b'AUSTRALIA AROUND THE WORLD Inspired by Jim Stynes Reach Foundation of Melbourne,Soaris a collective movement whichbelieves that there is greatness within all young people. The foundation delivers early intervention- preventative, wellness workshops for young people aged 1218 years from all backgrounds. Withprograms that aim to help young people fulfil their true potential, since 2012 Soar has worked withmore than 30,000 young people in Ireland. Since 2015 The Ireland Funds Australia has contributedmore than $195,000 in grants to Soar.Proudly supported by the Australian Young Leaders, CaraCareprovidesinnovative and unique group work programs for children who have been abused in the Greater Sydney area. Trained trauma therapists assist children in overcoming traumaby harnessing the innate healing potential of music, dance, movement and creativeart forms. Cara is the Irish word for friend and there can be no more fitting namefor a program that exists to promote resilience and recovery through the power ofcommunity and creativity.Pioneered by Trinity College Dublin and part of a global network,Science Gallery Melbourneaims to engage young adults through the collision of arts and science, with 75% of future jobs requiring STEM qualifications. The Ireland Funds Australia are proud to be in the 3rd year of partnership with SGM, including funding which assisted: Launch of the first exhibition BLOOD Indigenous Cadetship Regional Schools OutreachAustralian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) is a private sector led non-profit organization focused on empowering Indigenous children to build a future through quality education and careers at Australian schools, universities andcompanies. The partnership between AIEF and The Ireland Funds Australia means 80scholarship places by 2020.In 2018 the AIEF scholarship students achieved a 92% retention and Year 12 completion rate 97% tertiary retention and completion rate 95% of AIEF Alumni were productively engaged in career pathways such as tertiary study and full-time employmentOfficially launched by the Governor-General of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove in September 2017, theTrinity College Business School and The Ireland Funds Australia Partnership will enable: 20 places by 2023 4 scholarships per year for Australian residents to earn their MBA at Irelands leading universityconnect 201987'