This week we go to Mozambique. Since 2009, VSO have been working with Members of Parliament on the HIV and AIDS Committee. Rute Dos Santos, Programme Manager in VSO Mozambique, writes about the recent annual review held in the Assembly of the Republic.
Last Friday I attended the official launch of VSO’s ‘Our Side of the Story: Ugandan health workers speak up.’ The event took place in Kampala, in the gardens of VSO Uganda’s office. Some of the guests included officials from the Ministry of Health, civil society, professionals associations, health workers, donors… Read more »
Reading about Magnus and his ‘living below the line’ challenge had me wondering if it was possible to feed myself on the equivalent of £1 a day here in Accra. I asked my Ghanaian colleagues in the office if they thought it was possible. They thought it would be but only if it wasn’t… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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.