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Committed to impacting positively on the lives of people made poor


Edmund Rice Development provides donor funding, development and capacity-building support to over 44 partner projects in 13 countries across Africa, India and Latin America. We are dedicated to the liberation of people and communities from poverty and injustice.

Yengema Youth Project

Country: Sierra Leone  Focus Area(s): Advocacy and Human Rights
The Yengema Youth Project is an advocacy initiative centred around the peaceful co-existence among youth in the community. Yengema itself is a rural town, located in eastern Sierra Leone in the conflict prone Kono District. This...
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Edmund Rice Camps

Country: South Africa  Focus Area(s): Education
Edmund Rice Camps (ERC) run recreational camping programs for disadvantaged youth and their families across South Africa. The camps focus on providing an opportunity for growth, support and enjoyment within an atmosphere of acceptance, care and...
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Edmund Rice Camps volunteer Leaders on a Leaders Training Workshop
Mount Edmund School taking part in an Edmund Rice Justice Desk educational campaign to equip learners with the tools to stand up to injustice

Edmund Rice Justice Desk

Country: South Africa  Focus Area(s): Advocacy and Human Rights
Operating in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Edmund Rice Justice Desk was established in 2013 to respond to the concerns facing youth in the South Central African region. The programme is committed to advocating,...
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Thutong ya Bana

Country: South Africa  Focus Area(s): Community Engagement
Thutong ya Bana (meaning: young people’s place of learning) provides basic schooling to children living on streets and in the informal settlements around Kimberley. Those fortunate enough to be with their families in the informal settlements...
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STAR project participants

STAR Project

Country: South Sudan  Focus Area(s): Education
Our mission is to educate, support and advocate on behalf of all people living with HIV in Yambio, as part of a society-wide response that seeks an end to the HIV epidemic. The STAR group is...
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Edmund Rice Sinon Secondary School

Country: Tanzania  Focus Area(s): Education
Last year, a group of students and teachers from St. Aidan’s CBS in Dublin, went on Immersion to the Sinon Secondary School in Arusha, Tanzania. While there, they immersed themselves in the culture, spending a few...
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Praytek 'Nine is Mine' campaign Advocacy action

Praytek - Nine is Mine

Country: India  Focus Area(s): Advocacy and Human Rights
India is home to more than 19% of the world's children, while it is estimated that around 170 million or 40% of India's children are vulnerable or experiencing difficult circumstances characterised by their specific social,...
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