Introducing… Karen

We are delighted to have Karen Buttimer join our team! Here’s a little about who she is and what she’ll be doing with us at Innovista… Where do you live and what brought you there? I currently live in Belfast. I moved here, from Cork, in 2006 to take up a job with IFES Ireland,…

Hope at Christmas

  Thank you for your support and encouragement that has enabled us to equip young leaders to bring hope to communities across the island this year. One of those groups of young leaders was a transition year class from Mount Carmel Secondary School. Last week they brought hope, smiles and cheer to the residents of a local nursing…

“No-one taught us this leadership stuff”

Over the past few months we’ve met several church leaders and a recurring theme in conversation has been “I can equip people to get to grips with the Bible no problem, but this leadership stuff – we didn’t get taught that”. Which is where we fit in! We are passionate about equipping leaders (within churches)…

‘Step Into Summer’ (Follow Up)

    Our ‘Step Into Summer’ fundraising event went well Saturday. We could not have done it without those who donated clothes and those who donated their time! Susie designed our poster, organized a load of the clothes and was a massive help. Grace and Becca did a beautiful job with the afternoon tea making us all feel at…

Introducing Anne – our newest team member

Just over two months after arriving in Dublin from Indiana, Anne is helping teenagers in Ballymun bring hope to their community through our RISE programme: I’ve been surprised by how much the teenagers care about each other and excited as I’ve watched them be inspired to bring change to their community.  I love watching their faces…