5 reasons why volunteering just might be the best thing you ever do
Liz reports back on the recent Sustainable Ireland Conference and Ireland's SDG strengths and weaknesses in comparison to other European countries...
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.
Eradicating poverty remains one of the biggest challenges facing humanity today and the primary focus of VSO’s work. But what does ‘no poverty’ really mean? We delve into Sustainable Development Goal 1...
Cork teacher Cathy O'Connor relives her volunteering experiences with VSO Ireland, which ignited a love for West Africa and sparked the start of her career in international development.