HAART Combats the Scourge of Human Trafficking in Nairobi

Building Resistance to Human Trafficking VMM International’s partner organisation combating human trafficking in Kenya is growing from strength to strength. Set up in 2010, in addition to pursuing prosecutions, with the assistance of VMM International volunteer and lawyer, Ignacio Lepro, HAART have taken great strides in their commendable work rescuing victims, assisting…

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Human Trafficking in the Courtroom with HAART

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!

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

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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VMM International Resilience Building Projects in Malawi

Sustainable Living in Malawi: One of the main aims behind VMM’s mission is to strengthen resilience in communities faced by the daily challenges of living in Sub-Saharan Africa, made more difficult by the disproportionate effects of climate change, on the global south. VMM helps communities by combining their strengths to rise to these…

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Making Children’s Rights Real

  Emily Hosford, VMMs Child Safeguarding Mentor was interviewed by Patrick Harte The latest UNICEF child marriage rates in Uganda are 40% married by the age of 18 and 10% by 15. A UNICEF-coordinated national survey on violence against children in Kenya had 73% of males and 66% of females…

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