Simon sums up his first three months volunteering in Malawi

Simon and Bridgett on a boat on Lake Chilwa

Simon is a VMM volunteer teaching in a secondary school in Sitima, Malawi. Here he reports his experiences of the first three months. I came on November the 21st from an extremely cold England into the searing heat of the warm heart of Africa as Malawi is sometimes called. Heat is definitely an abiding…

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OBAAT helps 200 more children go to school

Group of school children

“Kyakagunga Primary is a community school 47km along Fort Portal – Kamwenge road near the edge of Kibale National Park, Kamwenge District, Western Uganda. The land for the school was donated by Kyakagunga Catholic Church, but the school is open to everyone, regardless of religion. It is in a very…

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Short-term volunteer projects offer variety

Volunteer with children

VMM’s short term programme is launching this year programmes beginning in Uganda and Malawi. Current project leaders have been busy organising projects with overseas partners to begin as soon as November. Additional projects will begin in early 2016. The new initiative will allow volunteers of all ages to work directly alongside…

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