Blog posts about Nigeria
Inside the world’s classroomsOpen the door of classrooms around the world and you’ll find a surprising range of challenges – as well as some truly incredible teachers dedicated to changing children’s lives.
Meet the volunteers forging a friendship revolution
There’s something special about volunteering that forges friendships that can last a lifetime. Four volunteers reveal the unexpected bonds they made through their experience with VSO.
Children demand legal protection for rights threatened by tradition in Kano, Nigeria
More than three quarters of children surveyed by VSO in Kano, Northern Nigeria, say that traditional values and practices prevent them from realising their basic rights. We are using the findings to support local organisations in their fight for full legal protection.
Forty years on: A former volunteer’s return to Nigeria
"In these days of questioning the effectiveness of volunteering and international development, it is encouraging to learn that an individual can make a difference."