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Voluntary Service Overseas

Index Voluntary Service Overseas

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is an international development charity with a vision for a "world without poverty" and a mission to "bring people together to fight poverty". [1]

50 relations: Accenture, Africa, Asia, Canada, Charitable organization, China, Climate change, Cuso International, Department for International Development, Developing country, Disability, Education, European Voluntary Service, Finance, FK Norway, Gender, Ghana, Human resources, India, Indonesia, International Citizen Service, International development, Ireland, Kenya, Lattitude Global Volunteering, Médecins Sans Frontières, Movement against Intimidation, Threat and Revenge against Activists, Nepal, Netherlands, Organization development, Pacific Islands, Peace Corps, Philippines, Progressio (organization), Raleigh International, Randstad, Randstad Holding, Republic of Ireland, Restless Development, Routledge, Self-governance, Tajikistan, Tearfund, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times, Uganda, United Nations Volunteers, University of Bradford, Volunteering.

Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Climate change

Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).

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Cuso International

Cuso International, is a non-profit development organization, whose goal is to work alongside local people in other countries, to improve the lives of people living with poverty and inequality.

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Department for International Development

The Department for International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department responsible for administering overseas aid.

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Developing country

A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.

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Disability

A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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European Voluntary Service

European Voluntary Service (EVS) is the European Commission's project that allows a young person (17–30 years) to become a volunteer in another country for a specified period, normally between 2–12 months.

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Finance

Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities (known as elements of the balance statement) over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty.

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FK Norway

FK Norway (Fredskorpset, meaning the Peace Corps) is a Norwegian governmental body financing two-way mutual personnel exchange between companies and organisations in Norway and similar companies and organisations in the global South - that is countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Gender

Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.

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Ghana

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Human resources

Human resources are the people who make up the workforce of an organization, business sector, or economy.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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International Citizen Service

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a global volunteering programme.

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International development

International development or global development is a wide concept concerning level of development on an international scale.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Lattitude Global Volunteering

Lattitude Global Volunteering (formerly GAP Activity Projects) is an international charity established in Reading, Berkshire, in 1972 to provide 17- to 25-year-olds with support to travel outside of their own community, in most cases to other countries, where they will spend several months assisting with care or educational projects.

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Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF; pronounced), also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation (NGO) of French origin best known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases.

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Movement against Intimidation, Threat and Revenge against Activists

Movement against Intimidation, Threat and Revenge against Activists (MITRA) is a network of NGOs and activists based in Mumbai to protect people taking up public interest causes through Right to Information, grass root activism, or public-interest litigation (India) against intimidation from threat and attack from vested interests they may oppose in the course of their work.

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Nepal

Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Organization development

Organization development (OD) is the study of successful organizational change and performance.

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Pacific Islands

The Pacific Islands are the islands of the Pacific Ocean.

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Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Progressio (organization)

Progressio is an international development charity that enables poor communities to solve their own problems through support from skilled workers.

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Raleigh International

Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity.

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Randstad

The Randstad is a megalopolis in the central-western Netherlands consisting primarily of the four largest Dutch cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht) and their surrounding areas.

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Randstad Holding

Randstad NV, commonly known as Randstad and stylized as randstad, is a Dutch multinational human resource consulting firm headquartered in Diemen, Netherlands.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Restless Development

Restless Development is a youth-led development agency, known previously as Students Partnership Worldwide (SPW.) It was founded in 1985 by Jim Cogan.

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Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Self-governance

Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan (or; Тоҷикистон), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Jumhuriyi Tojikiston), is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated population of million people as of, and an area of.

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Tearfund

Tearfund is a UK Christian relief and development agency based in Teddington.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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United Nations Volunteers

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.

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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a public, plate glass university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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Volunteering

Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain "to benefit another person, group or organization".

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voluntary_Service_Overseas

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