Our Impact

"I may prefer to travel alone, but that's only possible when you have this much support" - Sochel's Story

September 2017 - For Sochel, fundraising for her ICS placement was an epic journey from East to West.

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"NCS and ICS have made me realise how passionate I am about voluntary work" - Alissa's Story

June 2017 - For Alisa Watson (21) NCS and ICS have sparked an ongoing passion for voluntary work.

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A long-term committment to women's equality: Wilfried Zango and Kabeela

May 2017 - Wilfried Zango describes how a long-standing partnership with International Service has enabled this women's association to thrive.

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International Women's Day 2017: inspiring stories from across the globe

March 2017 - Meet our project partners, participants and volunteers making change in their communities, and be inspired to #BeBoldforChange

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"NCS and ICS have given the confidence to do what I always wanted" - Jianvario's Story

March 2017 - “ICS was a huge turning point - it has given me the courage, confidence and ambition to get out there and strive for a good life.”

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Diversification delivers a mother's right to earn and her children's right to learn

January 2017 - Madame Helene has a 19 year association with our partner Kabeela, which provides women with training and resources to enable them to generate an independent income for themselves and their families.

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"Working alongside men is the only way to bring about gender equality" - Ellie's story

December 2016 - Ellie Gibbs, 21, channelled her passion for gender equality into promoting sexual health in northern Ghana.

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The right to a fair income - Madame Roda and the women of TradeAID

June 2016 - Madame Roda is a skilled artisan from Sumbrungu in the Upper-East region of Ghana, who thanks to TradeAid and its partnership with International Service, is turning her craft into an income.

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Giving young people the information to make ‘safe choices’ 

June 2016 - Our partnership with Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS) provides unique education to inform young people – boys and girls – about their Sexual Health Rights.

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Literacy and Livelihoods 

April 2016 - International Service has started working with the Ghanaian Government’s Non-Formal Education Division (NFED), which coordinates literacy programmes and income generation activities across the country.

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Photo Credit: Blandine Benezit