In-depth explorations of how our unique volunteering for development approach works to empower communities to create lasting change.
VSO’s collaboration with the research team from Northumbria University sets out to interrogate how a blend of different types of volunteering approaches might create an impact.
Nepal must tackle menstrual hygiene and taboos during the lockdown, or risk losing a generation of girls.
Whether in the UK or Uganda, there’s growing evidence that the pressures of lockdown and the associated economic downturn will lead to a regression in women’s rights and gender equality.
Why we need the volunteering for development approach as a capability response.
The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a lasting legacy in terms of how we use technology to deliver development programs around the world.
COVID-19 is accelerating new approaches to do development differently
It’s vital to move beyond artificial divisions between the ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ sectors to a new spirit of active citizenship
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Our unique volunteering for development approach puts the most marginalised people first.
We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions.