Along with the excitement and nervousness of your upcoming volunteer trip abroad, you may also be wondering how you can make the most of your experience, and how also to be the most effective community worker. As volunteers, we strive to do no harm to the communities...
“What makes your world wonderful?” I asked “Studying English” she said. “Because it is wonderful for my future”. In February I spent two weeks teaching English at The Centre, Luang Prabang, with six bright young students from...
The saying “less is more” is generally one that can be applied to a variety of areas. For myself, this applies to tomato sauce, exercise and perfume. Here at the Global Vision International (GVI) Kerala hub however, “less is more” definitely does not apply. Our team...
This week I have had the amazing opportunity to volunteer with Global Vision International’s veterinary program. I have one more day left on the project and I am sad to say my time here is almost done. Although I have only been here for one week, I have made friends...
Like most days, we started our morning with a delicious breakfast which always give us enough strength for whatever may come…at least till lunchtime. Our Trustworthy boat, called Dexter took us to Praslin, the Island on which the Vallée De Mai National park has its...
Tour de Tulum is a 30km bicycle ride from our base at Pez Maya to Tulum, combined with a scavenger hunt. It will put our four teams to the ultimate test, to make it through the tasks to get to Tulum, dressed as an endangered marine animal to promote the work of...
After arriving at 7am in the morning at the 4th of March, I was really tired from the night flight and I got into my new bed for the first time for the next 4 weeks. After a short power nap the other ‘Newbies’ arrived and I met them on the base. So the week started...
The camp wakes to scenes of destruction. The BBQ lies on the floor and all the logs used for seating have been brushed aside, with noticeable ease. We briefly ponder the identity of the culprit but soon get distracted by breakfast; everyone rushes to be at the front...
This week, a new group of volunteers arrived on Curieuse Island. The old group left and a new group of nine will have the opportunity to enjoy camp life and field study on Curieuse Island for the next 4 weeks, or even longer. But what does camp life on Curieuse Island...
In January of this year I retired from a 30 year career in higher education. In making this transition, I felt a need for an adventure and an opportunity to share my knowledge and skills in a meaningful way internationally. In pursuit of an opportunity, I found Global...
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Some of you may know, we have 3 new male cheetahs on the reserve! So the GVI Karongwe team decided to come up... https://t.co/lH5sd23Xik3 minutes ago
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