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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

Trócaire works with local and church partners to support communities in over 20 developing countries with a focus on food and resource rights, women's empowerment and humanitarian response. 

Key facts

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1973

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

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€22.2m

Generously donated by the public to support Trócaire's development and humanitarian work last year

Competitive terms & conditions

2.6 million

People reached by Trócaire programmes last year across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Middle East

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.

Accountability

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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