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.

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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. 

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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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First Amazon Hope Expedition of 2021 Published: 03 Feb 2021

Despite all the challenges in during 2020, the Amazon Hope Programme was still able to deliver 35,121 consultations during that time.  Working closely with the regional authorities, the Programme was able to restart visits to the communities in September, completing an additional 4 expeditions before the end of the year.  Much of the success of these trips was a result of strengthening links with the health teams based in some…

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KILTWALK 2021 Published: 19 Jan 2021

Scotland’s Kiltwalk is to be held from the 23-25th of April.

With it being a virtual event again this year, you can take part wherever you are and all funds raised for charity through your efforts will be boosted by an additional 50%!

We would like to invite the Vine Trust community to come together again to help ensure our overseas programmes continue in this difficult time.

Can you help…

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MV Forth Hope Amazon COVID Crowd Funding Appeal                                                                 Published: 17 Dec 2020

16th December 2020


Earlier this evening I was delighted to not only receive the total funds pledged on our Crowd Funding Appeal Page, but to add up the total of off line giving here in the UK and finally to include the total of funds raised in Peru.

I am delighted to report that the total amounts to £51,500

(Watch the video and scan down for the…

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