Volunteer Sandy Hung with Mayemba Mtema, a small shop owner in Tanzania

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Pech Boeun, leader of Banan farming co-operative and VSO volunteer Giovanni Villafuerte inspecting the crops

VSO brings people together to generate ideas and action against poverty and inequality. The communities we work in need people like you – experienced professionals with the ideas, energy and enthusiasm to make a difference. 

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Stephanie Green, long term VSO volunteer
Why I liked my placement so much is that this work is not about giving things to people; it is about giving people skills. These women are noticing a real change in their lifestyle. Stephanie Green, VSO Volunteer, Ghana

Read more about Stephanie's story here

7-year-old Blessing Asokiyine (centre) with her 6-year-old classmate Klevin Atinga and VSO volunteer Mary Carnable, at Goriko kindergarten in Talensi District, Bolgatanga, Ghana.

VSO has provided safe, ethical and responsible overseas volunteering opportunities for almost 60 years. We'll support you every step of the way, to make volunteering the best decision you ever make.

You'll live and work alongside locals helping communities to help themselves. We provide financial support, training and advice throughout, so you can focus on making your mark.

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