Progress: A Shelter for Victims of Human Trafficking.

James Fahey, VMM’s short term volunteer at HAART in Kenya, wrote this insightful article for this month’s newsletter. To read more about his time in Kenya, have a look at his blog https://jimfat7.wordpress.com/ On the 8th of June I traveled to an undisclosed location in Kenya to visit HAART’s shelter for…

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Computers in Chilanga

By teaching ICT at two schools in Zambia, VMM volunteer Melissa Scott has learned an important lesson about international development – that people need education and skills to make proper use of their resources. When I heard that the Zambian school where I was going to be working had an…

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Humans of VMM

I am going to be honest. I don’t want to have children, I never wanted to and I think I never will. That doesn’t make me less of a woman (although in Africa people think you are less of a woman if you are not a mother; and it is…

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Matatus, Ugali and a Big Warm Welcome

Ignacio is the newest member of the VMM Family. He arrived in Kenya in January and works for HAART Kenya as their Legal Project Manager. Here he gives us his first impressions of life in Nairobi. Every airport is kind of the same: lots of people, nervous facial expressions before border…

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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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Phoebe Pennington in Uganda

In her blog Phoebe writes: “I was volunteering with VMM and we were extra hands within two primary schools. In one we facilitated some outdoor P.E sessions and in the other we helped with informal English sessions to boost the children’s English and dialogue.” follow this link to Phoebe’s blog…

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