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Mobile data collection makes a positive impact in the Pacific

Published on 16th January 2017


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Mobile data collection makes a positive impact in the Pacific

By Kate Davidson Read More

Obrigada barak Timor-Leste

Published on 12th January 2017


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Obrigada barak Timor-Leste

Wrapping up her assignment in Timor-Leste, Birgit Hermann shares her thoughts on an incredible 12 months of challenge and triumph. Read More

Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 2 – the places)

Published on 9th January 2017


Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 2 – the places)

In part two of this four part series, Kokopo-based volunteer Finn Egan shares more reasons why he loves being on assignment in Papua New Guinea... Read More

Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 1 – the people)

Published on 12th December 2016


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Kokopo, hidden gem of the Pacific (Part 1 – the people)

In this four part series, Kokopo-based volunteer Finn Egan shares all the reasons why he loves being on assignment in Papua New Guinea... Read More

Trevor and Alison Gatland - clean water in Timor-Leste

Published on 8th December 2016


Trevor and Alison Gatland - clean water in Timor-Leste

Trevor and Alison were based in the coastal town of Baucau, three hours’ drive east of Timor-Leste’s capital, Dili, from February 2015 to November 2016. Trevor was a water and sanitation adviser with aid agency World Vision, and Alison was his accompanying partner. Read More

Roanna Salunga - clean water in Cook Islands

Published on 7th December 2016


Roanna Salunga - clean water in Cook Islands

Roanna Salunga was volunteering as a water engineer with the Office of the Prime Minister in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, as part of VSA’s ongoing partnership with GHD Group. Read More

Leaving a legacy

Published on 2nd December 2016


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Leaving a legacy

In her latest update from Samoa, Catherine shares some exciting news: Read More

Teaching for the future in Timor-Leste

Published on 30th November 2016


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Teaching for the future in Timor-Leste

By Alex Wilson Read More

Lunch on the ring of Fire

Published on 25th November 2016


Lunch on the ring of Fire

Rabaul is famous for its volcanoes but it also has something in common with Rotorua: hot springs. Volunteer Kurt Schmidli knew cooking in hot springs was a traditional method for Māori living in geothermal regions, but never dreamt he'd do the same thing on Easter Sunday in Papua New Guinea. Read More

Only in Samoa

Published on 22nd November 2016


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Only in Samoa

As she wraps up 18 months on assignment, volunteer Kathryn Bilbe reflects on her time in Samoa... Read More

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