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Watch the VSO film receiving international acclaim
Tabu, a film created by a community in Tanzania with the support of a VSO volunteer, has been screened at seven film festivals around the world. Now we want to share it with you.
Here’s a big thank you to our unsung classroom heroes
We say thank you to all the wonderful teachers we work with, across VSO.
We’re training the teachers of tomorrow, today
There are now more children in education than ever before, but millions are leaving school without basic reading or maths skills. The solution? We think it begins with better teacher training.
Creating smiles in a Rohingya refugee camp
One year ago, VSO supporters donated £130,000 to help Rohingya children living in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. One year on, we look at the tremendous impact the project has made for thousands of people.
5 reasons to hold onto hope for the future
Round-the-clock news headlines can paint a picture of doom and gloom, meaning we lose sight of the facts. However, larger global trends tell a much more positive story of progress. Here are five things to be hopeful for in 2019.
Getting positive about HIV: busting myths with music
Darren Clark has dedicated 12 years to harnessing the power of music to educate communities in Southern Africa on HIV and AIDS. Darren, now with an MBE to his name, says the fight against HIV and AIDS is not over.
Why we need more outspoken women
From climate activist Greta Thunberg, to Karachi’s first female police superintendent Shehla Qureshi, more and more strong women are speaking up against the injustice they see around them, and changing their world.
5 things I've learned volunteering in a refugee camp
Kenyan volunteer Ann Wambui shares what she's learnt as a volunteer in Cox's Bazar camp in Bangladesh.
How we're prepping the world's poorest for climate change
People in developing countries are bearing the brunt of global climate change, but VSO is supporting communities to become more resilient to changes in their natural environment.
The future of farming is female
Fatima Al Hassan is part of a new generation of female farmers. In the past two years, Fatima has gone from cash-strapped housewife to successful entrepreneur, and is helping fight gender inequality along the way.
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