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Coming back to the GVI Mombasa project.

Coming back to the GVI Mombasa project.

Coming back to the GVI Mombasa project as a staff member in September 2013, I was a little nervous and unsure what to expect. I had loved my time as a volunteer in the summer of 2012, but from reading the blogs and facebook page, I knew that the project had really...

Development of School & Volunteer Resources

Development of School & Volunteer Resources

With volunteers teaching periods of 2 weeks to 6 months, there is a great need for quality control and consistency in used teaching methodology. Furthermore methodology books and other learning resources in Kenya are hard to come by and existing materials are often...

First Aid for Future Good Samaritans

First Aid for Future Good Samaritans

You’ve probably heard the story of the Good Samaritan. I only remember it roughly myself, having discussed it years ago in a class that I vividly recall having spent the majority of the time watching squirrels outside of the classroom window. I remember the...

Act II- A second Kenyan school theatre performance

Act II- A second Kenyan school theatre performance

Last year I was given the opportunity to put on a production of The Lion King with the students at Nyota Ing’arayo. To say that experience was a dream come true would be an understatement. Not only was I able to direct my favorite play, I was able to see the students’...

Language barriers

Language barriers

I still remember what it felt like, standing in front of all my students for the first time. Mr Lee had just introduced me to my class of 30 pupils and told them that I would speak a little Finnish so they could hear what it sounded like. His announcement took me by...

Nyota perform the Lion King

Nyota perform the Lion King

When I was eight years old I saw my first Broadway play, The Lion King. From that moment, my world changed. I fell in love with theater and knew exactly what I wanted to do with my life. As I got older, my dream became clearer; I wanted to teach theater to children...

Everybody’s favourite game…football!

Everybody’s favourite game…football!

The PE Volunteers have been working towards limiting the amount of Football played during PE lessons. This is not because we do not like Football, but that is all the students do. When the students play Football during break time and outside of school there is very...

Adult Community Classes

Olives Church in Bombolulu slum runs adult community classes on weekday afternoons. Through its staff and volunteers GVI assists in educating these adults. Twice a week we teach English, maths, computing and several months ago added Creative Arts to the offering. It...

GVI Open Day

Attend the GVI Open Day in March!

Meet the GVI Team at the bi-annual GVI Open Day in London, on the 25th March.

Get all your questions answered, and meet our passionate staff, ambassadors and alumni!

To attend, please register here