Blog posts about Volunteering
Bricklaying towards a more stable life in Northern Uganda
Samantha's work as a volunteer supporting youth employment in Northern Uganda
Building a brighter future for children with disabilities
Volunteer Jo Doyne is based in western Rwanda, supporting teachers to provide appropriate teaching to children with special needs. She talks to us about her work with Ngwino Nawe, a special needs school.
Where could your tech skills take you?
Tech and IT skills are increasingly in demand in developing countries. This means new opportunities for volunteers with expertise in these fields, like Christian Kuijlaars, to improve standards and accountability in health, education and governance in countries like Papua New Guinea.
20 ways volunteering overseas will change you
Volunteering overseas is one of the most rewarding things you can do. It will change the way you see the world. Here are just a few ways it can leave its mark…
Active teaching in Rwanda
"The thousands and thousands of hills, the flora and the people are what truly make you fall in love with Rwanda"
Five minutes with... Briony Jenkins, Paediatric Nurse Trainer, Malawi
"I’ve developed skills that would normally have taken me years, and I’m much more confident now.”
Five minutes with...David Atherton, Nurse Trainer in Malawi
“Back in the UK, I would never get the breadth of experience I’ve had in Malawi.”
Transforming the dairy value chain in Malawi
Volunteer marketing advisor Rona Ramos spent 2 years improving the entire dairy value chain in Malawi.
One person doing their job right makes all the difference
Dr Samdemar C. Arias is a volunteer paediatrician in Nyangao, Tanzania. He is helping develop the skills of local clinicians and improving patient care. Here he talks about the urgent need for more qualified physicians to share their skills in Tanzania.