Immersion – Two Short Term Volunteers’ Reflections in Anecdotes | Culture Shock, Volunteering & International Development

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The Volunteer Missionary Movement (VMM) matches the best opportunities between our overseas partner organisations’ needs and those of our volunteers through our Long Term (1 year+) Volunteer Programme and Short Term (4 weeks to 6 months) Volunteer Programme. We have been placing volunteers to serve, learn and share with marginalised…

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‘VMM Stories’ Launches!

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A momentous occasion and wonderful celebration for all those involved with VMM over the years: the launch of Eilís McDonald’s VMM Stories and the associated story telling was a captivating event that brought to life the journeys of so many years ago. The audience was spell bound when Edwina began her presentation and took us back…

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Journey to Uganda

An Unexpected Party When the sister comes in explaining we have been invited for a meal with the priests, all sorts run through your head. How should I act? What is appropriate to wear? Is it a formal or informal occasion? So we head over with one of the Sister’s…

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