Spring break and travel go hand in hand. For many students, that means spending a week in the sunshine somewhere beautiful. For GVI alternative spring break volunteers, that means spending a week in the sun somewhere beautiful while contributing to impactful projects....
Access to education is key to ensuring women have access to work opportunities, decent health care, and representation in political and economic processes, yet in India there is still a struggle to give girls the same level of education as their male peers. Read on to...
One thing that is very special about this project is that other then working and taking data for the elephants we also get the opportunity teach the local adults and children English. I have been lucky to have been able to work in the local school in the second grade...
Ya maja nah ray oh tah, say ah? (Pakinyaw language) translates to can I help you cook? Here in Hauy Pakoot nestled in to the mountains, a five hour drive North of Chiang Mai, the GVI Chiang Mai project is based. Volunteers are placed into local homestays. The local...
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...
Like most, I wanted to volunteer with children here in Mexico because I have experience in childcare and wanted to do something worthwhile with my gap year. And I love hispanic culture; the language, the food, the music, the general consensus that the hours after...
It’s the beginning of the school holidays in Kerala India, which is always an interesting time for our team. Many of the schools we partner with are closed and giving their students a well-deserved break after exams. In the lead up to the holidays our team has been...
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th April The Community stayed on Caqalai to focus on some project development and side projects. In the vegetable garden this included planting both basil and pumpkin saplings, raking the leaves to clear the beds and tilling the soil, making...
International Women's Day is celebrated with a public holiday in Nepal, however, despite this day of recognition, there are many extreme issues relating to Gender Equity in Nepal. For two weeks prior to Women's Day our Women's Empowerment team worked with nineteen...
Once you’ve gone abroad (for example, on a volunteer project, an international internship, a service-learning project, or a longer gap year), you will have gained a number of valuable skills that will serve you in your future life – both personally and...
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