Guild Project Partnership Scheme Published: 28 Apr 2021

With great excitement and delight, Kazunzu Village of Hope Tanzania is one of six projects selected by The (Church of Scotland) Guild’s Project Partnership Scheme for the three-year period, 2021 to 2024. Local Guilds (there are around 750 groups across the country) choose which project(s) they will support, with many choosing to address two each year over the three-year cycle.

As you are aware, development at Kazunzu has started where…

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Kiltwalk - Thank You Published: 27 Apr 2021

Many thanks to our kiltwalkers who donned their tartan at the weekend and helped support the ongoing work of Vine Trust. Also, a massive thank you to everyone who donated in support.

If you had planned to donate, but never got round to it - don't worry ..... fundraising pages will remain open until midnight 3rd May, so there's still time. 

After midnight on the 3rd, funds will be sent…

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2021 Peru Expeditions Update Published: 19 Apr 2021

Vine Trust is delighted to be announcing that expeditions to join the Amazon Hope Medical Programme, Peru in 2021 are now open again!

You can sign up for trips scheduled to depart from September to November 2021 via the website -

Details of 2022 trips will be announced in May.

Vine Trust recognises that it has a duty of care to the people in the communities in Peru, the…

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Vine Trust April 2021 Newsletter Published: 12 Apr 2021

Welcome to the Vine Trust April 2021 Newsletter. 

Click here to get the latest updates from Vine Trust. 

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Putting the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising Published: 09 Apr 2021

Every year, charities like Vine Trust depend upon the generous donations and fundraising of its supporters but the ‘normal’ bake sales, marathon events, coffee mornings have just not been possible over the past year or so.  However, despite the restrictions, many of Vine Trust’s supporters have used their creativity, sacrificing their time and hard work to look for new ways to raise funds in these difficult circumstances.  With spring arriving,…

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Peru volunteer Expeditions Update Published: 09 Apr 2021

Vine Trust Chief Executive, Willie McPherson, provides an update on medical volunteer expeditions to Peru in 2021.

Watch the video for more information.....

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The Kiltwalk 2021 Published: 24 Mar 2021

Please consider supporting Vine Trust by joining the 2021 Kiltwalk. 

The Kiltwalk will be an  important part of our fundraising this year. Listen to Willie as he explains how your involvement in the Kiltwalk will be  great support to the work of Vine Trust. 

The virtual Kiltwalk takes place on April 23 - 25 and to sign up, go to (During the application process, please select Vine Trust…

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Life in a Rural Amazon Community Published: 22 Mar 2021

Roger Dávila now lives in Scotland with his family but for many years worked with the Amazon Hope Programme in Peru in a variety of roles.

In this video Roger talks about the work of the Programme, what the services mean for the people in the communities and the role volunteers can play in supporting the local team.

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March 2021 Newsletter Published: 12 Mar 2021

Welcome to the Vine Trust March 2021 Newsletter. 

Read here to get the latest updates from Vine Trust. 

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An Evening with the Chairman Published: 11 Mar 2021

Would you like to join a Zoom Session with Vine Trust Chairman Mr Alec Carstairs? 

Alec will give the latest update on the work of Vine Trust and then take questions. 

The session is scheduled for Wednesday 24th  March at 7:30pm. To take part, please register your interest to and a zoom link will be sent to you prior to the 24th. 

Hope you can join Alec. .

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International Women’s Day Published: 08 Mar 2021

Today marks International Women’s Day - a celebration of the achievements and contributions women make globally.

Vine Trust would like to wish a very happy #InternationalWomensDay to the many amazing women who play such a vital role in the development of the work and in the communities in Tanzania, Peru, and the UK!

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