Volunteer Stories


Emma Talty

2019 was my first year heading over to Missionvale and it was nothing short of what I was hoping for. I had one… Read more »

Sarah Mc Keogh

This time last year I was given the opportunity to apply for a once in a life time trip to volunteer in the… Read more »

Siobhan Kellly

On February 18th in a note of welcome to us in her book, Sr. Ethel quoted John O Donohue stating; ‘ Beauty is… Read more »

Elise Mcwey

We started off our long awaited journey on the Friday afternoon of the 15th of February. Our first segment of our flight begun… Read more »

James Power

Missionvale Reflection 2019 – James Power. My experience of Missionvale was just unbelievable. From the 15th of February to the 26th of February… Read more »

Devlin Staunton

Missionvale Reflection 2019 – Devlin Staunton. In March 2018, myself and four other students, were chosen through an interview process to go to… 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 »