VMM Prepares for Short Term Projects 2017!

VMM offer a wide variety of short term volunteer experiences in Africa with our partners in 2017. We are offering an exciting opportunity to volunteer in Kampala, Uganda next summer for four weeks. Groups of 8-10 volunteers will take part in teaching assistance at local primary schools in the Nansana area; this will…

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How to do re-entry badly

Our International Programme Manager Louise recently wrote an article for the Lay Mission Union of Ireland’s quarterly newsletter. In it, she bares all about her experiences dealing with re-entry into European life after 5 years living in Uganda. I’m a big advocate for ‘good’ re-entry. For making the absolute best…

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Short term volunteers leave Uganda today

  Today our  Uganda teaching project volunteers are reluctantly leaving Uganda for the journey back to the UK. Louise, Phoebe and Joanne have had 4 weeks living in Africa helping develop schools in the local community. All of our volunteers have thoroughly enjoyed their experience and feel they have gained…

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VMM growing small business in Kenya

Currently VMM is working with 9 project partners in Kenya in both urban and rural areas. These include Dioceses, Religious Congregations and Community Development Organisations who are all working at grassroots level with those who are marginalised, in many ways, to promote integral human development.   VMM personnel are involved…

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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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