Building a Classroom

VICS is thrilled to be associated with an amazing head teacher and community in a Maasai area of Kenya. People often ask how VICS can continue our work during this time of CoVid and no travel. The answer is easy. VICS has had a relationship with Agnes, the head teacher, […]

CoVid Impact

Women living in a Kampala slum and part of the Mirembe (Hope) Project continue to be impacted by CoVid. All 37 women were beginning to see ‘a way through’, selling products from small stalls, earning money to pay their children’s school fees, and in some instances, managing to save a […]

Mirembe Women

Thirty-seven women living in Katanga slum, Kampala, Uganda are being supported with a US$20 monthly microloan. This money helps them build their small business, providing them funds to feed their children and in some cases, pay school fees. Because of CoVid restrictions, they are not selling their products. The little […]

A New Place to Sew

Students at the Centre for Physically Handicapped, Olkokola, Tanzania have a new place to sew. Innovative thinking led to a cement pad and connecting roof being built between the kitchen and a classroom, giving students more space to sew. Check out the results!

The Fence is Finished!!

Good news! The fence at Olooserian Primary School in Kenya has been completed. Thanks to the amazing collaboration between the principal, parents, students and school board, the school is now fenced in. What does this mean? a safer environment for students increased security for classrooms and food storage areas increased […]

Western Reunion 2019

For the past 38 years, VICS has held a reunion in Western Canada. It has always been a time of reminiscing and being challenged with new ideas or new ways of thinking. This year, Joan, our guest speaker, walked us through our theme “From Fear to Love”. She talked about […]

International Day of Sign Language

For over 30 years VICS has been connected, in various ways, with St. John’s School for the Deaf in Gambia.  In various capacities, many volunteers have served here.  We celebrate the students and staff at St. John’s School for Deaf – always learning, always challenging themselves to learn more.  Photos […]

International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace.  Learning how people in other countries find peace is a gift.  We have been blessed to learn from amazing people in amazing places.