Tumaini La Maisha – Their Lives Matter.

Since 2008, ElectricAid has supported Dr Trish Scanlan, a young Irish oncologist in Dar-es-Salaam, with the development of paediatric cancer services in Tanzania. Cancers such as Rhetinoblastoma, a cancer of the eye that has a high prevalence in Tanzania, have been brought under control, and survival rates are approaching first-world levels.  Outreach services  are facilitating…

ElectricAid loves Women!

The attached excellent article from Dóchas “How we’re fighting for gender equality this International Women’s Day” marking International Women’s Day features three NGOs’ work for and by women in development. Action Aid are featured for their work against Gender Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation; VSO for their work in health services, and Gorta-Self Help Africa…

Hunger in Ethiopia – Back to ElectricAid’s roots.

ElectricAid was founded in 1987 as a reaction to the Ethiopian famine of that time. Twenty-nine years later in 2016 we approved a €20,000 funding of Concern’s emergency nutritional feeding programme for vulnerable women and children in 3 areas of Ethiopia, which had suffered drought and crop failures. So much for progress against poverty and…

“Back to School” – Aidlink

Aidlink is a long-standing partner for ElectricAid. We have had a reliable and successful relationship with funding them since 2005. Since 2012, we have funded Aidlink with about €28,000 for their “Back to School” Adult Education Programme in Lodwar, Kenya. The programme is implemented to give young adults a second chance at education. School completion…