Kerala

Duke Engage- Time Flies!

It’s crazy that we’re already halfway done with our time in India. Sometimes it feels like we’ve been here a few months and then later it feels like it’s been a day or two. The work we’ve doing has been going well and we’ve had such good times on our weekends off....

7 Reasons to Volunteer in India

7 Reasons to Volunteer in India

If you’ve never been to India, it must be added to your list. While you’re doing voluntary work in India, you’ll naturally want to explore all that the country has to offer. Luckily for you, it has something for everybody – for the adventurers, the naturalists, the...

First Summer School Program of 2017

First Summer School Program of 2017

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...

Two Weeks in the Field

Two Weeks in the Field

I’ve just finished my penultimate day volunteering with GVI, and it has definitely been an amazing experience! I spent most of my time at a school that supports children and young adults with special needs and mostly worked with the younger children there. The sensory...

Not exactly Notting Hill Carnival

Not exactly Notting Hill Carnival

It wasn't exactly Notting hill carnival, but there was such a vibrant and exciting atmosphere in the streets of Kochi filled with hundreds of people who were out celebrating the Onam festival.  The whole of Kerala were celebrating Onam. We attended the parade that...