Sahr Ngekia, seven-years-old, in Kanikay Boys Shelter, a GOAL sponsored project in Freetown, Sierra Leone, with scars on his arms from where he was tied up by his grandfather for three days, for losing one dollar.
Kevin Clare sees the funny side of things, as Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. has his photograph taken with some jockeys at the Galway Races. It was the first year that there was no Fianna Fáil hospitality tent, under the orders of the new Taoiseach
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Twenty-year-old Selamawit Jovani, eighteen-year-old Selamawit Shimeles and twenty-year-old Ayelu Abera in the plastic shelter which they share in the centre of Addis Ababa, near an open sewer, without power or water. Candles are their only source of heat and light
The Irish humanitarian agency GOAL works with communities in Abyei, a social and economic bridge between North and South Sudan, to develop safe water systems. Here, a GOAL volunteer hands out soap at a health clinic.