A vision of development in Rwanda

VSO Rwanda's senior education programme manager, Ruth Mbabazi, shares her thoughts on how an interconnected approach to working can make even more of an impact on Rwanda's development.

Read Ruth's blog

Happy anniversary VSO Nepal

VSO celebrates fifty years of improving the lives of thousands of impoverished and marginalised groups across Nepal. To mark this milestone, VSO Nepal have compiled first-hand accounts from some of their 800 volunteers of the past five decades. Read their stories in this unique book.

The Chief Executive of VSO International, Marg Mayne, has also written a press statement about our Nepal anniversary celebrations.

"Still learning in my 50s" - Blog from VSO Nepal volunteer

VSO volunteer Michael Rosenkrantz describes his experiences as a Livelihoods Adviser, and reflects on five decades of development progress in Nepal. Read his blog to find out how and why VSO are celebrating 50 years of sharing skills and changing lives of the most marginalised people in Nepal.

Witnessing change for women

Seventy-year old Mandara Malla is the oldest female leader in her village.

Find out how through training from VSO, Mandara plans to take a position in party politics to improve the rights of women in Nepal.

Volunteer with us

Chandrika Banarjee and Kevin Ross talking.

If you're looking for a change, why not volunteer with VSO? Volunteering is a hands-on way of building a fairer world.
Find out how to apply to volunteer.

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243 million
GDP per capita:
HDI ranking:
124 of 187
Life expectancy:
57 years

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