15th April 2014

15 April 2014, Rome - PepsiCo has joined fellow beverage corporation the Coca-Cola Company in giving its official support to a set of global guidelines that protect the rights of poor and vulnerable people to land, livelihoods and food security.

26th March 2014
Reports to: Head of Finance & Administration Salary: €20,000 - €25,000 DOE Contract Type: Full-Time Contract Duration: 6 months with potential to extend Location: Gorta Head Office, 12 Herbert Street, Dublin 2 Closing Date: 28th March 2014
28th February 2014

It is vital that people understand how we work as an organisation and how money is spent.

To allow complete transparency, Gorta keeps all of its annual reports and financial statements on our website and they can be found here

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11th February 2014

A message from Pete Power
Chief Executive, Gorta

Thank you for visiting our website.

Every time you give to help the most vulnerable people in the world through Gorta, we believe it is important that you trust us to spend your donation effectively

We are fully accountable to you in how we spend your donations, and in making sure Gorta applies best practice in governance.

7th February 2014

Are you running the Belfast City Marathon? Why not join forces with Gorta on your journey. Simply run, jog or walk to raise money and support people who really need it. Whatever your passion or fitness level there is something you can do. To join Team Gorta, contact now on 01 664 01 56. Gorta will support and assist you all the way. Thank you for making a difference. Sign up now

6th February 2014

Do you want to get in shape and make a worthy contribution as well. Then join Team Go-Gorta and run the 2014 Women's Mini Marathon in June! Go on, you know you'll look great and feel great too.

Contact Don now by email or call 01 664 01 58 for your starter pack.

12th December 2013

Former Professor of Geography in Trinity College Dublin, and ex-Gorta Chair, Joe Haughton, was today honoured in a newly opened Gorta funded medical and rehabilitation centre in Tamil Nadu, India. The €3.4 million centre will be run by local NGO Social Change and Development (SCAD).

Professor Haughton, and his wife Helen, were in India to attend the opening. Haughton, who initiated Gorta’s relationship with SCAD in the 1980s, had the administrative block in the new centre named after him.

6th December 2013

Gorta, together with local NGO Social Change and Development (SCAD), will officially open a €3.4 medical and rehabilitation centre in Tamil Nadu, India next week.  Irish company PM Group, who provided their engineering and project management expertise pro bono to the project, will also attend the opening.

24th November 2013

Model Pippa O’Connor and 5 year old William O’Connor were on hand today to help Gorta launch its 2013 ‘Give: with Lifetime Gifts’ Christmas catalogue.

Gorta’s Chairman Sean Gaule said, “Christmas is traditionally a time of giving and what better gift can you give than the gift of life. These gifts are truly life-changing for many families and communities in our countries of work, which are predominately in east Africa.”

11th November 2013

Gorta is delighted to announce that its new website, which launched today, has been shortlisted for the 2013 Eircom Spider Awards. The awards are due to take place in Dublin on the 28th November.

The charity is nominated in the ‘Social Entrepreneur; Charitable & Non-Profit Organisations’ category for the redevelopment of their website, which was undertaken by Irish company Strata3.



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