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Where we work

Edmund Rice responded to the marginalised of his time.

Today, through compassionate presence and seeking mutual transformation, Edmund Rice Mission promotes human rights and fullness of life for all, especially those made poor.

We currently provide funding and development support to over 40 Edmund Rice projects including schools, informal education, human rights, advocacy projects and community engagement programmes in 13 countries across Africa, Latin America and India.

Click on any country below for details of projects we've been involved in...


The Edmund Rice Mission has been established since 2003. Through the Cochabamba Youth Programme, it has helped the marginalised and disadvantaged youth in the area. Bolivia has a long history of poverty and political unrest....
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Edmund Rice Mission began in Ghana in 1967. The work is now concentrated in Kanvilli at the Junior and Secondary school. The country is rich in mineral resources, and endowed with a good education system...
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The Edmund Rice Mission has been established in India since 1841. The work is mainly in education and outreach, and spread across schools and projects across the entire country. India is the world’s largest democracy...
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The Edmund Rice Mission has been very active in Kenya since 1991. Through education and community development schools and projects are helping some of the most disadvantaged in Kenyan society. Kenya’s ethnic diversity has produced...
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The Edmund Rice Mission began in Liberia in 1969. It is currently actively involved in St. Martins High school, which has a strong tradition in providing excellence in education, having graduated a number of prominent...
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The Edmund Rice Mission began in Peru in 1967. After some troubled years of terrorism and political unrest, Peru has settled more recently into democratic ways. However there continues to be a huge and ever...
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The Edmund Rice Mission began working in the Philippines in 2005 with the set-up of the Kabankalan Project to assist out-of-school children and young people to access education. The Philippines now ranks as one of...
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Sierra Leone

The Edmund Rice Mission began work in Sierra Leone in 1985. Actively involved in education and community development, it continues to try and improve the damaging effects of the war on the children of Sierra...
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South Africa

The Edmund Rice Mission began in South Africa in 1897 and is currently involved in schools and projects aimed at street children and at-risk youth. South Africa faces major problems, but having held four successful...
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South Sudan

The Edmund Rice Mission began in the Sudan in 1991. It runs STAR project which works with those suffering from HIV/AIDS. Sudan has long been beset by conflict. Two rounds of north-south civil war have...
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The Edmund Rice Mission began in Tanzania in 1988. Since founding a secondary school in Sinon, it now educates over 1350 students from various religious denominations and economic backgrounds. Although Tanzania remains one of the...
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The Edmund Rice Mission began working in Zambia in 1964. Working mainly in education and community development, it has committed to providing life skills to the local community in order that they find sustainable livelihoods....
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