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.

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 […]

Three new volunteerS arrive at LVDC

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Jambo everyone! We are Nathan, Cara and Beth and finally we have arrived in Musoma from cold North Wales! We have been at the center for a couple of days and are getting to grips with the local African life! The student’s and staff are making us feel very welcome and we cant wait to […]

LVDC welcomes 2 new students!

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Lake Victoria Disability Centre welcomes two new students this month –  Dickson Burure and Melania Thobias who will be joining our Metalwork and Sewing departments. Karibuni sana Melania & Dickson! Photos shall be posted shortly, but in the meantime – here are their self-portraits!

LVDC 2011 Collection of New T-shirts!

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

The LVDC Drawing and Screen-printing Department has been very busy lately, designing and printing a brand new collection of printed T-shirts for 2011! Here is a sneaky preview of our hard work so far, available in our new shop coming soon. Watch this space!

Rona’s week at Tunaweza

Posted by on Jun 28, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello again everybody! I have just returned from a fantastic couple of days at Tunaweza Disability Centre in Mwanza. LVDC and Tunaweza both recently decided that it would be nice idea to exchange the knowledge of our various specialisms with one another. Therefore, last week I was nominated to visit Tunaweza to learn the art […]