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Dedicated to the liberation of people and communities from poverty and injustice

Development Projects

Edmund Rice Development provides donor funding, development and capacity-building support to over 40 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.

National Institute for Open Schooling

Country: India  Focus Area(s): Education
The National Institute for Open Schooling in India provides an exam equivalent to the pre-university level (or year 12) to children who, for various reasons were not able to continue their education in regular schools. There...
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St. Georges School and Aashirvad Vidyalaya

Country: India  Focus Area(s): Education
St. George’s School and Aashirvad Vidyalaya in Kolkata are free institutions supporting 615 boys and girls from weak financial and academic backgrounds. The school was originally set up as a boys school, but in 2004 it...
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The Lotus Project: St. Mary’s Orphanage Day School

Country: India  Focus Area(s): Education
St. Mary’s is situated in Dum Dum which lies in the immediate suburbs of the large metropolitan city of Kolkata and has an approximate population of 16 million. Four years have passed since the first ten...
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Edmund Rice Catholic Education Centre

Country: Kenya  Focus Area(s): Education
Edmund Rice Catholic Education Centre provides education for the young men and women from the Embulbul area of Kenya. It is an inclusive co-educational not for profit day school, owned by the Diocese of Ngong and...
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Students attending St. Martin's Catholic High School, Liberia

St. Martin’s Catholic High School

Country: Liberia  Focus Area(s): Advocacy and Human Rights
In 2009, St. Martin's Catholic High School reopened its doors to the children of Gbarnga and there is a thriving school community once again. The 1989-1996 Liberian civil war was one of Africa’s bloodiest. It claimed...
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Mundo Mejor College

Country: Peru  Focus Area(s): Education
Mundo Mejor means “Better World” and it offers secondary schooling to students in the northern Peruvian city of Chimbote. Situated on the Pacific coast, Chimbote is the centre of a large fishing industry and the fish-meal...
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St. Ambrose Academy

Country: Sierra Leone  Focus Area(s): Education
St. Ambrose Academy is a junior secondary school located in the Allentown district of Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. St. Ambrose Academy is a thriving community school, with over 675 students from the local area attending....
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