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Ageing in Developing Countries

The Ageing & Development programme works on issues facing older people in developing countries, such as income insecurity, access to pensions and social protection, access to health care, age discrimination and the inclusion of older people policies and programmes.

Age Action has for many years partnered with HelpAge International.  We currently work together on an Irish Aid funded project, in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.

In December 2016, the Irish government joined 192 other countries across the world in signing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They are a collection of 17 goals that aim to change our world into a fairer, healthier, and happier place for everyone by 2030. 

Age Action runs a workshop based on our work in Africa and if you would like more information, please contact

Ageing & Development funding