12 Sep

Galway fairtrade company helps special needs children in Gaza

BY Declan Varley,

Irish Quaker Faith in Action and Mount of Olives Imports combine to support special needs school in Gaza.

A Galway-based company set up to sell Palestinian Fairtrade olive oil in Ireland is supporting a special needs school in Gaza with funds to purchase speech lab equipment.

The help will ensure that many children with hearing and speech problems will get treatment that would otherwise be unavailable to them.

The company, Mount of Olives, was established by well-known Galway-based activists Niall Farrell and Richard Kimball and re-invests the profits back into schools and youth projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

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