2nd Aug

2017

Katie Condon in the City of Hope

Katie Condon in the City of Hope

Our excellent volunteer Katie is currently in our project in the City of Hope in Zambia. She has set up a Go Fund Me page to help raise funds for the project to benefit those who are at risk. You can donate whatever you wish by read more

31st Mar

2017

A week at the UN

A week at the UN

I arrived in Geneva airport on Saturday afternoon at about 2pm local time. There were crowds, trolleys and skiing equipment everywhere. I glanced at the faces of those people who were waiting around for the rest of their luggage or to read more

23rd Feb

2017

Janet and Jerry’s update from Zambia

Sunset whilst voluteering in Zambia

Janet and Jerry’s update from Zambia

Below we have an update from our volunteers Janet and Jerry. They are both at the City of Hope in Zambia. This is an account of their fourth week as captured by Janet: 7 am – no early classes so I am relaxing and the power is read more

30th Jan

2017

Paul Hogan in the City of Joy, Mazabuka, Zambia

White washing a wall whilst volunteering in Africa

Paul Hogan in the City of Joy, Mazabuka, Zambia

Our volunteer Paul Hogan is currently in the City of Joy in Mazabuka. Paul’s two children had travelled to Mazabuka last year to volunteer with Vides and when Paul went to visit them there, he immediately felt a connection and read more

11th Jan

2017

“Methods and Resources for teaching English to African children” workshop – 7th January 2017

“Methods and Resources for teaching English to African children” workshop – 7th January 2017

On Saturday 7th of January, we were lucky to have our volunteer Tom present a workshop on “Methods and Resources for teaching English to African children”. He taught us an exercise called a Grammar Drill which can be used read more

21st Nov

2016

November Meeting

November Meeting

Our November meeting was held on the 19th and it was very productive. We had some new faces who had expressed an interest in going overseas and some “not so new” faces who were returning from trips or had become involved in read more

10th Nov

2016

Our Next Meeting

Our Next Meeting

To all our volunteers and any of our followers who may be interested in attending our next meeting, here are the details for the day. Our meeting is next Saturday week, November 19th in Racket Hall, Roscrea. Arrival is 10.30am for a read more