Our Stories Moving Us from Shame to Dignity

"As this book has so many different stories I found it difficult to come up with a cover that would represent all of them at once. Instead of tackling each individual story I decided to base the cover around the stories main corresponding feature. All of the stories in this book were written by ordinary people who have a story to tell and this book enables them to do so. This is something that really inspired me and got me thinking. How each person we meet has a library inside of them, but too often we shy away from sharing it…

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Walk, jog or run to support literacy projects for children in Manila

Join All Together in Dignity Ireland women volunteers along with nearly 40,000 other women in the biggest all-women's charity event in the world. Help us to collect sponsorship and support ATD in Manila and Dublin. For every €10 collected, €3 will fund our work in Ireland and €7 will be sent to the ATD team in the Phillipines. In July 2012, the ATD team in the Philippines launched its literacy programme Ang Galing in impoverished communities of Manila. Ang Galing are Street Libraries that supports children aged 6-14 to read and write. It builds up the self confidence of the children…

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Choirs unite in International Anti-Poverty Drive

Discover how By Ann Marie Foley reported on the launch of ATD Irenland's project "When Voices Unite!" – originally published on www.catholicireland.net Choirs Unite in International Anti-Poverty Drive The ATD Ireland project will conclude on the 30th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17th October 2017. The final singing event will be broadcast by radios worldwide as people from all backgrounds come together to sing and unite their voices against poverty and social exclusion. Voices united on the 11th April 2017 as members of choirs from Dublin and Strasbourg sang together. They were part of the Dublin…

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