Day of HOPE 2018 Launch

2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher and inspirational campaigner Vicky Phelan, International Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher, and TV presenter Brendan Courtney took part in the launch of The National Day of HOPE for The Hope Foundation.

Cork Lunch a Resounding Success!

The Hope Foundation’s annual lunch, kindly sponsored by O’ Flynn Group and Horner APG took place on Friday 21st September in the luxurious surroundings of The Maryborough Hotel and Spa in Cork. The lunch was a celebration of resilience, solidarity, friendship and of course 19 successful years of HOPE’s work, improving the lives of vulnerable street and slum children in Kolkata India.

Educational Sponsorship Programme Campaign

  We urgently need child sponsors for our programme in Kolkata. We have 49 children and 29 teenagers and young adults on the Educational Sponsorship list waiting for sponsors. Can you help us?  For as little as €5 euro a week you will change a life. The Hope Foundation’s Educational Sponsorship Programme was set up to…

Peaches Kemp in Kolkata

Domini and Peaches Kemp have become two of Ireland’s leading food entrepreneurs after opening the popular Itsa café on Abbey Street in 1999. The company has now expanded to include seven branches of Itsa stores and six Itsa cafés, an outdoor catering company and speciality coffee outlet, Joe’s.

Peaches took her entrepreneurial skills to Kolkata in 2018. In this piece Peaches talks about her volunteering experience and her renewed faith in kindness.