International Service is a development charity that has been changing lives for the better for more than 60 years by empowering some of the world’s poorest and most marginalised people.
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Congratulations to all who took part in the York 10K for International Service
I fully endorse International Service's vision to use sport as a tool for including disabled people in some of the poorest countries in the world, giving them a chance to play a full role in their communities, perhaps a chance to earn a living.
- Ade Adepitan
Paralympic athlete and BBC presenter
International Service 60 year celebrations in York
60 year celebrations in Burkina Faso where we have worked for 29 years
Soil erosion defences being built in Burkina Faso in 1985
University of Illinois journey to Austria with International Service in 1959
We are an international development charity protecting and promoting the rights of the most marginalised people around the world. We offer volunteer overseas placements in Latin America, the Middle East and West Africa, and work in areas such as female empowerment, disability rights and child poverty. You can be part of this global mission by volunteering with International Service. Click here to find out more about our volunteering opportunities abroad and in the UK.