Water for life: Improving access to water in Northern Uganda

Ugandan girl at her new borehole

In partnership with Kiyinda Mityana Diocese in Uganda, VMM have had incredible success with helping over 5000 people access clean water for the first time this year. The Misean Cara funded project involved a variety of activities to improve the lives of communities in North West Uganda, where access to…

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VMM International Resilience Building Projects 

Sitima Project Vegetable Garden

Sustainable Living in Malawi: One of the main aims behind VMM’s mission is to strengthen resilience in communities faced by the daily challenges of living in Sub-Saharan Africa, made more difficult by the disproportionate effects of climate change, on the global south. VMM helps communities by combining their strengths to rise to these…

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Marcelo, Operations Manager, Uganda

Operations Manager for One Brick at a Time, Uganda (OBAAT) Marcelo has been a volunteer with VMM for over 3 years working with One Brick at a Time in Ft Portal, Uganda. Marcelo coordinates many construction linked projects helping to rebuild local schools and health centres. OBAAT works with local…

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Emily, Sophie and Eilis, Safeguard Mentors, Uganda

Safeguarding Mentoring Project VMM has been implementing a vital partner capacity development project in the area of Child Safeguarding and the Protection of Vulnerable Adults. We have assisted the development of policies and have trained personnel in 22 partnerships since 2011. This project will be continued with VMM partners in…

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Sandy, Nurse Trainer, Sierra Leone

Nurse Trainer at the St John of God School of Nursing in Lunsar, Sierra Leone. Sandy worked at the Matata Hospital in 2006 in Kenya. Here she was a public health nurse with the main goal to improve standards of the Hospital. In 2008, her post was in the Mother…

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Keith and Sally, Lecturers, Uganda

Tippy Taps Project with pilot schools

Lecturers at Canon Apollo Core PTC, Teachers Training College in Fort Portal, Uganda. Keith is a Woodwork and Metalwork Tutor and Sally is a Teacher Trainer and Curriculum Advisor. A note from Sally’s monthly newsletter: “The second year student’s return on 14th September, then it is the mad frenzy when…

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Orla, IT Trainer, Tanzania

IT Trainer in Arusha and Malambo, Tanzania Orla has recently returned to Malambo Parish in Tanzania to replicate a project which she set up and ran in Esso Parish in Arusha. It was identified that skills training was essential in both areas and IT training was especially a skill of…

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Ber, Development Coordinator, Uganda

Volunteer Women in Development Coordinator for Caritas Kampala in Uganda Ber works under the Caritas Kampala Diocese in the Gender in Development Programme. The current activities include: Capacity building on thematic areas, agricultural activities, vocational and soft skills trainings, cottage industries, sanitation and hygiene programmes, saving and credit scheme and…

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