Hike for HOPE

Dad and I travelled to Kerry on Saturday morning in order to reach Mount Brandon at 3pm to start our first climb. The weather was not on our side as the tail of Hurricane Harvey came through Dingle – to top things off the Dingle Marathon was on, as you can imagine we decided it was not our day.

The Rose of Tralee & HOPE

The Rose of Tralee International Festival takes place this week. We want to thank 2016 Rose Maggie McEldowney and the Rose Festival for their amazing support and share this incredible video of Maggie’s visit to Kolkata. Maggie is a wonderful ambassador for HOPE.

Trafficked – Asha & Renu

  July 30th was International Day against trafficking in persons. Read Asha and Renu’s terrifying story here and how Renu was rescued through HOPEs support. Asha and her daughter Renu (names changed) went on a pilgrimage to Brindaban with a guru, whom they trusted and were devoted to. They reached Brindaban the following day and…

Impact Report- HOPE You Can Paint June 2017

We commenced sending young people on the HOPE You Can Paint programme in 2014 and have had three groups travel to Kolkata to work with HOPE since that time. A new departure for us it has developed into a pivotal part of our school year and the programmes and opportunities we deliver to young people.

Gaisce Challenge Partner

HOPE are delighted to be an official challenge partner with GAISCE (The President’s Award).

The President’s Award is a self-development programme that encourages you to find your passion, get active and make a difference in your community! Gaisce is a direct challenge from the President of Ireland to young people aged 15-25 to dream big and realise their potential.

We Are Listening: Riya’s Story

At HOPE we are listening to the most vulnerable children in the world. One such child is Riya. Riya was found abandoned, suffering from severe disabilities, in a plastic bag under a seat in one of Kolkata’s busiest train stations. Riya, estimated to be around 5 or 6, was most likely abandoned due to the…

Annual Dublin Lunch

The annual Hope Foundation Lunch was a fantastic success. Huge thanks to all attendees, sponsors and donors. The annual lunch is a longstanding event and the money raised has made an extraordinary difference to the girls at Ashar Aloo home.