, the memories of all the students who were killed in the Soweto Uprising are honoured. The Soweto Uprising took place in 1976 when schoolchildren took to the streets to protest against...

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Aidlink Privacy Statement

Aidlink Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement What is Aidlink? Aidlink is an Irish NGO that exists to improve the lives of people living in poverty in Africa. Aidlink is a charity registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority, Registered Charity Number 20022730. Aidlink has been granted tax...

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My Time at Aidlink

My Time at Aidlink

  Hello there! My name is Fiona, I’m a masters student studying Media & International Conflict at The University College, Dublin. I have spent the last three months as Communications & Sponsorship intern at Aidlink. As I finish up work at the organisation...

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Resources We Love at Aidlink

Resources We Love at Aidlink

Today on the blog, we have decided to share a list of interesting and valuable films, documentaries and books we feel are really worth checking out. Human rights and gender equality are themes explored in many of these resources – issues we are incredibly passionate...

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Water Action Month 2018

Water Action Month 2018

Children at the Sekamatte Shallow well, Wakiso, Uganda, 2015. March is Water Action Month. This month provides us with an opportunity to define and illustrate what safely managed water and sanitation means and why no one should be deprived of it. According...

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