In Their Shoes Documentary.

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in featured news | No Comments

LVDC is teaming up with Gentle Giant Productions in Scotland to film a documentary about the lives of disabled people in the Mara Region. We need your donations to help make this documentary that will help disabled people in Tanzania for years to come. You can read more about the project and donate on the […]

Good luck Elise

Posted by on May 26, 2012 in fundraising, Uncategorized | No Comments

Wishing Elise Bennett good luck for her Edinburgh half marathon tomorrow! This is the second time she’s run to raise money for LVDC and as always we’re hugely grateful. If you’d like to sponsor her please just click on the donate button on our blog.

Sponsored Walk 2012

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in featured news, fundraising | No Comments

Dr Manny Vasant, an invaluable supporter and patron of ours, is organising a sponsored walk on the 15th June to raise funds for the LVDC construction. The walk will be partly along the Thames finishing up at Putney Common for drinks and BBQ. Anyone is welcome to participate – please download a sponsorship form and […]

Laying of the Foundation Stone

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in featured news | No Comments

20th of February 2012 was a great day for the Lake Victoria Disability Centre. The main event of the day was the long awaited visit from the AOG representatives led by Dr Manjul Vasant to witness the laying of the foundation stone at the new site which is located in the Nyabange area of Musoma. […]

Progress update on our new centre

Posted by on Feb 5, 2012 in featured news, Future Plans, general | No Comments

Exciting progress is being made with the development of our new centre – the students have been busy helping to make bricks and lay foundations. We look forward to our visit from Manny and Meena Vasant and members of The AOG in a few weeks time.

Visit from UK doctor and dentists

Posted by on Feb 5, 2012 in Uncategorized, volunteer | No Comments

We were lucky to have a doctor and 2 dentists visit us from the UK. They conducted medical check ups and treated our own students and those from the local deaf school.  We were extremely grateful for the valued expertise and professional care they had to offer.  

LVDC’s NEW WEBSITE (ALMOST)

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We hope you like the new look of the site. It’s 95% finished but we’ve put it up anyway just to let you have a look. We’ll be working on the other 5% over the coming weeks and getting the site perfect, so apologies for any design errors, broken links and typos in that time.

LVDC’s new partners!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Future Plans, Uncategorized | No Comments

2011 has been a great year for LVDC and we are all very excited about 2012! With the recent news of securing funding from the organsiation, Africa Action Dutchland (AAD) and the generous donations and long-term support from Dr Manny Vasant, members of the AOG and all our overseas supporters, we are pleased to announce […]

LVDC go to the Serengeti

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Everyone at LVDC we’re very lucky this week to be able to go and enjoy a trip to the Serengeti! All of the staff, students and volunteers squeezed into the mini bus on Monday to start the journey to the Serengeti gate. At the Ndabaka gate we stopped for a quick refreshment and a mischievous […]

New exciting stock from the LVDC students!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The students have been very busy designing and making new and exiting items to sell. They are all hand made at the LVDC centre. The bright colors are a great mix of traditional and up and coming fashion in Tanzania. The collection consists of purses, pencil cases, oven mitts, handbags, skirts and many more… We […]