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From Ballymun to Boston

On 15th November 2012, CAFTA's lead founder, Sr Lena Deevy received the Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad from President Higgins. In the early 80's Lena and other local women in Ballymun set up CAFTA's first community education training programme, training home helps and delivering Self Help training for clients of the home help service.

CAFTA continues to deliver this vital training today building the confidence and self esteem of local people in our Home and Self Management Programme.

Click on Learn More to link to Irish Times article.

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