International Service is a development charity that has been empowering some of the world’s
most marginalised people to achieve lasting, positive change for more than 60 years.

Over 23? We still have places for team leaders to go overseas in September.
Race for Rights. York 10K. Sunday 3rd of August.
In country volunteers talk about their volunteer experience.
Congratulations to everyone who contributed to the RAINS team blog. It has been shortlisted for a UK blog award we and are all very proud to have been involved!
Back to Mali. We return to Mali following a two year absence
Pupils from Frederick Gough school make an impact in Burkina Faso!
Our ICS volunteers work with the Zebras of La Paz, Bolivia
Read about the rights of Women in Bolivia
Your old laptop could change lives overseas

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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


We are an international development charity protecting and promoting the rights of the most marginalised people around the world. We offer volunteer placements overseas 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 abroad with International Service.

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