Beautiful Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is just 48, and one nurse may be caring for over 100 patients in hospital wards at any one time. Hear from VSO volunteers training local health workers to ensure that understaffed wards become a thing of the past.
VSO Zambia’s programme focuses on HIV & AIDS, secure livelihoods (gender & food security), and citizen participation, gender and governance. This film follows VSO volunteer Catrin Lloyd-Cowell and her work with Zambian Schools organisation ZOCS.
Protect yourself! is the first HIV awareness video produced by and for Deaf people in Ghana. The production is the result of an international collaboration between Deaf students, from Mampong School for the Deaf and Remark!, a Deaf Film Production company from London, UK.
This film looks at issues affecting women in Bangladesh, and why the new UN Women’s agency could put a stop to the discrimination faced here and worldwide.
The Accenture / VSO partnership has gone from strength to strength since 1999 with growing numbers of Accenture employees taking part in VSO Challenge Events and Volunteering placements worldwide.
Dr Olly Jeffries and nurse Pam Wilson volunteered in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world with a life expectancy of 39 years. They outline the challenges and benefits of working in the Malawian healthcare system for VSO.
Watch VSO volunteer Robin using his horticultural skills to improve the lives of people with HIV & AIDS.
Our campaigns aim to raise awareness of important global issues and bring them to the attention of policy makers in the UK. And we need your help! In this film Jenny Willott MP describes the big impact you can make, just by taking small steps – like filling in a campaign postcard or adding your name to an online petition.
An income-generating project in Mozambique helps HIV positive men and women earn a living.
Are you 18 to 25 and passionate about international development? VSO’s Youth for Development (YfD) programme gives you the chance to live and work in a developing country for up to a year. This film gives you a tempting taster of the YfD experience – hear from outgoing volunteers on what motivates them, and find out how Rob and Ruth are adapting to life in stunning Mongolia.