GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report October 2018: WEP students in our community outreach project Objectives To increase access to education in rural areas To improve quality of education in Laos for students taught by GVI: Improve students' English language ability To...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report September 2018: WEP careers and skills exploration Objectives: To increase students’ awareness of vocational options and career choices through teaching, workshops and case studies To encourage our female students to assess their...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report June 2018: New National Scholar Program Participant Objectives Identify and vet potential local people for the NSP by approaching local English colleges and encouraging high achieving suitable ex-students to participate. Offer...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report May 2018: Menstrual Health Monitoring and Evaluation and Conference Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community: Increase females’ access, understanding and awareness of...
The weather isn’t just a topic for polite small-talk here at GVI. We have emergency action plans in place for all scenarios. So when the weather, or other natural forces, takes a nasty turn, we are prepared to respond to stormy situations. GVI has expert staff on the...
It takes courage to make the decision to book a GVI program, get on a flight, and head off to somewhere you’ve never been before. There is always going to be a measure of anticipation, anxiety, and perhaps even fear when entering uncharted territory, particularly when...
As the saying goes: ‘Expect the best, plan for the worst’. Cliched or not, we take it to heart. This tenet is at the core of how GVI operates when it comes to promoting the health and safety of our participants, staff, and local community members at all of our 20+...
Taking the step toward making an impact with GVI is a big commitment. It requires a large time, emotional and financial investment that is not often made casually or on the spur of the moment. Many participants will spend months speaking with GVI Enrolment Managers...
Our stay at the GVI base in Silana village was very much like a home away from home meets camp experience. Our expedition project team worked independently to execute a variety of jobs around the village. This included but was not limited to ploughing land to build...
‘Traveler or tourist’ is a topic that has been hotly debated in hostels around the world, but a more interesting question is ‘volunteer or tourist’? Volunteering is a completely different activity to being a tourist, but that doesn’t stop international volunteers...
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