2017 is upon us! As you run down your checklist of things you want to accomplish this year, be sure to keep a spare sheet of paper for the top volunteering projects where you want to visit and volunteer! Further Reading: 17 Excellent Reasons to Volunteer in 2017...
We live in an interconnected world, with a growing focus on becoming more globally-minded. Many organizations and universities refer to this phenomenon as enhancing “global citizenship,” or creating “global citizens,” and encourage a variety of international...
For the last 3 weeks I have been a volunteer, working on childcare projects in Playa del Carmen, with GVI Mexico. As I reflect on my time here I’m surprised both at how much I’ve learnt and how fast the time has flown. Every day has been so varied, I thought I’d...
I have been giving the most wonderful opportunity to participate in Global Vision International’s long-term internship program where I spend six months in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. I was so looking forward to my trip and to all the new experiences that I will...
We have been working with the boys from Street Boys Rehabilitation centre for several years now. The ten boys, their house mother and her daughter currently live in a small home. The committee has managed to secure land and begin building a new home. We are keen to...
It wasn’t exactly Notting hill carnival, but there was such a vibrant and exciting atmosphere in the streets of Kochi filled with hundreds of people who were out celebrating the Onam festival. The whole of Kerala were celebrating Onam. We attended the parade...
I started my internship with GVI in Playa del Carmen on the 7th of January. And being honest with you, after a very rocky start of multiple unfortunate travel events, I came into the house in not the highest of spirits, but hoping for a reason to get back to my happy...
Objectives: To provide equal opportunities to children from all backgrounds To encourage development through structured play inside the community This month it was carnival season here in Phang Nga with Billy, our TEFL intern organizing a fair at the New Light...
I have been volunteering for 5 weeks and only have 3 more weeks left, it’s incredible how the time runs here. This past month has taught me more than I could have ever imagined. It has been one huge learning curve referring to any themes I ever thought about and has...
As soon as I disembarked at the Luang Prabang airport, I could sense a strange connection with the place. Something like a déjà vu, even though this was my first visit to Laos. There is a definite charm to this place that you become a part of even before you start...
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