Six inspiring volunteers still changing the world
These volunteers are still dedicating their time to supporting the communities they volunteered in.
What US climate pact withdrawal could mean for the world
On World Environment Day, we look at President Trump's latest bold move and its potentional impact on our planet.
Supporting smallholder farmers in Bangladesh: A photo essay
Along with a group of 16 international volunteers, Steph’s been working with marginalised groups of smallholder farmers to support them to grow. Her photo diary of what's been an intense month.
Call the midwife: Six inspiring health workers saving young lives
This International Day of Midwives (5 May), we’re celebrating the midwives working to make childbirth safer and saving lives around the world.
Schoolgirls from around the world share their dreams for the future
We asked nine school-aged girls around the world what they wanted to be when they grow up. This is what they said.
I’m ready to be a mother now
Susan Ayam beams over her beautiful baby girl Fortunate, who is just two months old. It’s a grateful smile because Fortunate has truly earned her name. When she was only six months pregnant, Susan’s baby literally ‘fell out’.
New mums share joy from the labour ward
VSO volunteers are working in the Lira regional referral hospitals in Uganda to improve services and ensure newborns and their mothers get the best possible care. In the antenatal ward, three women share their experiences.
Volunteers who worked together in Tanzania reunite for first time in 50 years
Hugh Burkitt has kept up with VSO since his time volunteering as a teacher in the 1960s. In December, he managed to bring 15 ex volunteers together again from his time on placement.