Recent News
26th Mar


  Some of our volunteers are already aware, but for those who are not, we are fortunate to have a link with the Human Rights Office in Geneva.   IIMA (lstituto lnternazionale Maria Ausiliatrice also known as the Salesian read more

2nd Aug


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


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


Sunset whilst voluteering in 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


White washing a wall whilst volunteering in Africa

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

23rd Jan


Tom Allen who is volunteering in The City of Hope Mission, Zambia

Tom Allen is currently with the The City of Hope Mission in Lusaka, Zambia. His plan is to volunteer at the City of Hope Mission for three months or so. The mission consists of an orphanage for children who have lost their parents to read more

11th Jan


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


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


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

18th Jan


VIDES Ireland is still attracting generous and committed volunteers. Currently Paul O’Riordan, from Waterford, has returned home. Paul volunteered in our Mission in Lesotho, having finished six months volunteering in City of read more