“Leaving Fitzwilliam” Auction – a fantastic success!

  The great “Leaving Fitzwilliam” auction on behalf of ElectricAid has been a magnificent success. ESB generously donated a wonderful range of furniture, houseware and framed prints for online auction among the staff. With the enthusiastic co-operation of people from Facilities, ITS and ElectricAid, the auction proved a huge winner with ESB people, who engaged…

ElectricAid’s 2016 AGM

ElectricAid’s 2016 Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday April 25th, in the new surroundings of ESB’s new home at Gateway, East Wall Road, Dublin 3. There was an excellent turnout of “old reliables” and new attendees. The meeting started off with a sombre report from the field. Eoin Wrenn, Trócaire’s manager for East Africa…

“Leaving Fitzwilliam” Sale for ElectricAid

ESB’s departure (for 4 years) from its much-loved Head Office in Fitzwilliam Street is almost complete.  The last staff will be moving out soon, and the bulldozers will be in shortly after that. In the meantime, the company has very graciously donated a wealth of unrequired items – furniture, fittings, hundreds of framed prints, glassware,…

Food Crisis in East Africa.

Once again, famine stalks the land in East Africa. There is a gathering and worsening food emergency, originating in a 2-year drought, and made much worse in some countries by vicious armed conflict. Sober estimates put 22 million people at risk, and the deaths have already started, particularly amongst the young, the vulnerable and the…

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…