Millions of people are struggling without a reliable source of food and income to support themselves and their families.
VSO builds programmes that help people in poverty live in dignity and security, with better skills, income and fairer access to markets.
Last year we worked with 108 partners in 15 countries. Together, we trained 10,000 people and improved chances for 146,000.
Improving food security for smallholder farmers in Bangladesh
Smallholder farmers in Bangladesh are increasing yields and income due to improved farming techniques, diversification and greater access to markets.
Helping poor Zanzibar farming communities benefit from tourism
Fruit and vegetable growers are earning a better income through higher standards of produce and new links to hospitality trade.
Giving more people access to better quality healthcare.
We're saving lives and helping 101 partners break the cycle of poverty in 14 countries.