Coalition of Aid & Development Agencies NI

Coalition of Aid & Development Agencies NI

The Coalition of Aid and Development Agencies in Northern Ireland (CADA) is an umbrella organisation of those overseas aid agencies with an active presence in Northern Ireland. There are currently 19 member agencies, which, are collectively supported by more than 400,000 people across Northern Ireland who donate their money and time to campaign, fundraise and volunteer. Together our members raise a combined income of over £28 million. 

CADA is made up of a management committee and a Public Engagement Group. 

Management Committee - Peter Anderson, Concern Worldwide (Chair), Corrine Heaney, Save the Children (Deputy Chair), Dave Thomas, Christian Aid (Secretary), Andrea Brown, Disability Aid Abroad (Treasurer). Committee Members: Alice Dawson-Lyons (Oxfam), Eithne McNulty (Self Help Africa), Jenny Williams (Habitat for Humanity NI), Siobhan Hanley (Trócaire NI). 

Public Engagement Group – This group carries out joint lobbying and awareness raising work in Northern Ireland on issues of concern to CADAs members

Since May 2019, Lucy Keown has joined CADA NI as a part-time Development Officer to support the work of the Coalition. 



CADA’s main objectives are to promote sustainable development, social justice and a fairer society in both local and global contexts. 

CADA supports sustainable international development by: 

  • Enhancing awareness and a better understanding of development issues in Northern Ireland; 
  • Influencing policy at local, national and international government level; 
  • Supporting its members to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their activities.

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.


c/o Concern Worldwide
47 Frederick Street
Co Antrim
United Kingdom


028 9033 1100


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