We are delighted to announce the completion of 2 MILLION consultations carried out across our Medical Programmes! This is a fantastic achivement by the staff teams in Tanzania and Peru, and from our volunteers who have supported the expeditions since our first ship to the Amazon in 2001!
We invited medical volunteer Maris Buchanan to cut the cake at the 2019 Gathering earlier this month.
We're back from a busy and engaging weekend at The Gathering 2019!
The weekend was a time to celebrate all that our partners, volunteers, and supporters have achieved this year, and to look ahead to our vision for 2020. We have seen huge progress in our Tanzanian building projects from over 130 homes built in Moshi, to the beginning of our new construction project at the Kazunzu Village of Hope, near…
Our 2020 calendars are the perfect way to support Vine Trust 'year round'! For just £7 in our online shop, these calendars feature beautiful photos from our volunteer expeditions in Tanzania and Peru.
These calendars start early with a month for December 2019, so make sure you get yours today!
We're delighted to see photos from our partners in Tanzania on the progress on Kazunzu Village of Hope! It's exciting to see 6 houses already up, with houses 7 & 8 already underway with the support from our latest volunteer team.
To find out more about the origins of this project, and what the village will look like, visit our Kazunzu page to find out more.
We're delighted to welcome more volunteers to Kazunzu Village Of Hope- our newest and biggest construction project so far! Our next teams will be heading out to support the building project which is situated near Lake Victoria in Tanzania in October and November.
Make sure to follow their blogs for the latest updates about the homes being built at Kazunuzu!
At Vine Trust, we have seen huge value arise from our medical volunteering programmes. However, this view is a frequently discussed topic within the international development sector, facing particular critique about the need to send volunteers overseas instead of solely supporting projects financially. We asked Dr Uzia Mohamed from the Jubilee Hope Medical Team to share his perspective on the value of volunteering,
“Volunteer support is undeniably valuable as they…
It was great to have volunteers from Babcock International aboard the Vine Trust Barge this week for their orientation!
As one of our pioneering teams for Kazunzu Village of Hope, they will be the third group to head out to the village this year.
This partnership offers the opportunity to travel to Tanzania to support the building of homes alongside our local partners, develop team work and to also…
A busy time at Doors Open Days this weekend! We welcomed over 200 people to the Vine Trust Barge to share more about our work in Tanzania & Peru.
Did you know you can hire our rooms on the Barge? We have the perfect space for your next meeting, event, or conference! You can find out more about our venue by emailing email@example.com or visiting our barge hire page.…
There is no better way of understanding the value of any work than to speak to the people most impacted by its activities. Ruddy Rodríguez, the Amazon Hope Programme’s Head of Administration, grew up in one of the villages which the Programme works with and still has family living there today. She shares with us what life was like and the role of the Programme today:
“As a child I lived…
Join us for our annual gathering to be part of a global community 'Connecting People to Change Lives'.
Through a full conference programme including speakers, energising discussion and ideas sharing, we will celebrate the achievements of the year and look forward to lift-off action on our new 2020s vision. You won't want to miss it.
View the details here: www.vinetrust.org/gathering
We are continuously striving to develop and improve our building expedition volunteer experience and looking for opportunities for our volunteers to gain an insight into Tanzanian culture and environment. Climate change impacts Tanzania with higher temperatures, more flooding, droughts and a rise in sea level and is threatening agricultural production and livelihoods for millions of Tanzanians. Many of those living in the Kilimanjaro region have seen significant impact to Mt…
We are delighted to announce the arrival of our 2020 Calendar to our online store!
Following the success of our summer photo competition, the calendar features 14 inspiring photos and stories by Vine Trust volunteers about their expeditions to Tanzania and Peru. With space for all your important events, it is the perfect way to keep track of the year ahead. Get yours in our shop here.
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