World Development

Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland works with people around the world to end the injustice of poverty. We are an independent and secular not-for-profit organisation.

Oxfam Ireland is a member of Oxfam International, a confederation of thirteen independent members. The members work together to achieve greater impact by their collective efforts.

Our Vision: A just world without poverty.

Plan Ireland

Established in 2003, Plan Ireland is a child-centred community development organisation, part of Plan International which itself was founded over 76 years ago. It is an independent organisation with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Rekindle Talents

Rekindle Talents (RT) was officially registered as a charity organisation with The Revenue in Ireland on the 11th November 2011 (11.11.11). The desire to rekindle talents in our community started in 1994 in The Gambia. It was realised that many vibrant young ones has the willingness and hunger for education, but lack of necessary financial resources which is the pre-requisite to exploring other opportunities was an issue and big huddle to fulfilment of people potentials.  

Self Help Africa

We are dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in rural Africa.

250 million people in Africa, farmers and their families, suffer hunger and malnutrition, struggling in extreme rural poverty without enough food; left behind by rising economic growth.

St Francis Family Helper Programme

St. Francis Family Helper Programme is a charity organization registered in Uganda, the UK and Ireland. Our German sponsors are recognized for tax purposes through Kindermissionswerk in Aachen. St. Francis FHP receives patronage and support from the Archbishop of Mbarara and is located on diocesan land on Nyamitanga Hill on the western outskirts of Mbarara (western Uganda).

Suas Educational Development

Suas is a movement that supports quality education in disadvantaged communities in Ireland and in Developing Countries. We do this by working with and supporting partner organisations to develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate quality education programmes; engaging and preparing volunteers to support programme delivery; and building a wider movement of members who share our vision and aims.


Our vision is a world where all young people are given the opportunity to realize their full potential in life, and to create positive change in their society.

Team Hope

Team Hope is a non-denominational Christian International Development Aid charity based in Ireland. With a small office and staff team in South County Dublin, working with a volunteer base of approx. 2,000 volunteers across Ireland and a range of International Partners mainly in Eastern Europe and Africa, Team Hope seeks to bring holistic change primarily to the lives of children, their families and their communities.

The Hope Foundation

The Hope Foundation was set up in February 1999 by three Cork women with a combined 35 years experience in development work. The Foundation works primarily with the street children in Calcutta and the subsequent difficulties that these children encounter.

The Hope Foundation is committed to providing development for the underprivileged and vulnerable child/person living in difficult circumstances by acting as a facilitator through procurement of funds, staff capacity enhancement, technical support and social, economic and spiritual development where necessary.


Trócaire (The Irish Catholic Agency for World Development) is working towards a just world where people's dignity is ensured, the rights of individuals are respected, and where basic needs are met.

Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland. It was set up by the Irish Catholic Bishops in 1973 to express the concern of the Irish Church for the suffering of the world’s poorest and most oppressed people.

UNICEF Ireland

Established in 1962, UNICEF Ireland is committed to working for every child.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

Website: UNICEF Ireland

Viatores Christi

Founded in 1960, Viatores Christi  recruits, trains and places people in areas of need in developing countries for 1-2 years.  We require people of all disciplines for overseas placements.
Our volunteers work in South America, Asia, and Africa and help make a long-lasting impact on the lives of others as well as making a positive contribution to their communities.


Vita is a small but very effective Irish not-for-profit organisation founded in 1989, and originally called Refugee Trust International (RTI).

Vita’s vision is to forge long-term international partnerships which bring an end to extreme poverty, reduce vulnerability and increase the sustainability of people’s livelihoods by Building Sustainable Livelihoods.