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May the 4th, as well as being a great day for Star Wars fans, marks the next round of local and mayoral elections across Britain.
So here you are! You passed your ICS assessment day, you’ve been allocated your country and you’ve started your injections! The only thing standing between you and that plane overseas is reaching your fundraising target!
How did our volunteers celebrate #InternationalWomensDay around the world? Loudly. And with placards.
Last year, VSO ICS volunteers in the rural Ijesha region of Nigeria helped create a platform for host mothers like Mrs Taiwo Azeez to meet and discuss issues affecting local women.
In India, menstration is seen by some communities as impure or ‘dirty’, even cursed. But with a female population of almost 650 million, how can we begin to tackle a taboo like this?
Happy Fundraising Friday everyone! With the abundance of charity requests and events out there it can be hard to make your fundraising stand out.
Whatever stage you’re at with your fundraising, it can be really easy to focus simply on hitting your target by your deadline - and that’s it. While this is obviously really important, fundraising can also be a great opp
Rebecca Rawle is leading an ICS team with VSO in Baglung, Nepal, working with the community on sexual reproductive health and rights. Their work has included raising awareness of the negative impacts of child marriage.