i4Life are volunteer health professionals in Ireland and the Global South. Our primary focus is the child Under 5 and our main objective is to achieve a sustainable and healthy future by reducing disease and malnutrition. Our primary long-term project is our nutrition cascade model in Zambia, which provides a gold standard nutrition clinic, providing support, training and volunteers to existing charities in development and emergency situation in Zambia, Uganda and Liberia.





Type of organisation:

NGO/ community-based organisation/ charity


  • Children
  • Education and training
  • Health services and health promotion
  • Human Rights
  • International aid
  • Sustainable development
  • Volunteering


  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • European learning networks and exchanges
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Governance
  • Policy, advocacy and campaigns
  • Research

EU Project Experience

No experience

This organisation is new to EU funding and will be supported by the Access Europe team.

EU Funding Goals

i4Life are interested in developing long lasting partnerships and relationships to support the capacity building and community empowerment in Zambia.

Our goal is to support and share our expertise with consortium partners with a focus on

  • child nutrition in the first 1,000 days;
  • human rights;
  • education;
  • sustainable livliehoods;
  • and innovative research to address malnutrition.

Our collaborative approach aims to bring real added value to communities in an ethical and sustainable way.


i4Life is run by health professionals, with extensive experience in child health care. As medical health professionals, nurses and doctors, we offer our expertise and support to our Zambian colleagues thus ensuring sustainable care for children and of our programmes.

i4Life employees, volunteers and Trustees apply their expertise to focus on education, immunisation, nutrition and Human Rights.

I4Life has sustainable and valued partnerships with  local stakeholders such as the Neri clinics, University of Zambia (UNZA), Ministry of Health (MoH), Irish Aid (IA) and University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and provides extensive training and support to community health workers. These programmes have been hugely successful and will continue for many years to come, reaching the most vulnerable.

We have established and recognised nutrition clinics in townships around Lusaka. We employ two Nutritionists and 32 Community Health Workers to treat children, educate their parents and communities, in a sustainable way. Since 2018 UNZA Dietetic students gain their Community Clinical Skills at the i4Life Nutrition clinic. This is the first community placement of its kind in Zambia.

4Life has extensive experience in providing training on child safeguarding.

Our internal policies reflect our commitment to children and vulnerable adults. i4Life are compliant with the Charities Governance Code and our Trustees all have the necessary skills to ensure we operate ethically, lawfully and in accordance with our mission statement; "To help achieve a sustainable and healthy future for children under 5 by reducing disease and malnutrition in low-resource countries”.


Contact Name:

Maura Moran

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