Mahe and Curieuse
Original photo: "Bird Island, Seychelles" by seychelles.org is licenced under CC BY 2.0 Landing on Bird Island, I had no idea about the role I would play in trying to save hundreds of endangered, green sea turtle hatchlings. Volunteering took on a whole new meaning...
When thinking about choosing a volunteering trip I weighed up my options before deciding on GVI. Once I had the trip sorted and was planning what I thought I would be doing, I had no idea what would await me. All of my family and friends were asking and I really...
I wanted a new experience, something like I’ve never done before, to take me out of my comfort zone and teach me things I would have never known. I jumped at this opportunity with a very open mind as to what I was going to experience; I could not have picked a better...
Find yourself on Curieuse, GVI’s smallest conservation base in the middle of the Seychelles archipelago. But what’s so special about this tiny granitic island? Giant tortoises, endemic wildlife, tropical coral reefs, mangrove forests, summit treks and a history...
If you’re passionate about wildlife conservation, learn more about the field and gain practical experience through GVI’s Africa animal volunteer programs. Why volunteer in Africa? One great reason is to learn more about and help to protect some of the planet's most...
After a tsunami in 2004, there were concerns that the mangrove forest within the Curieuse Marine National Park (CMNP), Seychelles, was experiencing a decline in both size and number of species present. To assess these concerns, GVI partnered with the Seychelles...
When I decided to make the journey from Huddersfield, England to the GVI base camp here on Curieuse I had a very open mindset as to what I had signed up for. Arriving at base camp last weekend I discovered that there is a lot more to ‘island life’ than meets the eye....
Are you interested in gap year travel? Why not volunteer while you travel and learn new, worthwhile skills to add to your CV? GVI offers many awe-inspiring gap year programs. These will send you home with amazing memories, and also add many skills to your personal...
Life below water, would you ever say it matters, it changes, it struggles? Last summer, I had the great opportunity to join GVI in a marine conservation volunteering program in the amazing islands of Seychelles. Over one month, I would be introduced to the wide...
Volunteering isn’t only for ambitious teenagers and university students. The best volunteer abroad programs are suitable for all adults, so you can make an impact at any age. Altruism is ageless. All you need to volunteer abroad is a desire to contribute to positive...
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