Breaking down bottlenecks to growth in TanzaniaWith one of the world’s youngest populations, Tanzania’s economic growth is being driven by the youth. Find out how three women are creating jobs for dozens more - and changing their communities.
Reaching the islandAmidst rampant teenage pregnancy and disease, watch how one community came together to tackle sexual health taboos in our short film.
Corporate volunteering: Meet the CEO who wants you to take more time offStep away from the day job. After 15 years of partnership with VSO, Randstad’s CEO, Jacques van den Broek, tells us why he wants his employees to take time to volunteer.
Eight ways corporate volunteering benefits businessVSO Knowledge Exchange offers skilled employees in the private sector a way to volunteer to help change the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest places.
Leaving no one behind in global health
Despite significant leaps forward in global health over the past few decades, millions of people are unable to access the healthcare they deserve. It’s now imperative that we reach those left behind before it's too late.
Humans of Idai: Beira struggles onAward-winning photographer Mário Macilau’s powerful images capture how people in the cyclone-stricken city are fighting for survival.
Cyclone Idai: VSO UpdateAccording to the UN, Cyclone Idai may be the worst such disaster ever to occur in the Southern Hemisphere. We have trained volunteers on the ground and are doing all we can to help with the immediate recovery.
Surviving Cyclone Idai: Elisabeth's storyVolunteer Elisabeth Kisakye, her husband and baby daughter endured a terrifying experience when they were battered by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique's Manica Province. But, as she explains in her report from the field, millions of others are now enduring far worse horrors. Find out how you can help.
From grassroots to government: Taking the fight for gender equality to the topDr Madhuri Singh has been working to end gender-based violence for over 30 years. In 2017, she used her expertise as an eminent VSO volunteer in Pakistan to take the fight against gender-based violence to the highest level.
Without engaging men, gender equality may be beyond our reach. Here’s why...
Men and women both need to be brought on board to create a #BalanceforBetter. Our experience shows that when men are engaged, they become active allies in the struggle for gender equality, writes VSO Gender Adviser Geeta Pradhan.