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VITA: INVESTING IN CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITIES IN AFRICA

VITA: INVESTING IN CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITIES IN AFRICA

CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF IMPACT!

CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF IMPACT!

🎉 Join us in commemorating three and a half decades of dedicated service and positive change. Thank you for being part of our journey towards a better world.

CLIMATE JUSTICE THROUGH INNOVATIVE,

RADICAL MODELS OF DEVELOPMENT

Vita is a smart, successful, next-generation Irish development partner that has been supporting farmers and communities in Africa for 35 years. Our goal is to facilitate thriving rural climate-smart economies in Africa with access to services, markets and livelihoods for all. Our approach combines knowledge-backed expert collaborations, community-led initiatives, transformational technology and innovative financing models.

Former USA Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley talks about his regard for Vita

VITA’S PROGRAMMES IMPACT – FILM MADE BY COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Former USA Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley talks about his regard for Vita

Vita’s programmes Impact – film made by the community

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Realising Africa’s enormous potential: Africa has enormous socio-economic potential and our ambition is to make a meaningful contribution

Community-Centered Development: The communities we partner with must drive their own development.

Respect: We are sensitive to and respect the culture and traditions of our partner communities and staff.

Innovation: Our focus on innovation requires courage and sometimes disruption.

Accountability: Honesty and transparency are reflected in all our programmes and fundraising. It is a privilege to play a role in development and we cherish it.

Impact: The impact of our programme is measurable, tangible and sustainable.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Realising Africa’s enormous potential: Africa has enormous socio-economic potential and our ambition is to make a meaningful contribution
Community-Centered Development: The communities we partner with must drive their own development.
Respect: We are sensitive to and respect the culture and traditions of our partner communities and staff.
Innovation: Our focus on innovation requires courage and sometimes disruption.
Impact: The impact of our programme is measurable, tangible and sustainable.
Accountability: Honesty and transparency are reflected in all our programmes and fundraising. It is a privilege to play a role in development and we cherish it.

OUR STORIES

OUR LATEST STORIES

Vita: Empowering African Agriculture through Potato Innovation

When Derek Roulston, a potato expert from Co. Donegal, Ireland, stepped onto the stage at the 12th World Potato Congress (WPC) in Adelaide, Australia, he brought his expertise with him and the transformative work of Vita in East Africa. This pivotal event, which concluded yesterday, highlighted potatoes as a nutritious and sustainable food choice, aligning with Derek's mission and Vita's impact in the region. A Legacy Rooted in Potatoes Derek's journey with potatoes began in childhood, growing up on his family's farm in Ireland, where seed potatoes were a family tradition. After completing agricultural college, Derek's passion led him to [...]

GOVERNANCE, ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY

Vita is committed to maintaining the highest levels of good governance across our organisation and in our programmes. It is vitally important that our donors, partners, and the communities with whom we work have the utmost confidence in everything we do.

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