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Trócaire Newsletter March 2018

Six years later: Meeting Daniel

Daniel in 2012 and in 2018

Visiting Daniel, the boy on the Lent 2012 Trócaire box. You may remember Daniel Owkeng, the smiling young boy from Uganda who appeared on the 2012 Trócaire box. We recently caught up with Daniel to see how his life is progressing six years after appearing in a million homes throughout Ireland.
 
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Remembering the origins of the crisis in Syria

Syria - 7 years on

Seven years on. March 15th marked the 7th anniversary of the conflict in Syria. Trócaire's Syria Programme Officer, Noelle Fitzpatrick, recalls the origins of the crisis and how a country was torn apart.
 
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David Donoghue: 'The SDGs can end extreme poverty'

Rugiatu (9) at school in the Kambia District of Sierra Leone.

Annual Trócaire lecture. Irishman David Donoghue is known as 'the father of the Sustainable Development Goals'. He recently delivered the annual Trócaire Lent lecture, explaining how the SDGs came into being and what progress has been made towards turning them into reality.
 
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