Parish Appeals, and So Does Volunteering

It’s The People That You Meet In Your Neighbourhood Since returning from my placement with VMM in Uganda in 2017, I have over the past two years had the opportunity to assist VMM with some Parish Appeals. Initially when asked, I must confess, I was somewhat reluctant; being a member…

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VMM International Continuing to Safeguard and Protect Children

VMM International’s Safeguarding & Protection Programme The VMM International Safeguarding & Protection Programme and the work of Safeguarding Manager, Lucy Monari, and Positive Discipline Programme Volunteer, Eilís McDonald, continue to spread and support safeguarding training and activities, creating awareness and protecting the rights of children and vulnerable adults, at community level through our network…

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Insights of a Community Worker, in Western Kenya

A Shared Insight from a VMM International Volunteer in the Field Joseph Masika Mutunga is a long-term volunteer with the Volunteer Mission Movement. His role, as Management Mentor, is supporting community organisations to strengthen their internal systems at governance, operational and management levels, in order to achieve optimum efficiency and sustainability.…

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Supporting Child 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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HAART Conference in Nairobi

VMM International Partner Organisation, HAART, Conference on Human Trafficking HAART, the only agency that solely fights human trafficking in Kenya, was initiated in 2010 and their estimates show that today their awareness campaigns about human trafficking reach an audience of over 100,000 people annually. These campaigns mainly target children, communities and…

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Volunteering Reveals How Tough Life Can Be

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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Partners Prepare Pilot Projects in Sierra Leone

Child Protection and Guidance Mid Political Uncertainty As Sierra Leoneans prepare for a Presidential run-off election, the intensity of the political uncertainty compounded by the seasonally hottest part of the year offers no reprieve for the public. Despite the anxiety from the political climate, VMM’s partners are committed to developing…

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Amid Political Tension KAP Work Together for a Peaceful World

VMM Partner Organisation – (KAP) Kitale Community Advancement Programme KAP is one of VMM International’s newest partners in Kenya. It was originally established as Kitale Aids Programme by the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM) in 1993. In December 2009, the Programme was registered as a national Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) separate…

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