Nicoline volunteered on VSO's Rural Employment for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (RECOVER) project in Cambodia, helping rural communities to build sustainable livelihoods. Learn more about her volunteer journey.
As our planet warms and our weather gets more extreme, raising awareness and galvanising climate action is more vital than ever. Learn how you're helping the communities bearing the brunt of climate change, adapt and survive.
VSO is supporting communities around the world to take ownership of local issues, lead and shape their own development, and raise their voice with decision makers to improve the way in which public services are delivered.
After retiring from a successful career in the UK as a science teacher, Sean McMorrow shared his skills and experience to help Cambodian children pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths. Read more.
Right now, Pakistan is reeling from devastating floods which left a third of the country underwater. As the country grapples with the effects of a changing climate, it’s children who are being left behind.
While much progress has been made towards creating equality for women, the fight continues. In this blog, we celebrate some key achievements of women around the world and understand how much further we have to go...
On International Women's Day 2023, we want to recognise our female volunteers at VSO and celebrate the power of female volunteerism. Meet five inspiring female volunteers.
International Women’s Day is a day to commemorate the social, political, and economic achievements of women all around the world. To celebrate, we have compiled a list of five inspiring women-centric films and books that we recommend you check out!
Migration was not our first choice, but my family have found a way to improve our livelihood at home
Vy Mok, a 56-year-old farmer from Cambodia, attended an agro-processing workshop through VSO's RECOVER project and now she and her daughters are supporting their family through her juice making business.
15 years old Nisha is a resident of Sakraul, Nepal. She lives with a disability and has difficulty in walking. People in her community used to call her names which hurt her feelings and broke her confidence down. Now she's returned to school and the communities sees that she can do anything.
From the classroom to national television, Nigerian volunteer Uzoamaka is making sure people with disabilities are not forgotten.
Three stories of people confronting gender-based violence in Nepal. With illustration by eight-year-old artist and photographer Vidheha Ranjan from Kathmandu, Nepal.