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What we do

Justice is at the heart of all of Trócaire’s work, both overseas and in Ireland. We provide humanitarian assistance and long-term support to communities in over 20 developing countries. In Ireland, we raise awareness about the root causes of poverty and inequality, and campaign on justice issues.

Our work overseas

Our overseas work focuses on resource rights and developing sustainable livelihoods; supporting those affected by climate change; supporting people living with HIV; promoting gender equality and empowering women; and providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and natural disasters.

Our Impact in 2014/2015

2.4 million

People directly benefitted from Trócaire programmes in 24 developing countries in 2014-2015

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1.1 million

People were reached with humanitarian assistance in countries including Nepal, Sierra Leone and Syria

Individuals basic rights

356, 240

People directly benefitted from our human rights programmes in countries including Honduras, Myanmar and Kenya

Where we work

Trócaire works in over 20 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. We work in partnership with local and church organisations to deliver humanitarian assistance and long-term support to communities.

Click on the markers above to find out more about our work in each country.

Our work in Ireland

In Ireland, Trócaire raises awareness about the injustice of poverty and inequality through our programmes in the Irish education sector, through parish networks and community groups, and through our public campaigning and advocacy work.

Our impact in Ireland in 2014/2015


Students and educators received Trócaire development education sessions


Parishes welcomed Trócaire speakers during Lent 2015


People signed Trócaire petition submitted to Irish government on climate bill