Blogs by Vishva Sodhi

Children learning in the evening thanks to a solar powered lantern
13 December 2012 - 12:00am
| VSO staff member
| Tanzania

Supporting women to gain new, useful skills can not only help them to boost their income and contribute to development. It can also give them the confidence and local respect needed to play a more active role in community decision making. VSO's Vishva Sodhi explains the benefits of training rural women as solar engineers in Tanzania.

Ethiopian schoolboy doing maths
3 August 2012 - 12:00am
| Ethiopia

VSO storygatherer Vishva Sodhi visits rural Ethiopia, where she meets VSO volunteer Patricia Gilhooley. How is creativity making a difference in primary schools there?