VMM Project Assessment Volunteer






  This review has been commissioned by VMM to ascertain if it is operating optimally with regard to its interventions with East African partners. It is looking to see if VMM is achieving its objectives as set out in the 2015 Action Plan (prepared as a response to Coffey International’s…

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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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Why do we still need International Women’s Day?






The International Women’s Day theme for 2017 is “be bold for change”. Is it inspirational and encouraging? Of course it is.  But it must also be viewed as sad because women are still campaigning not just for change, but for simple equality in life, which seems pretty reasonable. The view…

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