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Selling soybeans: a Kiwi success story in Timor-Leste

Published on 30th June 2015


Selling soybeans: a Kiwi success story in Timor-Leste

VSA volunteer Pat Martin worked as a Communications and Marketing Adviser with World Vision Timor-Leste. He met Tennant Fenton, a fellow VSA and World Vision volunteer, to explore Tennant’s soybean project. Read More

New volunteers heading out on assignment - June 2015

Published on 29th June 2015


New volunteers heading out on assignment - June 2015

Featuring our new volunteers who have headed out on assignment in May and June 2015. Read More

Regrowing a country

Published on 29th June 2015


Regrowing a country

Category 5 Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu in March. The country’s losses and recovery show how important food is to a country’s wellbeing – not only as sustenance, but also as an income, a central focus for community and an opportunity for a better life. Read More

Cabbage, caterpillars, chickens and the cyclone

Published on 29th June 2015


Cabbage, caterpillars, chickens and the cyclone

Pauline Webber joined Vanuatu volunteer Jill Greenhalgh to see how residents are rebuilding after Cyclone Pam. Read More

The power of 632: joining forces to increase incomes

Published on 29th June 2015


The power of 632: joining forces to increase incomes

Pauline Webber joined Vanuatu volunteer Grace Savage to see how residents are rebuilding after Cyclone Pam. Read More

A visit to East New Britain

Published on 26th June 2015


A visit to East New Britain

Following my crazy weeks of work and research, I flew out of Bougainville to East New Britain, one of the New Guinea Islands, for a wee holiday and to meet Dan, who was flying in from New Zealand. Read More

My umbrella

Published on 25th June 2015


My umbrella

Volunteer Ann Green looks at life on assignment in Bougainville, via the most useful thing she packed. Read More

Communications research and the Panguna Mine

Published on 24th June 2015


Communications research and the Panguna Mine

I have been working on some research that is being undertaken by the Centres for Social and Creative Media (CSCM), University of Goroka. My counterpart Michael, another colleague called Moses, and I are working alongside researchers from CSCM to coordinate the project. Read More

Mary O’Reilly – Communities better off thanks to waste management

Published on 22nd June 2015


Mary O’Reilly – Communities better off thanks to waste management

Mary O'Reilly volunteered as Waste Management Adviser at the Sanma Provincial Council and Luganville Municipal Council in Vanuatu. Her assignment was originally for two years, but was extended first for another year, and then for a further sixth months beyond that. Read More

A visit to Samoa

Published on 12th June 2015


A visit to Samoa

It’s hard to know where to begin, talking about a field trip to one of our partner countries. We pack so much in to these trips, meeting with volunteers and their workmates, checking out their life outside their assignments, that it is overwhelming when you sit down to process it all. Read More

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