Human Trafficking in the Courtroom with HAART

Human Rights and Advocacy Volunteer Blog

VMM International Working with Human Rights and Advocacy Partner Organisations: VMM International delivers an array of international development and volunteering projects, including in human rights and advocacy, many being funded by Misean Cara, working with our partner organisations in countries in the Global South. Founded in 2010 by a passionate group of…

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‘At Home’ at the Heart of the VMM Family

VMM Partner Organisations in Sierra Leone

VMM International’s presence in West Africa, establishing deep relationships with our partner organisations and the people, was interrupted by the Ebola outbreak. Funded by Misean Cara, our volunteer Jeana Baker recently arrived on a mission to review VMM’s projects in Sierra Leone and experienced this land of warm welcome and…

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A Father-Daughter Team in Kenya!

Father and daughter short term volunteers

Jerry and Liz, a father and daughter team, went on a VMM Short Term Volunteer placment in July 2017 for 4 weeks. They volunteered in teaching and organic farming with VMM partner organisation Justice and Mercy, a community based organisation working to support the vulnerable people in Homa Bay country,…

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Short-Term Programme Continues Success

Short-term volunteer assisting primary school students

Life Changing Experiences from Two of VMM’s Short-Term Volunteers: “Shocked is an understatement, when I told my family and friends that I was going to be volunteering in Uganda for four weeks”, Louise Dobinson told us. “I was constantly asked, ‘Why?’, with many people fearing for my safety. In my…

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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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My Volunteer trip to Uganda – Louise Dobinson

Shocked is an understatement when I told my family and friends that I was going to be volunteering in Uganda for four weeks. I was constantly asked why, with many people fearing for my safety. In my eyes, experiencing a new culture as well as engaging in community development was…

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My First Ugandan Experience

Joanne Mulligan writes: September 2016: It’s been just over two weeks since I returned home from volunteering in Uganda, and I am still trying to recover and process it all. I find it hard to describe my experience when people ask ‘Well, how was it?’ Where to even begin! I…

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