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Thoughts from NGO networkers; working together to end world poverty.

On this blog, we post regular thoughts and opinions, based on our experiences as staff of Dóchas. We want to use this blog to start discussions on topics, and the views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily of Dóchas or its member organisations.








#NotATarget: we must respect and protect those who need humanitarian aid - and those who deliver it

author: 
comms
17 august 2017

To mark World Humanitarian Day, which takes place on Saturday 19 August, we are delighted to feature a guest blog from Noreen Gumbo – Chair of the Dóchas Humanitarian Aid Working Group and Head of Humanitarian Programmes with Trócaire.    Next Saturd... Read more

Dóchas Breakfast Briefing: Insights into Public Trust for INGOs

author: 
comms
04 july 2017

  Our intern, Katie Hennessy, has written a blog on our recent breakfast briefing on Public Attitudes to Overseas Aid. Check it out below.   The Dóchas Breakfast Briefing on Public Attitudes to Aid and NGOS was held in the Gresham Hotel, the morning... Read more

Disability is not a niche issue: it is a mainstream issue requiring a mainstream response - Dr. Mary Keogh

author: 
comms
30 june 2017

Today we're featuring a guest blog by Dr. Mary Keogh, CBM Ireland, on behalf of the Dóchas Disability in International Development Working Group. Read more

For Dochas Members - Survey Feedback & Ideas for Activities

author: 
membershipengagement
07 june 2017

Our members completed a survey in March 2017 and we're happy to share some of the findings in this short video. We're very grateful to all the inviduals who took the time to fill out this survey, and for the useful direction that you've provided on... Read more

For Dochas Members - Survey Feedback & Ideas for Activities

author: 
membershipengagement
07 june 2017

Our members completed a survey in March 2017 and we're happy to share some of the findings in this short video. We're very grateful to all the inviduals who took the time to fill out this survey, and for the useful direction that you've provided on... Read more

New resource for charities - free toolkit on Data Protection

author: 
membershipengagement
25 may 2017

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Offer for Dóchas Members: Leadership Coaching Programme

author: 
membershipengagement
18 may 2017

Photo: RawPixel on Unsplash.com Dóchas have an opportunity for our members to participate in a leadership training pilot programme, with facilitator, coach and consultant Catherine Vaughan. Read more