Five ways we’re supporting farmers in NigeriaThe last five years have been very busy for one group of farmers in Minna, Nigeria. Through a VSO project, thousands of them have been trained to improve their agricultural skills as well as their ability to run their farms as serious businesses.
Expanding horizons for deaf youth in Kenya: Harrison’s storyVolunteer Harrison Kariuki is on a mission to end stigma and improve the lives of deaf young people in Kenya. He explains why he’s determined to change attitudes.
You changed my lifeParalysed in her teens, Chrissy Zimba thought her life was over. VSO volunteer Sheila Lawrence helped her turn it all around. As told to Lucy Taylor.
Development through the lens: A volunteer filmmaker in TanzaniaJustin Spray volunteered in Tanzania telling the stories of some of the people whose lives VSO has touched with its work there. He explains how the power of film can be harnessed to create change.
"I thought life had ended - but life has just begun" - Whycliffe's storyWhycliffe was supported by VSO to attain an internationally-recognised vocational qualification, which has transformed his fortunes. He now employs three other young people and dreams of volunteering to help other youth in his home near Hoima, Uganda.
A night to remember: Global volunteers celebrated at VSO Awards
VSO volunteers, supporters and friends came together to celebrate the impact of volunteering for development at the Volunteer Impact Awards.