July 15th, World Youth Skills Day, an initiative proposed by draft resolution by Sri Lanka and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2014. High youth unemployment often means being unable to escape the effects of poverty, and affects entire families, communities and nations.Details
Today is World Day for International Justice. We’d like to raise awareness this day by highlighting important issues related to social inequality, and the ways in which The Hope Foundation are working towards bridging the gap and improving the lives of street and slum residents in Kolkata.Details
This week, from the 1st to the 7th of August, is World Breastfeeding Week. According to the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, for 2016 the theme for World Breastfeeding Week is about linking breastfeeding with Sustainable Development Goals, with how we value wellbeing from the start of life, how to respect each other and care for the world we share.Details
Carmel Burke from Blarney was the lucky winner who walked away with a state of the art Husqvarna ride-on lawnmower on December 30th The TC138 mower, worth almost €2,500, was kindly donated by Atkins Garden World, Cork, with all proceeds going to The Hope Foundation. We would like to thank everyone who supported the raffle! …Details
From 5th – 13th November, students from the Cork Life Centre will travel to Kolkata, India with the Hope Foundation. They will learn about the work which the Foundation does to help marginalised and vulnerable young people in Kolkata, and will become involved in that work themselves.
This will be the third year that young people from the Centre will undertake this kind of journey. The impact this work has had on our young people has been incredible. We would be very grateful for your support.Details
HOPE is a member of the Charities Institute Ireland (Cii), the body formed from the merger of ICTR and Fundraising Ireland in 2016. We are very proud to have been awarded “Triple Lock” status by the Cii, demonstrating our commitment to best practice in all aspects of transparent reporting, ethical fundraising and good governance. To find…Details
At HOPE we are listening to the most vulnerable children in the world. One such child is Riya. Riya was found abandoned, suffering from severe disabilities, in a plastic bag under a seat in one of Kolkata’s busiest train stations. Riya, estimated to be around 5 or 6, was most likely abandoned due to the…Details