International Women’s Day Luncheon a Great Success

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’s Kolkata Diary

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.

Volunteer Painting HOPE Projects Oct 2012

HOPE You Can Paint 2017

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…

From Cashel to Kolkata

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.

Night of Adventure

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.