Finola is a co-founder and driving force behind not-for-profit Ripplezoo. Coming from a nursing background she is both compassionate and passionate.
Finola manages all of the What About Us administration, the Schools Program, the Corporate Social Responsibility program and the Cameroon project which in the past two years has sent over €1m worth of medical equipment to local hospitals.
Our volunteer trips to Cameroon seem like so long ago. Challenging as they were, we were so disappointed when our 2021 trip was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, we kept in contact with our […]
Report on Ripplezoo walk from Arklow to Greystones on Saturday September 12th 2020 Itinerary 8am Meet up in Arklow Bay Hotel carpark. 10.30am Bay Café in Brittas – a feast of bacon & egg rolls and a […]
The Moringa tree, widely used in the Philippines is a small, scraggly tree with the most amazing nutritional and medicinal benefits. It grows well in arid, sub-tropical areas and has multiple uses in cooking, cosmetics and […]
Ripplezoo with His Excellency Nayang Toukam Inocent in 2018 At a recent press conference, His excellency Nayang Toukam Inocent , King of Batoufam for the last 31 years, presented an Event which will take place at […]
With Ireland in lockdown to combat the deadly Covid-19 virus, many people are suffering. Anxiety, fear and loneliness are just a few of the emotions shared by so many people. But we will get through it […]
As the Corona virus spreads across the whole world, we are seeing and hearing stories that we never expected in the 21st century. This virus has taken over and is creating chaos, suffering, loss of life and […]
A dry, cold Sunday morning and the Southside Sunday Strollers assembled at the Garden of Remembrance at the top of O’Connell Street. Our tour guide, Eoin Sheehan took us through the streets of Dublin, sharing so […]
After months of fundraising and preparation we are back again in the town of Batoufam, West Cameroon where we started three projects in 2018 focusing on health and education. The renovation of a school, bringing sanitation […]
The Orangery, in the stunning Killruddery house played backdrop to the recent JUJU fashion show raising much needed funds for Ripplezoo. Curated exclusively by Juliet Ledwidge, who is travelling to Cameroon with the charity this November. […]
In November 2018, 13 eager volunteers arrived in Cameroon, not knowing what to expect but hoping to make a difference. Thanks to Ripple Zoo, our generous support here in Ireland and the warm welcome of the […]