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06/24/2017 at 08:58. Facebook
With the help of Community Health Officer Andrew Sesay, Fatu, from Sierra Leone, gave birth safely to baby Mariama.

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With the help of Community Health Officer Andrew Sesay Fatu from Sierra
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yesterday at 07:55. Facebook
On International Widows Day, we celebrate the courageous women, like Celeste, who are overcoming adversity to provide for their families.

#WidowsDay
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06/22/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
Eight years ago, Maria Jacinto lost her husband to tuberculosis, leaving her seven children to fend for themselves.

She was forced to rely on her oldest children for support.

But after being given a small grant to start her own mobile credit business, she managed to save enough money to set up her own grocery store.

She now sells carrots, onions, tomatoes, rice, and fish.

She now provides...
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Eight years ago Maria Jacinto lost her husband to tuberculosis leaving her
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06/22/2017 at 11:27. Facebook
Fatu Conteh, from Sierra Leone, gave birth to baby girl Mariama six months ago. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Fatu Conteh from Sierra Leone gave birth to baby girl Mariama six months ago

“I got a motorbike to the hospital to deliver my baby”

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06/20/2017 at 14:40. Facebook
Funded opportunities for 18-25 year olds (23-35 for Team Leaders) to volunteer with International Citizen Service (ICS)

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Funded opportunities for 1825 year olds 2335 for Team Leaders to volunteer

Volunteer with ICS: Apply now to be overseas by September

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06/19/2017 at 11:19. Facebook
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06/18/2017 at 08:07. Facebook
Happy Father's Day to dads everywhere.

Celebrating #FathersDay in the UK

Photo: Daphine Akello (aged 18 months) outside the maternity ward and NICU at Gulu Regional Referral hospital, Uganda.

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Happy Fathers Day to dads everywhere Celebrating FathersDay in the UK Photo
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06/16/2017. Facebook
Andrew Sesay is a Community Health Officer at Binkolo Health Clinic, Sierra Leone.

Despite difficult conditions, Andrew supports hundreds of mothers and babies every single month. Often staying away from his own family in order to serve his community.

Read his full story: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Photo credit: Peter Caton
Andrew Sesay is a Community Health Officer at Binkolo Health Clinic Sierra Leone
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06/15/2017. Facebook
Community Health Officer, Andrew, from Sierra Leone works tirelessly to save the lives of mothers and babies.
Community Health Officer Andrew from Sierra Leone works tirelessly to save the

Going above and beyond to save lives

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06/15/2017. Facebook
Donate now to help save lives: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Chris Riddell brings to life the vital work of Sierra Leonean Community Health Officer Andrew Sesay.

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06/14/2017. Facebook
It's #WorldBloodDonorDay - and huge kudos to volunteer Dr Nanda, who was first in line when a blood drive appeared outside the hospital where she works. Blood supplies can be low at Nigist Eleni hospital in Hossana, Ethiopia and patients often have to be transferred along the bumpy road to Addis for transfusions.

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Its WorldBloodDonorDay and huge kudos to volunteer Dr Nanda who was first
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06/13/2017. Facebook
Returned volunteer Stephanie and her husband Israel meeting HRH The Princess Royal at a reception at St James’s Palace last night.

Stephanie was a VSO volunteer in Ghana in 2013, working to help shea nut processors become financially independent businesswomen and last year won a VSO Volunteer Award.
Returned volunteer Stephanie and her husband Israel meeting HRH The Princess Royal
Joyce Shamedje
Joan Miller
Andy Aitchison
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06/13/2017. Facebook
We know the amazing benefits volunteering can have, especially in later life. But how can we make sure everyone can get involved?
We know the amazing benefits volunteering can have especially in later life

Volunteering is good for people: How can we encourage volunteers who would benefit the most?

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06/12/2017. Facebook
The UK has just elected the most diverse set of MPs ever
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Alan Agnew
Pauline Fitzpatrick
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06/11/2017. Facebook
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06/10/2017. Facebook
Happy Saturday! Our work with Syngenta has supported farmers in the Mithapukur region of Bangladesh to increase their incomes by an average of 50% since 2015

Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Happy Saturday Our work with Syngenta has supported farmers in the Mithapukur
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06/09/2017. Facebook
Huge progress, due to better access to clean water and sanitation - but it's still the world's fourth biggest killer of children.
Huge progress due to better access to clean water and sanitation but

Global diarrhoea deaths down by a third

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06/08/2017. Facebook
Looking for a new start this week? Volunteering roles in Africa and Asia in health, education, communications, finance.

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Looking for a new start this week Volunteering roles in Africa and

Volunteering opportunities at VSO

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06/07/2017. Facebook
People are more socially active after volunteering with us - and their placement is likely to have an impact on their career.

What changed for you?

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People are more socially active after volunteering with us and their placement

Life after VSO: study reveals impacts of volunteering

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John Chapman
Marichu Singco
Kat Timohhina
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06/06/2017. Facebook
From a food and drink start-up with a social mission to launching a UK charity to support slum children in Bangladesh: how these volunteers are still supporting communities they worked with whilst on placement.

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From a food and drink startup with a social mission to launching

Six inspiring volunteers still changing the world

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