After nearly three decades working as a teacher, Portuguese volunteer Ana Paula Pinto shares her experiences volunteering in Myanmar. Educating children here has not always been a priority but Ana Paula says that’s changing, slowly but surely.
In rural Nepal, women and girls can often be excluded from social, educational and political roles that could help them make a lasting difference to their communities
Volunteer, Stephanie Green, has been working to increase women's participation in local politics.
“Back in the UK, I would never get the breadth of experience I’ve had in Malawi.”
"I’ve developed skills that would normally have taken me years, and I’m much more confident now.”
Women play a vital role in cocoa farming. They labour during the harvest. Between seasons their small businesses provide what may be the family's only source of income.
Volunteer marketing advisor Rona Ramos spent 2 years improving the entire dairy value chain in Malawi.
Vix is a Team Leader in Bangladesh with our International Citizen Service (ICS) youth volunteering programme. Here she takes a sensitive look at the complex issues of child marriage and family loyalty in Bangladesh.
Rute found herself in an impossible situation. She was pregnant, widowed and no one in her family was earning an income. Things became worse once she discovered she was HIV positive.
Samantha's work as a volunteer supporting youth employment in Northern Uganda