South-south volunteering: From one developing country to another

Volunteers from developing countries are starting to get recognized for the role they play in development. What does the future hold for them? Is there a way to encourage more to sign up? We reached out to a Ugandan volunteer in Rwanda and officials from two top volunteering groups.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.