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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Strategic Framework 2016-2020

Are you interested in our Strategic Framework? Have a click through our document. – if you are unable to see the brochure above this line, you may need to temporarily disable your ad blocker.    

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VMM are seeking an International Programme Assistant (Intern)

International Programme Assistant (Internship) VMM International are seeking an active, self-motivated International Programme Assistant to volunteer in our Dublin office as part of our International Programme team. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills for a career in International Development or before undertaking an overseas role. VMM International…

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Meet the Team

Louise Talbot Beirne – Executive Director, International Development and Volunteering Lou worked in Uganda on psychosocial community development projects before moving to Ireland in 2014. She is an experienced fundraiser, project manager and volunteer coordinator as well as a trained counselor. She loves that VMM International ensures that development empowers…

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Meet Fiona – Our new Short Term Programme Coordinator

Fiona, can you talk a bit about your background and your experience with Short-term volunteering? I spent many years in my locality working in administration, but there was always something missing.  I wasn’t satisfied with a job that paid the bills and needed to find a way give a more…

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A busy few days with a peaceful backdrop!

An article by Tim Flynn – Africa Manager From 30th Nov to 4th December 2016 26 people attended the VMM Gathering and Workshop at Bagamoyo in Tanzania. The volunteers travelled from South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia. Bagamoyo on the Indian Ocean provided a peaceful and tranquil backdrop…

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Humans of VMM

Welcome to our new series, where we will be introducing you to people involved in VMM all over the world. Here, meet Gorret Kugonza Rusa, Child Protection Officer at Mountains of the Moon University, who was trained in child safeguarding by VMM Child Safeguarding Mentor, Emily Hosford. ‘Our Children Our…

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A day in the life of a VMM Volunteer

Nerea is a volunteer in St. Charles Lwanga Health Centre, Kenya. She’s a pharmacist from Spain based in Kenya for a year, supporting the health centre and training a fellow pharmacist. Read on for a bird’s eye view of one of her busy days at the clinic! To see the captions of…

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