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Sorcha Galvin’s Time as a VLM Volunteer

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Sorcha Galvin, from Moate, Co. Westmeath, is a student at DIT who volunteered with VLM in Alemachen, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last June.  “In this life, we cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love”- Mother Theresa. VLM’s moto is to “do one thing, do something.” Ethiopia has previously been […]

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Sarah Murphy’s memories of Ethiopia

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Sarah Murphy took a career break from her work in the accounts and finance sector to spend six months in Ethiopia with VLM. Here are some of her memories from her time there. ‘Those first few minutes driving down Bole road are tinted brown like an old film flicking, passing underneath palm trees lining the […]

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New Year Greetings From Ethiopia

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“Dear VLM Volunteers, This brings my New Year greetings to you, our VLM volunteers.   As always, each one of you have been so generous in giving your precious time and sharing your skills in our projects, as well as continuing to support us in the back ground from Ireland.  We have been blessed to have such a good people […]

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Well Done to our Summer 2015 Volunteers

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Summer’s out and most of our volunteers are winging their way back to Ireland after spending weeks in Ethiopia. They can, however, come back proud, having made a valuable contribution to the children of Atse Primary School, adding to the progress on projects in Bulbulla and supporting the general work of the Daughters of Charity in […]

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Do One Thing: Vicki Monkhouse in Mekele

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 Vicki Monkhouse, who works in community development with Dublin’s Northside Partnership and studies at All Hallows College, volunteered on the 2014 summer programme at St. Vincent’s Community Centre, Mekele. “In July 2014 I had the pleasure of working with Saint Vincent’s Community Centre and Youth Club in Mekele, Northern Ethiopia. My role was to assist […]