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About Trócaire

Trócaire was set up in 1973 as a charity to express the concern of the Irish Catholic Church for the suffering of people living in the world’s poorest regions.

How we work

Today Trócaire works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities in over 20 developing countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to bring about lasting change.

Key facts

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Trócaire established by Bishops of Ireland to respond to poverty and injustice in the developing world

Competitive terms & conditions


Number of countries Trócaire worked in during 2015-16 across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East

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The amount generously donated by the Irish public in 2015-16 to support Trócaire’s work

Trócaire Strategic Plan 2016-2020

'For a Just and Sustainable Future' outlines plans to further integrate our programmes, focusing on three areas: Resource Rights, Women's Empowerment and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response. Available in English, Spanish and French.


For Trócaire, accountability means taking account of our commitment to justice and being an open, responsible and high performing charity. We believe in being transparent about our finances, fundraising and governance.

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