Sharing skills saves lives, in a country still living with the impact of Ebola
Dr Padma is a GP from London, who is volunteering at Makeni Regional Referral Hospital in Sierra Leone. In a country still reeling from Ebola, she tells us it's often skills, not supplies, that save lives.
Life as a social worker during "emergency epidemic" of violence
Robyn Borausiki, 25, is a social worker at Modilon Hospital in Medang where she works alongside VSO volunteer Catherine Bedford, a psychiatric nurse.
Are young people the answer to overcoming tension and violence in Pakistan?
Young people trained through the Peace Forums in Pakistan project have been spreading messages of multi-faith acceptance.
Helping rebuild the Nepalese education system
Following the recent earthquakes, volunteer Daphne decided to stay in Nepal and continue her important work.
The men challenging everyday violence against women in Papua New Guinea
The rates of violence against women in Papua New Guinea are amongst the highest in the world for a country not at war. Councillor Peterson Kalip and Apelis Kunubake are two men trying to put an end to this.
WhatsApp? Instant messaging lessons lead to 30% reading improvement in Indian schools
Purna Shrestha looks at how text messaging has been used in India to boost reading skills in primary schools at a low cost.
How you helped Sierra Leone’s people face the fear of Ebola
Thanks to our strong partnership with the Ministry, and an emergency appeal that to date has raised over £200,000, we have been able to continue vital work throughout the outbreak, helping as many mothers-to-be as possible to have their babies safely in the midst of the crisis.
Working for girls' education in rural Nepal
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
Branded a prostitute for getting into politics: Empowering women to win more influence
Volunteer, Stephanie Green, has been working to increase women's participation in local politics.