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What we do

Trócaire supports individuals and communities in over 20 developing countries to live with independence and dignity. In Ireland, the charity raises awareness about the root causes of poverty and inequality.

Our Impact Overseas in 2015-2016

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2.4 million

People directly benefitted from Trócaire programmes in 25 developing countries in 2015-2016

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People were reached with humanitarian assistance in countries including Syria, Sudan and Myanmar

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People directly benefitted from our sustainable livelihoods programmes in countries in 15 countries

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 programmes

Our impact in Ireland in 2015-2016


Students and educators received Trócaire development education sessions


Parishes welcomed Trócaire speakers during Lent 2016


People joined marches and rallies in Dublin, Cork and Belfast for action on climate change in November 2015

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.

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