Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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14 Sep 2018 description

Endorsed by: Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA); AVSI; BRAC; CARE; Danish Refugee Council (DRC); Finn Church Aid (FCA); Food for the Hungry; Humanity & Inclusion; Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC); Oxfam; Plan; Save the Children; VSO; War Child Holland; Windle International Uganda; World Vision; ZOA

The launch of Uganda's new Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities (ERP) is an opportunity to ensure a better future for hundreds of thousands of children.

13 May 2013 description

Executive Summary

There has been an influx of migration into Thailand from neighbouring Myanmar over the last 20 years, often to take up what are locally referred to as ‘3D’ jobs (dirty, dangerous and demanding). These working conditions have a direct impact on the development of young children as they live in precarious environments.

30 Mar 2011 description

Floods and storms are threatening the homes and work of VSO's 54 international volunteers in Namibia including 22 volunteers from the UK.

Half of VSO's international volunteers are located in the flood-affected north of the country, close to the borders with Zambia and Angola - where a State of Emergency has been declared. Access to clean drinking water is the immediate concern for the staff and the communities they live in.

Penny O'Brien originally from Stoke Newington is an Education Management Training Advisor for the Ministry of Education, overseeing schools across …

11 Apr 1997 description

Esther Mujawayo and her three children are survivors of the Rwandan genocide. Esther is also a widow, and a co-founder of AVEGA, a support group for widows of the genocide. She spoke to Katrina Payne.


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12 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 24 Oct 2018 Voluntary Service Overseas

About VSO

06 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 27 Aug 2019 Voluntary Service Overseas

About VSO

VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

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