Words of wisdom – inspiring quotes from VSO Ireland volunteers
It’s International Volunteer Day, the perfect opportunity to give a shout out to the hundreds of Irish volunteers who have passed through our doors and shared their skills on VSO placements.
Five volunteer impacts in Papua New Guinea
As VSO scales back operations in PNG after more than 50 years, we celebrate just a handful of the major impacts volunteers from around the world have had on the development of this diverse Pacific nation.
Going green this Christmas
This Christmas, we’re going to make an effort to be a little ‘greener’ and put more thought into our gifts for others. Here's how you can follow suit.
#PovertyBox... one week later
A week after the #PovertyBox challenge, Liz updates us on how she got on and why she recommends others follow suit.
Life-changing memories and powerful impact: volunteering in Uganda
"So my message to teachers and principals reading this is: If you can do something, why not do it? It's such a privilege to be able to help others through VSO."
Schoolgirl or bride? Millions of girls fight for basic rights
More than 130 million girls are out of school. Many dropped out out due to pressure to marry too young, robbing them of their childhoods, their rights and their future. It's not too late to rescue them from a bleak future.
Lab on wheels: Bringing science to Northern Nigeria
An innovative new way of bringing science education to schools in Nigeria's rural north could offer a way unlock future tech prosperity, explains Chief Executive Philip Goodwin.
Halfway Through #PovertyBox
Liz Gordy's #PovertyBox challenge continues... find out how she's been getting on.
Liz takes on the #PovertyBox challenge
Only €14 on food for a week - could you do it? That's exactly what VSO Ireland's Liz Gordy is attempting this week...