Volunteer Stories


Jack Moran

January 2015 was my first trip to Missionvale. I went with my father Sean, who had been before in 2013 with my brother…. Read more »


Eddie Mulvihill

Missionvale is the name of a township on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, it has a population of around 25,000 people, and its… Read more »


Katie Grace

My name is Katie Grace and I am a student at St John Bosco Community College Kildysart. I was lucky to be giving… Read more »


Ellen O Donnell

  My name is Ellen O Donnell and I am a student at St John Bosco Community College in Kildysart. The week I… Read more »


Maire Dempsey

Bringing Family Learning to Missionvale On Saturday the 24th January, 2016 a group of volunteers travelled to Missionvale, South Africa. After a 20… Read more »


Ben King

My name is Ben King and I am student at St. Anne’s Community College, Killaloe. My week spent in Missionvale is one that… Read more »


Conor Donnellan

My name is Conor Donnellan and I am a student at St. John Bosco Community College, Kildysart, Co. Clare. I travelled to South… Read more »


Michael Purcell

My name is Michael Purcell and I am a Transition Year student in Thurles CBS. Tipperary. In January 2015 I was lucky enough… Read more »


Deirdre Convey

It’s been over a month since we returned from South Africa, but already there is a desire to go back. Our experience in… Read more »


Cathal Keane

My experience in Missionvale was unforgettable and I have memories from there that I will have forever. I decided to go when I… Read more »