VWB/VSF research shows promise for cricket consumption in Laos

Research conducted through a VWB/VSF project in Laos indicates that the production and consumption of  crickets can reduce malnutrition among low income people.  The research effort was headed up by former VWB/VSF staff member Thomas Weigel who has recently published his findings in the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed.   



We love our volunteers!

Our Volunteers are Making a Difference!

VWB/VSF's success in helping people overseas can be largely attributed to the skills and hard work of our volunteers.  We are so proud of their accomplishments and we would like to introduce you to a few of them. We have some new video profiles posted to our video library, and we are adding more all the time.  Click HERE to see for yourself!  


Big Picture - Big IssuesExplore some of the issues that challenge us.
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South Sudan

South SudanBy helping small farmers and fishers produce more and better food, we are working to reduce hunger in this troubled nation.
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VolunteerLearn about our new project, Volunteers for Healthy Animals and Healthy Communities.
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