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Committed to impacting positively on the lives of people made poor

Empowering Women at Education for Life

Today is International Women's Day, the annual global day to celebrate women and those working to promote equal rights. Edmund Rice Mission has been empowering women in projects around the world, including in the Education for Life programme in Eldoret, Kenya.

Welcome to the Mary Rice Centre

The Mary Rice Centre transforms the lives of many young people with physical and intellectual disabilities and their families living in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
The Mary Rice Centre provides education in basic learning skills, training in prevocational and vocational skills, therapy services and an outreach programme.

PRATYeK: Every Child for Every Right!

PRATYeK was started in 2013 to promote child-led advocacy all throughout India. PRATYeK in Hindi means ‘everyone’ and it captures the essence of protecting and promoting all rights and opportunities to every child in India by creating a vibrant network of Inclusive Children’s Parliaments across every state of the country.

Supporting the pupils of Fe y Alegría School, Peru

Edmund Rice Mission developed a programme in the Fe y Alegría School to provide support and quality education to the students and families. The programme offers, psychological support, a nutrition programme, environmental and gardening lessons, and workshops for parents and teachers.

Empowering the Sama-Badjao Community in Bato Leyte, Philippines

Widely known as the “Sea Gypsies,” the Sama-Badjao community has experienced inequality, discrimination and high unemployment rates. Edmund Rice Ministries Philippines has developed a project to address the challenges facing this community.

Join ERD this #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrating the collective impact and spirit of philanthropy. Every gift matters. Please join Edmund Rice Development on our journey by making a gift today to our #ERDimpact10 campaign.

Meet Margaret from the Ruben Centre

Margaret Kariuki was born in the Mukuru Slum in Nairobi, Kenya. She was given the opportunity to be educated at Ruben Primary School where she excelled. After graduating from college, she found her way back to the Ruben Centre.

Engaging the Community of Nuevo Horizonte, Peru

Edmund Rice Mission established a presence in Nuevo Horizonte, a newly formed town on the north coast of Peru, over two years ago.

‘Enough is Enough’: Marching for Children’s Rights in South Africa

The Edmund Rice Justice Desk led a community march through Bontenewel protesting ongoing gang violence in the Western Cape.