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‘GVI’s research and conservation has been of great benefit in raising awareness and providing data towards the conservation of marine mammals’ – WWF, Kenya

‘I would like to thank the GVI Water Security Project for reaching out to help communities where they are most vulnerable and where it matters most’ – Fiji Red Cross

‘We choose GVI to help us run our volunteer program due to their field structure and excellent reputation’ – SANParks

‘Our partnership with GVI has allowed us to expand our programme of safeguarding at-risk children’ – Save the Children, Mexico

‘Our association with GVI will result in actions that will guarantee the conservation of jaguars and other fauna in Tortugeuro National Park’ – Panthera, Costa Rica

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The Top 10 Volunteer Projects for 2017

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 places you want to visit and volunteer!

17 Excellent Reasons To Volunteer In 2017

2017 is just around the corner! Is volunteering on your New Year resolutions list? If not, here are 17 reasons why you should give back in 2017.

10 Awesome Things To Do In Luang Prabang

Travelling to Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will give you all that and more! We count down our favourite things that make this town extraordinary and worthy of a spot on your bucket list.

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