Achievement report - August Healthy Girls Empowerment – just what the doctor ordered! Objective Coordinate 24 Girls Empowerment workshops within the Third Quarter SDG: No poverty, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Decent Work and...
Many people, from all over the world, make stereotypes regarding the people of Africa and their cultures. However many of these people have never stepped foot onto the magnificent continent that is Africa. In any society there are aspects that could be improved and...
Routines that make you stationary despite your constant movement. Empty moments that let you wonder. Safety nets that become barriers. None of that can be found in South Africa. Whether sharing in the vibrant township community or greeting new people in the heart of...
For the last three months, our childcare volunteers and coordinator have been working closely to fulfill the requirements of the early childhood development curriculum. Gaps in the children’s learning showed in the analysis of the previous quarters assessment results....
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...
South Africa is an incredible country that should be on everyone’s travel list. Called the Rainbow Nation, South Africa is a melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities and is home to some of the nicest people you will ever meet. You’ll likely get invited over...
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,...
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....
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...
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...
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