A farmer standing next to their harvested crops

Support us with a donation

You can be a changemaker!

Gati supports her mentee Evalyne through any challenges she is facing and with her studies.
VSO/Paul Wambugu

By supporting our work, you’ll be joining a like-minded, caring community helping to make long-lasting change by unlocking the power of people. Over 60 years’ experience has proved the immense power of the “ripple effect” that happens when you empower people to change their own lives for the better, through access to education, healthcare and sustainable livelihoods. And you can be right at the heart of changing lives for the better. Because together, we can be the change we want to see. Together we are changemakers. Join us. 

Here is how every £1 is spent

Of every £1, 87p goes to tackling poverty with 13p going to raising the next £1.

We value every gift that you give, and will always put it straight to work as quickly as we can. In 2022-23, 87p  of every £1 you gave went directly towards tackling poverty worldwide. 13p was spent on the day-to-day running of the charity and raising the next £1 so that we can help even more people this year.



Donating by post

Send your cheque or postal order made payable to VSO:

145 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames

Donating by phone

You can make a donation by calling us on 020 8780 7500.  We would be delighted to hear from you between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday. 

Our promise to you

Sahin Fatma Khan (11) with her school friends. Sahin is one of the primary actors under Empowering a New Generation of Adolescent Girls with Education (ENGAGE) project and studies in Shree Janata Secondary School, Banke.

It's important to us that you feel completely confident and comfortable in supporting VSO. As part of our promise to you:

  • We will always treat your personal information with the strictest confidence.
  • We will be transparent with how your donations are spent.
  • We will always be in control of your support
Read our full promise

Other ways to give

Nancy, 18, is a student at a Kenyan catch-up centre
Paul Wambugu/Obscuramedia

Remember VSO in your will

A gift in your will can make an impact on the world that lasts for years to come, helping communities build better lives for themselves and access the kind of education, healthcare and opportunities we all take for granted. 


Payroll giving

Give an hour of your salary each month to play your role in making our world a fairer and more just place for everyone. 


Donate shares

Donating shares to help vulnerable and marginalised communities is both simple to do and tax effective.