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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A Volunteer’s Reflection on Volunteering and an Unequal World

Physical Education Schoolyard Uganda

A Volunteer’s Thanks to Those of You Who Donate to Facilitate Life-Affirming Exchanges and Volunteering Experiences VMM International short-term volunteer, Phoebe Pennington, reflects on her experience in Uganda, the excitement of volunteering, the insights and how important it is to connect with, and convey this to, others. This is especially…

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Volunteering Reveals How Tough Life Can Be

N4BW Logo

VMM International Teacher Training Volunteering VMM International long term volunteer Marian Kearney returned to Malawi last year, a country that she loves, to manage a teacher training, capacity building project with our partner organisation, N4BW (Network For a Better World), in Sitima. Marian was kind enough to share her blog with…

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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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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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Teaching ICT Skills Goes A Long Way

VMM ICT Training

Education and Skills in International Development: By teaching ICT at two schools in Zambia, VMM volunteer, Melissa Scott, learned an important lesson about international development – that people education and skills to make proper use of their resources. Read her story below: When I heard that the Zambian school where…

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