Saving more lives together
IN 2020 WE LAUNCHED OUR FIRST APPEAL RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. THANKS TO THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE IRISH PUBLIC WE SUPPORTED PEOPLE TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM CORONAVIRUS IN SOME OF THE MOST VULNERABLE PARTS OF THE WORLD. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR RESPONSE HERE.
Keeping schoolchildren safe from coronavirus in Kenya
Thanks to our appeal, thousands of schoolchildren at eight schools in northern Kenya were given reusable masks to make sure they studied safely. They also received information on how to keep safe from the virus.
Raising awareness of coronavirus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Funds raised during our Coronavirus Appeal have helped to tackle misinformation and raise awareness of the virus across communities in the DRC via health workers and community leaders.
Helping women to support themselves in Ethiopia
Funds raised during the appeal have supported hundreds of women struggling to survive during lockdown to pay for food or restart their businesses in southern Ethiopia.
Preventing the spread of coronavirus in Cox's Bazar
Thanks to the appeal, we have been able to support hundreds of Rohingya families and locals to protect themselves from coronavirus in two refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
Helping students in South Sudan during and after lockdown
Thanks to our Coronavirus Appeal, we were able to ensure many children in Melut County, South Sudan, remained in education throughout lockdown and had a safe return to classrooms when schools reopened.
Preventing the spread of coronavirus in refugee & host communities in Lebanon
Thanks to the Irish public's support for our Coronavirus Appeal, we were able to help hundreds of refugees & people in host communities in Lebanon to protect themselves from the virus.
Keeping refugee children safe from coronavirus in Cameroon
Thanks to the support of the Irish public, we helped over 4,000 children to keep safe from coronavirus in Minawo refugee camp and the local community in Northern Cameroon.