As part of the Capacity Development project, ERD has been implementing a gender equality project funded by Misean Cara this year.
After many years of working with the Justice Desk Africa, I finally had the opportunity to visit South Africa in November and see the project in action!
In October, Br. Tino D’Abreu from Edmund Rice International visited the Latin America Mission Area to strengthen the collaboration between ERI and the Defensoría Edmundo Rice project, which promotes and defends human rights and social justice in the region.
We were delighted to have Brothers John Paul Oluoch and Sammy Munyua from Edmund Rice Ministries in Eldoret, Kenya and the Western Cluster in Zambia respectively visit the Edmund Rice Offices while in Ireland in August.
In June, ERD Programme Manager and Safeguarding Lead Naidi McDonnell attended the International Safeguarding Conference 2023 in Rome.
The ERD Board has been committed to training in 2023.
EFL empowers and provides opportunities for people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS to become self-reliant. EFL takes a holistic approach through psycho-social programming, health education and economic empowerment initiatives.
This past May, the Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders congress took place in Dublin. Educators from all over the globe travelled to Dublin City University to participate in the congress and to share and learn with the wider Edmund Rice Network.
In October 2022, Typhoon Paeng made landfall in the Philippines and the Sama-Badjao community in Bato, Leyte was severely affected. 48 Badjao houses were washed away, and an emergency response was immediately organised by Edmund Rice Ministries Foundation Philippines.
Edmund Rice Development is a registered company limited by guarantee. Registered in Ireland, Registered Charity Number: 20071004, Company Number: 463400, Revenue Charitable Tax Exemption Number: CHY18492, Registered Address: 23 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, D02 AR55.
Edmund Rice Development is a registered company limited by guarantee registered in the UK & Wales, Charity Reg. No. 1098358, Co. Reg. No: 4229228, Registered Address: 3rd Floor, New Oxford House, 75 Dale St, Liverpool L2 2HT, England.