Being the change in Burkina Faso – through farming

Being the change in Burkina Faso – through farming

In the following article (from the Farmer’s Journal) Tracey Donaghey tells the story of an optician, Paul Connolly, who is involved with a business initiative called the Economy of Communion. Paul is promoter of a development project in Burkina Faso, where he went with some friends some months ago. We thank Mr Donaghey and the Farmer’s Journal for letting us publish the article.

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Fundraiser Fun Day on the 9th June

Fundraiser Fun Day on the 9th June

Dear friends,
we are a group of 17 young people travelling to the Philippines this July to take part in an international Congress called Genfest.
At this congress we will be having workshops and discussion groups with young people from all over the world who share our ideal of a united world. During these discussions we will […]

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Buiding Community Together – Open Day Saturday 7th April

Buiding Community Together – Open Day Saturday 7th April

For the first time the Focolare Movement, which began in the midst of the conflict of World War II will be hosting its all–Ireland annual gathering in Belfast to explore local projects and hear from some expert speakers how to build community together. A few days before the 20th Anniversary of the Belfast Peace Agreement more than 100 people from the Republic of Ireland are arriving in Belfast to join Building Community Together.

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Focolare Easter Gathering in Belfast

Focolare Easter Gathering in Belfast

A weekend to bring together people from all over Ireland to reflect on how we can built a culture of trust in our homes, local neighborhood, faith and civic communities and institutions. The setting in Belfast and the timing of marking 20 years of journey post Belfast/Good Friday Agreement is not just to reflect on peaceful progress but to create a confidence that together we personally can make a difference.

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Repair Cafe Belfast

Repair Cafe Belfast

Repair cafes are pop up community events where people can get help to fix broken things. Next Belfast event Sat. 24th February – South Belfast Quaker Meeting House 10:30 – 14:00

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