Help change lives by sending US volunteers...

by CUSO-VSO

Summary

Send US volunteers to go overseas with CUSO-VSO. Currently 49 Americans are in developing countries to work side-by-side with partner organizations to achieve their organizational & development goals.
$1,352
total raised
17
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

In spite of the obstacles facing them, people in every corner of the developing world are building better futures for their communities. Our volunteers work side-by-side with these committed citizens to make this positive change happen. They are matched to placements that meet the direct requests of our overseas partners. Lasting change requires not just a financial investment, but also a human investment. That’s why CUSO-VSO shares skills, and changes lives.

Solution

Volunteers focus on developing ability over delivering service, although some deliver service: doctors, nurses and teachers. 6 key goal areas: HIV&AIDS, Health, Education, Disability, Participation & Governance, Secure Livelilihoods.

Long-Term Impact

Our overseas volunteers promote global citizenship, by building bridges across geographic and cultural borders; the volunteer experience is often just the start of a life-long journey of involvement in international development.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.cuso.org/​
VSO International Federation
American Couple Blog from India
Partner Video - IWEN, Rex and Tlell's Placement

Organization Information

CUSO-VSO

Location: Ottawa, ON - Canada
Website: http:/​/​www.cuso-vso.org
CUSO-VSO
Project Leader:
Tara Henderson
Fundraising Coordinator
Ottawa, ON Canada

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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