Trócaire is the overseas development agency for the Catholic church of Ireland. It was set up in 1973 as a charity to express the concerns of the ICC for the suffering of people living in the poorest regions/country. Today Trócaire works with the churches and local organisations in over 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Trocaire too responds to humanitarian crisis in countries where natural disasters or conflict/war have put people’s lives at risk. They take care for women’s rights, help families grow crops and access clean water. They also cater for all human rights.