Blog posts about Ethiopia
Five minutes with... Maria Rafferty, Language Improvement Centre Coordinator, Ethiopia
Maria, a retired primary school teacher from Donegal, answers questions about her experience with VSO in Ethiopia.
A new sense of what's important in life
A typical day in the life of IT specialist Mark Kelly from Dublin who is currently volunteering with VSO Ireland in Ethiopia.
Five minutes with... Dr Mary McCauley, Ethiopia
Dr. Mary McCauley is a speciality trainee in her fifth year of training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, working in Altnagelvin Area Hospital in Northern Ireland. In September, she will be embarking on the experience of a lifetime with VSO.
Life as a midwife trainer in Ethiopia
Jacqueline McAuley has spent the last six months volunteering as a midwife trainer in Ethiopia. This is her story.
Giving something back in retirement
When early marriage and family put limits on her travels, Mary Duggan put volunteering on the back burner – until she decided to retire. Here she tells us her story.
Reflecting on my volunteer placement in Ethiopia
Stephanie Galvin talks through her volunteer experience in Jinka Hospital, Ethiopia where she shared her skills with staff in the paediatrics department.
Finding love where you least expect it
Celebrating the bond that volunteers have formed on placement - proof that romance can arise when we least expect it.
"This experience is even better shared" : Nanda and Hilbert-Jan in Ethiopia
Volunteering couple Nanda and Hilbert-Jan, from the Netherlands, are volunteering together with VSO in Hossana, Ethiopia.