At the third annual International Women’s Day Luncheon on Friday (3rd March), Hope founder and Hon. Director Maureen Forrest, MC RTE’s Ruth Scott and author Moira Geary (the Recombobulator) joined forces as special guests, to highlight the role of women in society and raise awareness for marginalised women and girls in Kolkata, India.
Laura Morgenstern works at The Hope Foundation head office in Cork and traveled to Kolkata as a group leader as part of HOPE’s School Immersion Programme. Laura traveled with students from Templemore Secondary School and Regina Mundi College Cork.
Here you can read Laura’s daily diary about the groups experiences in Kolkata.
Meet Mita and see how your support is bringing about real and sustainable change in the lives of the children in Kolkata.
Mita is the youngest of 8 in her family. At just 4 years old, Mita spent every day trying to survive by searching…
Yoga For HOPE was established in 2009 by yoga teacher and dedicated supporter of HOPE, Mella Murphy, to help raise much needed funds to support HOPE’s projects with the street and slum children of Kolkata.
Help to paint our crèches and homes on a journey of a lifetime: HOPE U CAN PAINT promises the journey of a lifetime – it was for Desmond Ryan – you can read what he has had to say about his time in Kolkata just below this piece.Would you like to join us this November to do volunteer painting…
Well done to the sixteen transition year students from Rockwell College who going to Kolkata with The Hope Foundation.
Former rugby international Denis Leamy visited Rockwell earlier this week for the presentation of a €35,000 cheque to HOPE from the students.
The annual fundraising luncheon is organised around International Women’s Day to highlight the role of women in society, raise awareness for marginalised women across the world and to be a voice for the voiceless.
The Hope Foundation invites you to join them and walk the Camino de Santiago, the French Way, the last 100kms from 24th June – 1st July 2017.
Want to travel to India? Enjoy guided walks? Would you like to help a street child?
This fantastic walk will see you travel to India for the experience of a lifetime with The Hope Foundation.
Wild Frontiers and The Hope Foundation present A Night of Adventure!
Hear amazing tales of adventure as diverse as trekking in Afghanistan, an unaided expedition across Antarctica, motor-biking around Africa and riding a horse 3,000 miles along the Old Silk Road.
Speaking at the event will be Richard Dunwoody (former champion jockey and polar adventurer), Jonny Bealby (adventurer and founder of Wild Frontiers) and Marc Leaderman (expedition leader and head of group tours).
An evening that is sure to provide some colourful stories and insight into some of the world’s most intriguing destinations.