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Vega’s Humanitarian Mission statement

We on Vega believe that the development of remote communities can be achieved by a socially conscious group of people who make a commitment to develop and support human potential. Our efforts and achievements over the years are a clear … Continue reading

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Round up of Humanitarian vessel Vega’s 2012 deliveries

Here is a very short round up of highlights from this years deliveries of donated educational and medical supplies. We measure our success by the number of communities we assist and the quality of that assistance. Working with remote communities … Continue reading

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Special appeal to Norwegian journalists concerning the 120-year-old Humanitarian vessel Vega

Although well known around the world Vega is little known in Norway where once she was famous. That she should be unknown in the country of her birth is a shame. As a journalist you have the power to change this by informing your readers about Vega, her history, and her current humanitarian work. We are ready to do all we can to help you with high quality images and interviews. Please, read on… Continue reading

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Humanitarian Vessel Vega to Implement WHO Millennium Development Goals

In cooperation with the World Health Organization’s Millennium Development Goals Vega’s 2012 Missions of Mercy will continue to target the reduction of maternal and infant mortality by delivering donated tools, supplies, and training information to the communities we assist. It is estimated that in these Midwives and Health Workers kits reduce maternal and infant mortality by as much as 40%. Continue reading

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A short history of the 120 year old historic Norwegian vessel Vega

The 120 year old Norwegian Hardanger jacht Vega was launched in 1892. She is still alive and sails an average of 7,000 miles every year delivering donated educational and medical supplies to some of Indonesia’s most isolated small island communities. Vega is officially classified as an Historic Vessel and has won awards for her humanitarian service. Continue reading

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Latest updates to Vega website now active

Have a look at our updated website and at the famous “Lists” of supplies we need for next years deliveries HERE

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Famous author Julian Stockwin features Vega in his April Newsletter

I was reciently surprised and quite honored to find that one of our favorite authors Julian Stockwin ( author of the Kydd Tales) had featured Vega and our humamitarian work in his April Newsletter. Have a look at what he … Continue reading

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