I’m ready to be a mother now
Susan Ayam beams over her beautiful baby girl Fortunate, who is just two months old. It’s a grateful smile because Fortunate has truly earned her name. When she was only six months pregnant, Susan’s baby literally ‘fell out’.
New mums share joy from the labour ward
VSO volunteers are working in the Lira regional referral hospitals in Uganda to improve services and ensure newborns and their mothers get the best possible care. In the antenatal ward, three women share their experiences.
Volunteers who worked together in Tanzania reunite for first time in 50 years
Hugh Burkitt has kept up with VSO since his time volunteering as a teacher in the 1960s. In December, he managed to bring 15 ex volunteers together again from his time on placement.