Charity information

Trócaire

Trócaire supports individuals and communities in over 20 developing countries to live with independence and dignity. Trócaire has four main programme areas: humanitarian response, women's empowerment, food and resource rights and justice and human rights.

In Ireland, the charity raises awareness about the root causes of poverty and inequality.

Founded 1973

  • Mission statement

    Our Vision
    Trócaire envisages a just and peaceful world where:

    -People’s dignity is ensured and rights are respected;
    -Basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably;
    -People have control over their own lives;
    -Those in power act for the common good.

    Our Mission
    Inspired by Gospel values, Trócaire works for a just and sustainable world for all.

    Trócaire gives expression to this mission by:

    -Providing long-term support to people who live with extreme poverty in the developing world, enabling them to work their way out of poverty;
    -Providing assistance to people most in need in emergencies and enabling communities to prepare for future emergencies;
    -Tackling the structural causes of poverty by mobilising people for justice in Ireland and abroad.

    Our Values
    All of Trócaire's work is underpinned by the following five values:

    Solidarity
    Participation
    Perseverance
    Courage
    Accountability

  • Aims

    Trócaire aims to:

    • People’s dignity is ensured and rights are respected;
    • Basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably
    • People have control over their own lives;
    • Those in power act for the common good.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1973

    Phone number: 02890808030

    Address: 50 King Street BT1 6AD