Taste the World is your chance to bring people together to share food and fight global poverty too. Perfect for people who love food and friends and want to help some of the world’s poorest communities.
Check out what this Edinburgh teacher has to say about her career development break, where she volunteered with VSO in Ethiopia.
Since 1999, VSO and Accenture have been working in partnership to increase VSO’s impact in poor communities worldwide. This film shows how VSO’s employee volunteering scheme harnesses the skills and expertise of Accenture staff whilst providing a way for employees to develop skills in a global environment and play their part in building a fairer world.
Watch VSO volunteer, Dave Palmer, talking about his experiences with VOLPHIG, a disability rights group in Ghana.
Volunteering with VSO is a once in a lifetime experience. The benefits of working in another culture, and contributing to eradicating poverty are uncountable. You will not regret the experience you will gain, and the friends you will make. Sign-up to volunteer with VSO today.
Charley Boorman visited Marcel Pool, a VSO volunteer physiotherapist working in Goroka in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea, as part of his journey from Sydney to Tokyo for the second series of By Any Means, broadcast on BBC2.
24 young people from Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and the UK take the “journey of self-realisation” as they volunteer on the Global Xchange programme for 6 months in Southwark (UK) and Lafia (Nigeria).
VSO President, Johnathon Dimbleby, visits VSO’s work to improve health care in Malawi
Watch this film on VSO’s fundraising 24 Peaks challenge and sign up if you’re up for it.
The Global Xchange programme is a six-month exchange programme which gives young people from different countries a unique opportunity to work together, to develop and share valuable skills and to make a practical contribution where it is needed in local communities.