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Volunteer with VLM in Burkina Faso

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Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) seeks a volunteer for a placement in Nouna, western Burkina Faso (up to 3 months). The placement is facilitated through our partners in the field, the Daughters of Charity, with OCADES (Caritas) Burkina Faso. The main focus of this placement will be in the areas of community development and sustainable livelihoods. […]

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Addis Ababa

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In Addis Ababa, the nation’s capital, VLM has been sending volunteers to a number of projects over the past ten years. 1. Atse Tekle Ghiogis School¬†is a Daughters of Charity primary school serving the children of a disadvantaged area within the city. There is a kindergarten (pre-school) attached, also administered by the Daughters of Charity.¬†Volunteers […]

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Ambo

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VLM’s main project in Ambo is the Ambo Lazarist Deaf Centre, also known as The Ethiopian Deaf Project. This is a collaborative venture between the Irish and Ethiopian VLM and members of the Deaf Community in Ireland. Its mission is to work with the Deaf Community in Ambo, Ethiopia, to assist them in their efforts […]

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Maychew

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Maychew is a mid-sized town a couple of hours south of Mekele on the main Addis Ababa road. The Daughters of Charity are based here and have established Bethlehem Primary School and Kindergarten. There are also business support and training programmes for men and women with disabilities allowing them generate an income from sewing, weaving […]