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.
Anisha Patel was so inspired by the women she met on placement in Ghana, she’s putting on an
“We are one family even though we all come from different areas of Uganda.”
BeeSweet isn’t your average social enterprise.
With the 18 month-long US Presidential Election saga now finally over, whatever side of the fence you sit on, it’s hard not to feel exhausted from the endless debates an
Agnes used to worry about her son, seven-year-old Kevin. A single mother, she wasn’t earning enough from her small-scale trading to provide for her child.
Three cycles of volunteers working in the same community teamed up to raise money and help repair a community well, enabling up to 500 local residents access clean water.
Restless Development ICS volunteer Rebecca Corbett spent her placement in Ushewekunze, a community just outside the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.
Starting your own charity or NGO can seem like a scary prospect. Where do you begin? How do you test your ideas? What contacts do you need to make?