Schoolgirl or bride? Millions of girls fight for basic rights
More than 130 million girls are out of school. Many dropped out out due to pressure to marry too young, robbing them of their childhoods, their rights and their future. It's not too late to rescue them from a bleak future.
Breaking down HIV stigma in Mozambique
Every day, 410 people in Mozambique are infected with HIV. Celina was diagnosed when she was just 18 years old.
Home: It will never be quite the same again
Returned volunteer Charlie explains how his amazing experience has impacted his life and given him a totally different perspective on his home.
If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough
Ollie Way says he went through a total 'metamorphosis' volunteering with VSO ICS in the Philippines in 2015 on an environmental project that is helping protect the Caro'od watershed.
Growing Together: Big business nurtures Bangladeshi farmers
We take a look at Bangladesh, where senior figures at agribusiness giant Syngenta are working in partnership with 7000 local farmers
Volunteering in Rwanda - one second a day film
British education volunteer Chloe's 90-second film gives a glimpse of her life over a four month period of her volunteering experience in Rwanda.
A future burning bright for Alice
Alice's family were homeless and in extreme poverty when her miner father and brother died. Things started changing when she joined an income generation workshop
Volunteer to educational tech pioneer: Andrew Ashe, CEO, onebillion
When Andrew Ashe volunteered as a teacher in Papua New Guinea in the 1980s, he can hardly have imagined that more than 30 years later, he’d be helping launch an innovative education project with VSO.
What next for Sierra Leone?
Throughout the Ebola outbreak, people wary of health centres stopped accessing the services on offer with tragic consequences – including a 30% increase in maternal deaths and a 24% increase in newborn deaths.