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THIS YEAR WE ARE CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

Of community Development in Africa!

2007 - 2017

OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE OLYMPIANS!

Crista Cullen - Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist

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THINKING ABOUT VOLUNTEERING IN 2017?

Check out our Volunteer Building Project in Galana Kenya in September 2017

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GALANA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Before the Friends From Ireland Volunteer Building Project

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GALANA PRIMARY SCHOOL

After the Friends From Ireland Volunteer Building Project

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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ANIMAL CONSERVATION?

Volunteer on our Animal Conservation project in 2017

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WE ARE FRIENDS FROM IRELAND

Supporting community development in Africa.

WE ARE FRIENDS FROM IRELAND

Friends From Ireland are a group of people from all walks of life who take part in community building projects in Africa. We are a non-profit organisation and pride ourselves on sourcing materials, and labour, from within and around the communities we work in. We currently have projects in Kenya, Namibia and Lesotho. Our projects involve lots of “get stuck in” attitude, determination and team effort. Our volunteers raise funding and participate in the projects themselves. They have come from all parts of Ireland and Europe and from diverse backgrounds. Each project sees new volunteers joining some who have already been away with us. All are welcome once they have no fear of work. Age is not a factor once you are healthy and willing to work in a team. There is work for everyone and previous building experience, although a plus, is not required. F.F.I. Projects are challenging and volunteers should be in possession of an adventurous spirit. If you dont have one when you leave be aware you will have one when you come back

LATEST VOLUNTEER BUILDING PROJECTS

Typical projects include building or repairing schools, constructing classroom furniture and latrines, animal conservation and research.

Galana Primary School
Galana Primary School
Galana Infant School
Galana Infant School
Sorris Sorris School & Dormitory
Sorris Sorris School & Dormitory
SDA Infant School Project
SDA Infant School Project
Patiseng Primary School
Patiseng Primary School
Galana Clinic
Galana Clinic
Galana Primary 2013
Galana Primary 2013
SDA Infant School
SDA Infant School
SDA Secondary School
SDA Secondary School

OUR FOCUS

1

Education

2

Conservation

3

Community Support

OUR GOALS

1

Build Quality Safe Schools

2

Promote & Support AHCR

3

Support Community Projects

OUR IMPACT

1

More children go to school

2

Thriving Animal Population

3

New jobs for locals

VOLUNTEER WITH US IN KENYA

We have two projects next year. Both in the stunning Galana Wildlife Conservancy.  Make a real difference in 2017.

Galana Secondary School
Galana Secondary School
GALANA CONSERVATION
GALANA CONSERVATION

OUR SUPPORTERS

OUR PARTNERS