Through The Tunnel Learning

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 in Vessel UK Projects | No Comments

Sometimes all you can do is respond to the drive of purpose and keep on pushing… 2018 was an uphill push for The Vessel UK and our partner organisation Daughters of Africa Foundation (DOAF). After running many projects in other parts of Africa, the Gambia has been our base for the last five years. It does […]

Light and Design by Kerem Ali Asfurogu

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Vessel UK Projects | No Comments

Inspiring Young-Stars Community Library in Abuko The challenge each time for The Vessel UK is to support UK participants in putting together projects that are relevant for the African communities they wish to support. After 14 years operating, Gambia has had special attention for the last 4 years after much learning from our community work in Tanzania […]

Looking Back at the EmpowerUS Project

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Uncategorized, Vessel UK Projects | No Comments

This reflection with Vessel UK participant Funmi Abari was a few months after she successfully delivered her wonderful project EmpowerUS for 42 young people and their leaders in The Gambia in December 2017.  Her friend, Ava Ansari also supported the project. The Vessel UK uses reflective practice throughout training and delivery to really tease out the learning […]

Development Through The Beautiful Game

Posted on Jul 29, 2018 in African Partnerships | No Comments

Those that know me well will know I am no fan of football. I can barely sit through a game which is one of my noted shortcomings according to two of my football passionate sons. However, I do admire what football and sport in general achieves in terms of bringing people together, opening conversations and […]

Gathering the Riches

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 in African Partnerships | No Comments

2017 was a wonderful year for The Vessel UK, as it took small steps forward in it its bid to create synergy in its partnership with   (DOAF). The work model works in two ways – The Vessel UK provides  training for people to deliver projects in Africa and the Daughters of Africa Foundation (registered in […]