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Accenture and VSO - Marking Markets Work
Accenture announces new $3.5 million VSO grant

 VSO and Accenture have been working together for over a decade. Read about our new five year 'Improving Market Access for the Poor' program.

VSO Annual report 2013-14
VSO Annual Report 2013-14

VSO’s annual report for the year ending 2013/14 is now available. It highlights the successes that VSO has had over the past year, through our distinctive approach of bringing people together in the fight against poverty.  Read the annual report and watch the accompanying film.

Sharing skills and saving lives

VSO volunteer Chris Jary, a UK doctor, worked in a severely under-resourced district hospital in Masindi, Uganda. It is meant to have 11 doctors (including Chris) – but it had just four - serving a population of around 500,000 people - some of whom live up to 80 miles away.

HRH The Princess Royal opens VSO's new HQ in Kingston
HRH The Princess Royal officially opens VSO head office

We were delighted to welcome our patron, HRH the Princess Royal as she officially opened our new UK HQ in Kingston recently. Pictured are VSO Chief Executive, Marg Mayne; HRH The Princess Royal; VSO UK Director Angela Salt OBE and VSO Chair, Sir Andrew Cubie. Check out a video of the visit here


About VSO

VSO is an international development charity. Our volunteers work with local organisations that serve poor people. They help give children a future through education. They improve the standards of care in hospitals. They train poor people in the skills they need to earn a living. Our volunteers do whatever needs to be done to break down the barriers that trap people in poverty.

Local partnerships

Our volunteers work with over 1,000 organisations in the developing world – from community groups to governments. Read about our local partners

Working with businesses

VSO has something unique to offer you as a corporate partner. Because with our 50 years of development experience, you can proudly claim to be part of a long-term responsible solution that’s changing people’s lives around the world.

Find out how VSO's corporate partners, including Kraft and Accenture, benefit from partnering with us.

Could employee volunteering or employee fundraising benefit your business too?