12:59 07/09/2010
Participant at workshop

Tackling our assumptions about volunteering

I felt fortunate at the end of last month to join a group of VSO volunteers who were at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to learn about systemic action research, and how they will be able to apply this methodology to VSO’s Valuing Volunteering project.

You may remember Violeta Vajda… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Live Below the Poverty Line shopping

Living below the poverty line

Magnus Slingsby, VSO’s federation support officer, is showing his solidarity this week with the world’s poorest, by living on £1 a day for five days. In this week’s blog, Magnus tells us why he and thousands of others around the world are living below the poverty line.

It’s now day 3 of my Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Nine is Mine campaigners

The power of children’s voices in advocacy

Steve Lewis was recently visiting the VSO programme in India. For this week’s blog we have invited one or our partners, Vedika Jiandani,  from the national volunteering programme in India to write for us.

I work for Swechha, which is a youth-run and youth-focused organisation that provides a platform for people to ‘be the… Read more »


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