Progressio Ireland is an independent Irish international development organisation that is part of the Progressio family. Through our skill-sharing and development worker programme we work in partnership with local organisations in 11 countries to facilitate people’s active participation in their own development. Contributing to structural policy change at a global level is fundamental to our work. Our key areas are participation/ effective governance and sustainable environment.

Recent Blog Posts


Dublin Office Operations

A bit of spring is in the air. And with that, a bit of hope, too, as Progressio Ireland is facing some tough times. Due to some restructuring processes, the Dublin office will be c ... read more

Zimbabwe: Communications for development helps people speak out

Development Worker Kuziva Zimunya reports from Zimbabwe on how communications skills can empower people to improve their lives. Progressio believes in what I believe in – capacit ... read more

Haiti: “May our country be reborn at last!”

Progressio welcomes a statement issued last month by the Jesuits of Haiti, to mark the fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake of January 2010. Four years on, despite all ... read more

Coalition says EU has rolled back on its climate leadership

The Stop Climate Chaos coalition is deeply disappointed with the unambitious white paper released by the European Commission today on the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework. ... read more

Where We Work

  Dominican Republic & HaitiEl SalvadorHondurasMalawiNicaraguaPeruSomalilandTimor-LesteYemenZimbabwe
Progressio Ireland Partner Countries

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Central America & The Carribbean: Haiti & Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. South America: Peru. Africa: Malawi, Somaliland and Zimbabwe. Asia: Timor-Leste. Middle East: Yemen.

Progressio's Activities

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Our Campaigns

Waterproof Development Campaign

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Progressio Ireland's “Waterproof Development” campaign  fights for the equitable and sustainable management of global water resources, with a specific focus on poor and vulnerable groups. With this campaign Progressio aims to address the unsustainable and unjust patterns of water access and consumption.

We recently campaigned for stronger commitments and"The Future We Want" the  Rio +20 conference in Rio De Janiro in June 2012.

Read the reports from the Progressio delegation, Progressio Ireland's analysis of the Rio+20 outcomes or a blog post on what all of this means for poor and marginalised communities in Yemen.

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Waterproofing Development

This video won the Better Together Video Awards in 2012. Read more.

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Young Film Makers


Environmental Awareness in El Salvador

The children of El Tamarindo in El Salvador wrote, planned and shot this video about environmental awareness and advocay education. Read more...

Our work is supported by:

Irish Aid Progressio Ireland acknowledges the generous support of Irish Aid.

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Cómhlámh Code of Good Practice We are signatories to Comhlámh Code of Good Practice and the Volunteering Charter.