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Women’s Empowerment

Women’s Empowerment

I joined GVI as a Women’s Empowerment Volunteer on 13 May 2017 for a period of 1 month. The focus of the work on arrival was a much needed and valued computer skills programme which continues to run three mornings a week from the local community centre. The programme...

Women’s Empowerment

Women’s Empowerment

I joined GVI as a Women’s Empowerment Volunteer on 13 May 2017 for a period of 1 month. The focus of the work on arrival was a much needed and valued computer skills programme which continues to run three mornings a week from the local community centre. The programme...

Crew blog

Crew blog

I decided that the best way to spend my first weekend in South Africa would be to go to Cape Town. Accompanied by the best crew, I was determined to make the most of my first weekend in South Africa. Upon our arrival in Cape Town, our first adventure was, of course,...

Crew Blog

Crew Blog

I decided that the best way to spend my first weekend in South Africa would be to go to Cape Town. Accompanied by the best crew, I was determined to make the most of my first weekend in South Africa. Upon our arrival in Cape Town, our first adventure was, of course,...

Talent Show

Talent Show

In the most fun of fun Fridays here with the childcare program in Cape Town, the morning was spent packed into a small church hall and cheering on the children as they competed against each other in debates, singing, dancing, drinking, eating, puzzles, and modelling....

Living in “African Time”

Living in “African Time”

They say time is money, but in Gordon’s Bay, time is priceless. Admittedly, it was quite difficult to get accustomed to in the beginning, as everything here runs at its own pace.  Each and every day is a new adventure, a surprise waiting to happen, and a momentary...

Break time – The time to smell the ocean!

Break time – The time to smell the ocean!

April started with two weeks of school holiday to give the teachers and children a well-deserved break after completing their exam. This did however not stop GVI’s project to grow and prosper together with the children. As part of our holiday program we offered the...

Complete revelation

Complete revelation

When I arrived in Gordon’s Bay on 29th April I was asked what I had volunteered for. I had chosen child care but then I spoke to the Base Manager about the Women’s Empowerment Workshop, this intrigued me, what was it all about – teaching women how to use the computers...

Gordon’s Bay Healthcare..my first 4 weeks

Gordon’s Bay Healthcare..my first 4 weeks

I have been with GVI Cape Town at Gordon’s Bay for nine weeks and can hardly believe that next week will be my last. I have visited Cape Town before but have never volunteered and at the grand age of 57 I must admit that I was apprehensive as well as incredibly...

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