Viatores Christ (VC) is an Irish-based development organisation supporting and working within the faith-based international development sector. Established in Ireland in 1960, today, VC works with over 30 partners across a wide range of sectors in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
VC works with its partners to identify and address clearly defined needs ensuring that the root causes of poverty within communities are addressed, and real and sustainable futures sought for the projects’ beneficiaries.
VC addresses these needs through through clearly defined development interventions and when needed through the recruitment, training and placement of highly-skilled long-term volunteers.
VC also specialise in the area of grant support, (proposal writing), monitoring and implementation of projects as well as in the recruitment of experts/consultants for clearly defined projects in developing countries. The organisation is needs-driven focusing on assignments in projects identified by its partners in the field which meet the needs of their beneficiaries.
In 2015-16 alone, 38,252 individuals directly benefited from the work of VC across partners in the areas of agriculture, community development, education, environment, health, human rights, income generation and microfinance.
VC are is a member of Misean Cara, an Irish Aid supported funding organisation and is holds Comprehensive Compliance Status to the Comhlámh Code of Good Practice for volunteer sending organisations.