Millions of people are struggling without a reliable source of food and income to support themselves and their families.
VSO builds programmes that help people in poverty live in dignity and security, with better skills, income and fairer access to markets.
Last year we worked with 112 partners in 14 countries. Together, we worked to improve access to food and income for 165,000 people.
Helping poor Zanzibar farming communities benefit from tourism
Fruit and vegetable growers are earning a better income through higher standards of produce and new links to hospitality trade.
Increasing profits for cocoa farmers in Ghana
Cocoa Life, a programme run in conjunction with partner, Mondelez, addresses the issues behind low cocoa production - enhancing farmers’ abilities to capitalise on global demand and so access a sustainable source of income.
Giving more people access to better quality healthcare.
We're saving lives and helping 101 partners break the cycle of poverty in 14 countries.