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Our Dympna Meaney Fund Is Supporting Three Ethiopian Development Activists.

  Pictured left to right: Martha Yigezu, Mebrat Yosef and Zehara Seid. The Dympna Meaney Women’s Leadership Skills Development Bursary has supported three development activists from Ethiopia in accessing training in Leadership Skills. Martha Yigezu, Mebrat Yosef and Zehara Seid, all of whom work with Concern Worldwide in Ethiopia will be attending their 3 day course in July 2015. Building confidence and leadership skills is fundamental

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#FirstWeds: The Revolution Will Not Be Funded.

  Pictured: Brian Harvey, Rita Fagan and Hans Zomer. What have decades of professionalisation meant for the capacity of the not-for-profit sector to effectively challenge the political agenda? Has the pressure of threats to funding led to a shying away from engaging with grassroots activism? What impact does a distancing from the political process have on our ability to effect radical change? These were

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