International volunteering for 18-25 year olds

Africa

Tim Butcher
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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.

Emily Gorton
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Anisha Patel was so inspired by the women she met on placement in Ghana, she’s putting on an

Jack Howson
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“We are one family even though we all come from different areas of Uganda.”

Jack Howson
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Volunteer Nathaniel Antonio-Gorse was just 17 when he contracted HIV.
 
Jack Howson
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BeeSweet isn’t your average social enterprise. 

Bobby Dean
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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

Justin Bayor
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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.

Justin Bayor, Youth Programmes Manager
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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. 

Rebecca Corbett
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Restless Development ICS volunteer Rebecca Corbett spent her placement in Ushewekunze, a community just outside the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.

Cianne Jones
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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?

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