Dublin, 31st August 2015 – The ILCU Foundation responded to the Nepal earthquake disaster by committing to provide up to €50,000 in financial assistance from contributions already received from credit unions across the island. The ILCU Foundation donated €10,000 of this commitment to Plan International Ireland to support the Nepal Earthquake Emergency Response Appeal. After a number of months working on the ground Plan International Ireland have reported to the ILCU Foundation that the donation enabled Plan to respond and meet the immediate shelter, water and sanitation needs of 375 families.
The full report, including the budget breakdown, can be found here
The remainder of the financial commitment (€40,000) will go towards the revitalisation of the credit union system; the ILCU Foundation will provide an update with regard to this project in the coming months.