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Papua New Guinea

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VSO has been working in PNG since 1960, placing over 2,100 international volunteers to support local partners and government in 15 provinces.

We're building on our achievements through targeted engagement with government, private sector and civil society. If are interested in parterning with us, please get in touch.

VSO Papua New Guinea
PO Box 1061, Madang, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea

Telephone: (+675) 4221924/4221925

Programmes and projects

We are currently delivering 17 projects. We are looking for partners to work with us and help us to secure long term funding for our education and gender projects.  


We receive grants from around ten major donors including:

  • the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID),
  • the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT),
  • UNICEF and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Our annual income is £3.2 million and we manage donor projects of up to £2m.

Interested in volunteering?

Find out more about volunteering in PNG