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Watch the VSO film receiving international acclaim
Tabu, a film created by a community in Tanzania with the support of a VSO volunteer, has been screened at seven film festivals around the world. Now we want to share it with you.
Lessons from a VSO education volunteer
Juanito Estrada shares what he has learned from his 10 years volunteering with VSO, including tips on how to make an impact on placement.
How to be an ethical shopper
Fairer wages, sustainable business practices, fewer items going to landfill… These are just a few of the benefits of switching up your shopping habits and shopping more ethically.
Here’s a big thank you to our unsung classroom heroes
We say thank you to all the wonderful teachers we work with, across VSO.
We’re training the teachers of tomorrow, today
There are now more children in education than ever before, but millions are leaving school without basic reading or maths skills. The solution? We think it begins with better teacher training.
Creating smiles in a Rohingya refugee camp
One year ago, VSO supporters donated £130,000 to help Rohingya children living in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. One year on, we look at the tremendous impact the project has made for thousands of people.
5 reasons to hold onto hope for the future
Round-the-clock news headlines can paint a picture of doom and gloom, meaning we lose sight of the facts. However, larger global trends tell a much more positive story of progress. Here are five things to be hopeful for in 2019.
Getting positive about HIV: busting myths with music
Darren Clark has dedicated 12 years to harnessing the power of music to educate communities in Southern Africa on HIV and AIDS. Darren, now with an MBE to his name, says the fight against HIV and AIDS is not over.
Why we need more outspoken women
From climate activist Greta Thunberg, to Karachi’s first female police superintendent Shehla Qureshi, more and more strong women are speaking up against the injustice they see around them, and changing their world.
5 things I've learned volunteering in a refugee camp
Kenyan volunteer Ann Wambui shares what she's learnt as a volunteer in Cox's Bazar camp in Bangladesh.
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