VMM International Continuing to Safeguard and Protect Children

VMM Positive Discipline Programme Children Beneficiaries

VMM International’s Safeguarding & Protection Programme The VMM International Safeguarding & Protection Programme and the work of Safeguarding Manager, Lucy Monari, and Positive Discipline Programme Volunteer, Eilís McDonald, continue to spread and support safeguarding training and activities, creating awareness and protecting the rights of children and vulnerable adults, at community level through our network…

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Parish Appeals, and So Does Volunteering

Parish Appeals

It’s The People That You Meet In Your Neighbourhood Since returning from my placement with VMM in Uganda in 2017, I have over the past two years had the opportunity to assist VMM with some Parish Appeals. Initially when asked, I must confess, I was somewhat reluctant; being a member…

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Insights of a Community Worker, in Western Kenya

Andrew Mbita facilitating KAP Conflict Prevention

A Shared Insight from a VMM International Volunteer in the Field Joseph Masika Mutunga is a long-term volunteer with the Volunteer Mission Movement. His role, as Management Mentor, is supporting community organisations to strengthen their internal systems at governance, operational and management levels, in order to achieve optimum efficiency and sustainability.…

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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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Supporting Child Safeguarding in Sierra Leone

Community Safeguarding in Sierra Leone

VMM International’s Safeguarding & Protection Programme Partners in Sierra Leone   VMM Volunteer, Jeana Baker is not long back from Sierra Leone, where she spent nearly eight months assessing the needs and current priorities for VMM International’s partners in Sierra Leone. Based on the needs assessments and close interactions with…

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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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