We bring about lasting change not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to empower communities in some of the world’s poorest regions.
Last year, VSO volunteers and partners reached over 4.5 million people.
They brought inspiration, energy and vital practical skills in pursuit of our vision of a fair world for everyone.
Last year’s highlights
- our inclusive education programmes supported over 2.8 million children to access the quality education they deserve,
- our health programmes empowered nearly 785,000 marginalised people to realise their rights to healthcare,
- our resilient livelihoods programmes supported over 120,000 people to develop the skills they need to live more secure and dignified lives,
- our resilience, inclusion and social accountability programmes reached over 796,000 people.