MayaQeqchi

Empowering people to thrive

The Irish Association
of Non-Governmental
Development Organisations

Creating a better world together

Dóchas is a meeting place and a leading voice for organisations that want Ireland to be a world leader in efforts to bring about global justice.

Event

Dóchas 2021 Conference & Annual General Meeting (AGM): 12 May & 13 May

Join us for our second virtual conference where we re-imagine the role of NGOs in delivering the SDGs
News

Wednesday News

Issue 18
News

Charities Regulator Publishes Findings on How Organisations are Coping During COVID

Charities say securing funding is the most serious challenge
they have faced since the start of the pandemic

Global change

Dóchas has 55 full and associate members working in 104 countries around the world. The interactive map below shows where our members work. Search by country or by organisation to find out more about what our members and doing and where. Some of our members have provided us with a case study to give an example of what they do. We aim to build this library of case studies over time.

Ireland

Members active:
Global Action Plan Irish National Teachers Organisation - Global Solidarity Network Comhlámh Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia Development Perspectives Habitat for Humanity Ireland Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) Afri Irish Red Cross National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa ActionAid Ireland Suas Educational Development Voluntary Service International (VSI) DSA Ireland Eco Unesco Financial Justice Ireland (formerly Debt & Development Coalition Ireland) Age Action Ireland Childfund Ireland Irish Development Education Association (IDEA) Operation Smile Centre for Global Education Children in Crossfire Front Line Defenders

Afghanistan

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Front Line Defenders World Vision Ireland Christian Aid - Ireland

Albania

Members active:
Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance (Viva) Bóthar Front Line Defenders

Angola

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Argentina

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Armenia

Members active:
Habitat for Humanity Ireland Front Line Defenders

Bangladesh

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Plan International Ireland ActionAid Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders Christian Aid - Ireland

Belize

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Benin

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland

Bolivia

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World

Brazil

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World Childfund Ireland

Burkina Faso

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Self Help Africa Sightsavers Ireland ATD Fourth World Christian Aid - Ireland Front Line Defenders

Burundi

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Concern Worldwide Front Line Defenders Oxfam Ireland

Cambodia

Members active:
Plan International Ireland ActionAid Ireland Tearfund Ireland Front Line Defenders

Cameroon

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders ATD Fourth World

Canada

Members active:
Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World

Central African Republic

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders ATD Fourth World

Chad

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Chile

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

China

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Colombia

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile GOAL

Costa Rica

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Côte d'Ivoire

Members active:
Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Cuba

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Concern Worldwide Sightsavers Ireland Trócaire UNICEF Ireland CBM Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World World Vision Ireland

Dominican Republic

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile Christian Aid - Ireland

East Timor (Timor-Leste)

Members active:
Plan International Ireland

Ecuador

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Egypt

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Operation Smile

El Salvador

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders

Equatorial Guinea

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Eritrea

Members active:
Self Help Africa Vita Front Line Defenders

Eswatini

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Ethiopia

Members active:
A Partnership with Africa Children in Crossfire Concern Worldwide GOAL Habitat for Humanity Ireland Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa ActionAid Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland Trócaire Vita CBM Ireland Front Line Defenders Irish Rule of Law International Childfund Ireland Operation Smile Christian Aid - Ireland

Gabon

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

The Gambia

Members active:
Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Ghana

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Aidlink Operation Smile Front Line Defenders

Guatemala

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Plan International Ireland Trócaire Front Line Defenders Childfund Ireland Operation Smile

Guinea

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Guinea-Bissau

Members active:
Plan International Ireland

Guyana

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Haiti

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile Christian Aid - Ireland

Honduras

Members active:
GOAL Plan International Ireland Trócaire Front Line Defenders Operation Smile World Vision Ireland Christian Aid - Ireland

Hong Kong

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

India

Members active:
Addressing the Unaddressed Aiding Resources Irish Red Cross Plan International Ireland SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Suas Educational Development The Hope Foundation Front Line Defenders UCD Volunteers Overseas Childfund Ireland Operation Smile Christian Aid - Ireland

Indonesia

Members active:
Irish Red Cross Plan International Ireland Tearfund Ireland Front Line Defenders

Iraq

Members active:
GOAL Oxfam Ireland Concern Worldwide Christian Aid - Ireland

Israel and occupied Palestinian territory (IoPt)

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Irish Red Cross Trócaire Centre for Global Education

Jamaica

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Jordan

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Operation Smile

Kenya

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Afri Aiding Resources Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa ActionAid Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Suas Educational Development Trócaire Aidlink Bóthar Front Line Defenders Brighter Communities Worldwide Irish Rule of Law International Childfund Ireland Operation Smile A Partnership with Africa Christian Aid - Ireland

Kosovo

Members active:
Bóthar Irish Rule of Law International Front Line Defenders

Laos

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Lebanon

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Christian Aid - Ireland

Lesotho

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Liberia

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Madagascar

Members active:
Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Front Line Defenders

Malawi

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa Sightsavers Ireland Trócaire Bóthar Front Line Defenders Irish Rule of Law International Christian Aid - Ireland

Malaysia

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Mali

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Mauritania

Members active:
World Vision Ireland Front Line Defenders

Mauritius

Members active:
Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa)

Mexico

Members active:
Front Line Defenders Childfund Ireland Operation Smile ATD Fourth World

Moldova

Members active:
Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Front Line Defenders

Mozambique

Members active:
Plan International Ireland SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland UNICEF Ireland Front Line Defenders Childfund Ireland

Myanmar (Burma)

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Plan International Ireland Trócaire Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Namibia

Members active:

Nepal

Members active:
Habitat for Humanity Ireland Plan International Ireland ActionAid Ireland Bóthar Nepal Leprosy Trust Ireland Oxfam Ireland Front Line Defenders

Nicaragua

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Trócaire Front Line Defenders Operation Smile Christian Aid - Ireland

Niger

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders

Nigeria

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders Christian Aid - Ireland

North Korea

Members active:
Concern Worldwide

Pakistan

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Sightsavers Ireland Trócaire Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance (Viva) Front Line Defenders

Panama

Members active:
Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Paraguay

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Peru

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Bóthar Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World

Philippines

Members active:
Habitat for Humanity Ireland Plan International Ireland SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Childfund Ireland Operation Smile ATD Fourth World Oxfam Ireland Front Line Defenders

Republic of the Congo

Members active:
Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Romania

Members active:
Habitat for Humanity Ireland Bóthar Front Line Defenders

Russia

Members active:
Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Operation Smile Front Line Defenders

Rwanda

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Trócaire Bóthar Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Saint Lucia

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Senegal

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders ATD Fourth World

Sierra Leone

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Concern Worldwide GOAL Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland Trócaire World Vision Ireland Front Line Defenders

Somalia

Members active:
Concern Worldwide Front Line Defenders World Vision Ireland

South Africa

Members active:
SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Front Line Defenders Irish Rule of Law International Operation Smile

South Sudan

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland Concern Worldwide GOAL Oxfam Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland Trócaire Front Line Defenders World Vision Ireland

Sri Lanka

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Childfund Ireland Front Line Defenders

Republic of Sudan

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Plan International Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Trócaire World Vision Ireland

Syria

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Irish Red Cross Tearfund Ireland Trócaire UNICEF Ireland Oxfam Ireland World Vision Ireland Christian Aid - Ireland

Tanzania

Members active:
A Partnership with Africa Children in Crossfire Oxfam Ireland Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Sightsavers Ireland World Vision Ireland Bóthar Front Line Defenders Irish Rule of Law International UCD Volunteers Overseas ATD Fourth World

Thailand

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Childfund Ireland Operation Smile ATD Fourth World Front Line Defenders

Togo

Members active:
Plan International Ireland Self Help Africa Sightsavers Ireland Front Line Defenders

Turkey

Members active:
Concern Worldwide GOAL Front Line Defenders

Uganda

Members active:
GOAL Nurture Africa Oxfam Ireland Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa ActionAid Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland Trócaire Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance (Viva) Aidlink World Vision Ireland Bóthar Front Line Defenders UCD Volunteers Overseas Childfund Ireland CHEEERS

Ukraine

Members active:
Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Front Line Defenders

United States of America

Members active:
Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Front Line Defenders Operation Smile ATD Fourth World

Uruguay

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Venezuela

Members active:
Front Line Defenders Operation Smile

Vietnam

Members active:
Plan International Ireland ActionAid Ireland SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Irish Rule of Law International Childfund Ireland Operation Smile Front Line Defenders

Yemen

Members active:
Irish Red Cross Oxfam Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland UNICEF Ireland

Zambia

Members active:
Habitat for Humanity Ireland Plan International Ireland Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa) Self Help Africa SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Suas Educational Development The National Council of Ireland YMCA Trust Bóthar CBM Ireland Front Line Defenders Irish Rule of Law International Childfund Ireland

Zimbabwe

Members active:
Christian Aid - Ireland GOAL Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation Plan International Ireland ActionAid Ireland SERVE In Solidarity Ireland Sightsavers Ireland Tearfund Ireland Trócaire Bóthar Front Line Defenders

Maldives

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Somaliland

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Mongolia

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Papua New Guinea

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

Singapore

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

South Korea

Members active:
Front Line Defenders

A Partnership with Africa

Partners in development with the people of Africa
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Addressing the Unaddressed

Providing a unique postal address for people living in slums and shanty towns around the world.
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Global Action Plan

Environmental Education and Sustainable Living
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Children in Crossfire

A compassionate world where every child can reach his or her potential
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Irish National Teachers Organisation - Global Solidarity Network

Global Education Issues
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Christian Aid - Ireland

An international aid and development agency building hope for communities in crisis
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Comhlámh

Action for Global Justice
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Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia

The Revolution is Inclusion
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Concern Worldwide

Ending extreme poverty whatever it takes
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Development Perspectives

An Award Winning Provider of Development Education
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GOAL

Working with communities facing extreme poverty and crisis
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Habitat for Humanity Ireland

A world where everyone has a decent place to live
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Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA)

Expert care where it's needed
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Afri

Action from Ireland
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Aiding Resources

Local Initiatives in Developing Countries
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Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation

Together building financial inclusion
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Irish Red Cross

Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary, Unity, Universality
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Misean Cara

Mission Support from Ireland
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National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI)

Building solidarity in the youth work sector
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Nurture Africa

Empowering Vulnerable Children
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Oxfam Ireland

World-wide development organisation mobilising the power of people against poverty
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Plan International Ireland

Standing up for every child’s right to fulfill their potential
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Proudly Made in Africa (formerly Value Added in Africa)

Promoting excellence in African industry
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Self Help Africa

Our vision is an economically thriving & resilient rural Africa
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ActionAid Ireland

Providing support to women and their children in developing countries
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Age Action Ireland

Age Action supports and advocates for equality and human rights for older people
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SERVE In Solidarity Ireland

Working towards a global reduction in vulnerability and improvement in livelihood security
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Sightsavers Ireland

Protecting sight and fighting for disability rights
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Suas Educational Development

Literacy changes everything
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Tearfund Ireland

Hope for a better world, a more equal world
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The National Council of Ireland YMCA Trust

Investing in young people, young leaders, & active citizenship
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The Hope Foundation

Working with street and slum children
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Trócaire

Trócaire envisages a just and peaceful world. We support people regardless of culture, ethnicity, gender or religion.
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UNICEF Ireland

For Every Child
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Vita

For Climate Smart Communities
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Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance (Viva)

Volunteers in Irish Veterinary Assistance
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Aidlink

Empowering Women & Girls, Enabling Communities, Educating Youth
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Voluntary Service International (VSI)

Local and global volunteering for peace
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World Vision Ireland

Committed to the Relief of Poverty Among Communities
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Bóthar

Helping People to Help Themselves
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DSA Ireland

A Space for Dialogue between Development Researchers, Policy-Makers and Practitioners
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Brighter Communities Worldwide

Creating Better Futures
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Eco Unesco

Conserving the Environment, Empowering Young People
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CBM Ireland

Together We Can Do More
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Financial Justice Ireland (formerly Debt & Development Coalition Ireland)

We Campaign for Global Debt and Tax Justice
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Centre for Global Education

Educating for a Just and Sustainable World
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Front Line Defenders

The International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
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Irish Rule of Law International

Using the law to tackle global injustice
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Nepal Leprosy Trust Ireland

empowering for life
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UCD Volunteers Overseas

Volunteering and Global Citizenship
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Childfund Ireland

Working for children's rights
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CHEEERS

Developing Healthcare Together
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Irish Development Education Association (IDEA)

Strengthening and Championing Development Education
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Operation Smile

we create solutions that deliver safe surgery to people where it’s needed most.
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ATD Fourth World

All Together in Dignity
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