March 9, 2017

Couple Race to Raise Funds for CESO National Program

Together with my wife Maureen Hatherly, I have entered the Yukon River Quest – a canoe…

March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017

Here is a short message from Wendy Harris (CEO and President) to recognize the contribution of women in creating stronger economies and better lives:

February 22, 2017

Strengthening Sustainable Tourism in Colombia – Part 2

In October 2016, the Pijao Cittáslow Foundation in Colombia and CESO signed a partnership agreement to…

February 9, 2017

International Development Week 2017: The Value of Volunteerism

Watch a short video from CEO Wendy Harris on the value of volunteerism

January 26, 2017

Jamaica’s Home of Community Tourism

In June I had arrived in Treasure Beach, on Jamaica’s south coast, as Lead Volunteer Advisor…

January 20, 2017

(Announcement) New Partnership with Matawa First Nations and RISE Asset Development

We are delighted to share that in partnership with Matawa First Nations Management and RISE Asset…

December 5, 2016

International Volunteer Day

Today is International Volunteer Day – a day to celebrate the importance of volunteerism

November 24, 2016

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a movement made up of charitable organizations, private…

November 3, 2016

Partnership for Indigenous Youth

In support of Indigenous youth mentorship, CESO has announced a new tri-partnership...

CESO VA, Edward Allen, Ethiopian Cuisine
November 3, 2016

My Ethiopian Journey in Photos

In March 2016, I went to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to do a two-week assignment with the…

October 21, 2016

Cooking in Kazakhstan

After only two days in Astana, Kazakhstan, I was impressed by the city’s architecture. On the day of…

October 19, 2016

In-AFO Conference in Senegal

CESO will be hosting a three day multi-country conference in Dakar, Senegal, from October 24-26, 2016.

October 13, 2016

CESO Partnerships

For CESO, partnership is one of our guiding principles and one of the core values for our organization...

October 7, 2016

On Assignment in Kazakhstan

Volunteer Advisor Brian Fordham is on assignment in Kazakhstan. Read about some of his experiences in…

September 14, 2016

2015/16 Annual Report – Now Available

We’re very pleased to share CESO’s 2015/16 Annual Report. With the theme of partnership in mind, the…

September 9, 2016

Assignment Opportunities in Kazakhstan

We are looking for Volunteer Advisors to fill 48 new assignments in Kazakhstan over the next three months.

Jim Ross - Drawing Conclusions - Sketch 1
September 6, 2016

Drawing Conclusions: a Graphite Journey

When CESO first approached me about contributing to their blog I had no idea what I…

CESO VA, Dave Smith with a local Filipino Farmer
August 25, 2016

Producing Community Plans with Passion and Professionalism

Since becoming a CESO VA, I have had the most rewarding experience as a planner. I’d… 1-800-268-9052
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