VSO volunteer are helping communities rebuild after fire in Sierra Leone's Susan's Bay slum.
Here's what Lisa, a primary school teacher from Sligo, and Patrick, a community development expert from Belfast, had to say about their time in Karamoja, Uganda so far.
Our Marketing and Communications Manager Annette gives you the low-down on her recent visit to our Irish Aid funded health and education programmes in Karamoja, Uganda.
As employees and volunteers in the international development sector, we have a responsibility to be transparent and honest when we talk about the people we work with and programme countries. But sometimes this isn’t as straight-forward as it should be…
The old saying goes, “health is wealth” and that’s exactly what Goal 3 endorses. We look at improvements in healthcare systems in recent years and the areas we urgently need to focus on to achieve Goal 3's targets.
Volunteering overseas provides retired professionals with a wealth of personal and professional rewards, as well as the chance to make a real difference in the lives of those less fortunate.
Most of us take clean water and proper sanitation completely for granted but this isn’t the case for lots of people. These four TED talks emphasise why we need to take action now.