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Q1: When was Trocaire established and how long has it been in business?
It is a new charity set up five years ago.

It was set up 500 years ago by ancient druids.

It started was 30 years by Irish Catholic Bishops.

It was established during the 1980's in a Convent.

Q2: What does the word 'Trocaire' mean?

It is the gaelic word for peace.

It is the latin word for love.

It is the french word for charity.

It is the gaelic word for compassion.

Q3: How much of my donation goes towards the fund I've chosen?

For the expenditure year ending 2006, 92% was direct charitable expenditure.

For the expenditure year ending 2006, 92% was on fundraising and publicity.

For the expenditure year ending 2006, 50% was on fundraising and publicity.

For the expenditure year ending 2006, 50% was on management and expenditure.

Q4: How does Trocaire operate in times of crisis?

Trocaire imports all emergancy supplies from Europe every day.

Trocaire works with a local partner to purchase supplies rather than importing them.

Trocaire works with another foreign partner to import goods together.

Trocaire ships supplies by helicopter every 12 hours until the crisis is over.