Blog posts about Mozambique
Working together to bring hope to families in MozambiqueA selection of images from professional photographer, Mário Macilau, and VSO volunteers show how communities in Mozambique are beginning to rebuild their lives following the devastation of Cyclone Idai.
Humans of Idai: Beira struggles onAward-winning photographer Mário Macilau’s powerful images capture how people in the cyclone-stricken city are fighting for survival.
How one widowed grandma traded her way out of poverty
Maria Jacinto relied on her husband's income from the mines to feed herself and her family. When she became a widow, life was plunged into uncertainty. Maria went from widow to breadwinner and turned her family's fortunes around.
Finding love where you least expect it
Celebrating the bond that volunteers have formed on placement - proof that romance can arise when we least expect it.
Turning an impossible situation around
Rute found herself in an impossible situation. She was pregnant, widowed and no one in her family was earning an income. Things became worse once she discovered she was HIV positive.
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.