Mariam Hamis at the VETA centre in Lindi
Mwanzo Millinga

I thought this work belonged to men

VSO’s Enhancing Employability through Vocational Training (EEVT) project has boosted teaching, attainment and graduate employment rates at the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) vocational training centres in Lindi and Mtwara regions. Mariam Hamis, 18, is the first female student in six years to study carpentry and joinery at the VETA centre in Lindi. 

A VSO-run sexual health workshop

Condoms, Christ and sex positions: Sarah’s work reducing teen pregnancy in Zambia

Volunteer Sandy Hung with Mayemba Mtema, a small shop owner in Tanzania
VSO

Discovering a wealth of opportunity in Tanzania: Sandy's volunteer story

Sandy Hung, 28, left behind a high-powered role in Canada managing millions for the super-wealthy to volunteer with disadvantaged businesswomen in Iringa, on the Tanzania Local Enterprise Development (T-LED) project. It's improving chances for entrepreneurs in four districts on Tanzania by strengthening institutions and coaching small business owners.

Volunteering in Rwanda - one second a day film

Andrew Ashe with children using tablets to support education in Malawi

Volunteer to educational tech pioneer: Andrew Ashe, CEO, onebillion

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