Barclay Viewforth Church congregation on Blackford Hill

BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team Update

BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team Update The team has now grown to 22 members, with people joining us from different parts of the country. It would be fair to say that everyone is looking forward to the challenges ahead in July and the opportunity to help improve the lives of families by building new homes. Fundraising Thank… Continue Reading BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team Update

BVC Tanzania Team – Day 8

Day 8 – Connecting People to Change Lives Our day started with a drive to the Hai Vocational Training Centre. The centre teaches one of five trades to students: carpentry; tailoring; welding; restoration and electrical skills. We were given a tour of the carpentry workshops and were shown some of the things the students produce.… Continue Reading BVC Tanzania Team – Day 8

BVC Tanzania Team – Days 4 & 5

New Building Projects Tuesday started with the postponed visit to the TAWREF office for a presentation about the work they are doing. The Tanzanian Women’s Research Foundation does much in the way of research in relation to children, trauma (caused by the death of relatives), and supporting families with HIV/AIDS, among other things. Some of… Continue Reading BVC Tanzania Team – Days 4 & 5

BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team news

Days 1 & 2 – Edinburgh – Moshi, Tanzania Jambo (Hello) from Moshi. Most of the team arrived at Kilimanjaro International Airport late last night. They looked a little weary but given that they had only had a few hours sleep the night before and had been travelling all day, that was hardly surprising. When… Continue Reading BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team news

BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team

Flexing our Muscles BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team 5-19 July 2014 On Saturday 5 July six BVC members, some friends and a few ‘soon to be friends’ will leave these shores (by air) for the warmer climes of Moshi in Tanzania. Thank you to everyone who has supported our fundraising efforts, our suitcase filling and… Continue Reading BVC Vine Trust Tanzania Team