Earth Hour on the 24th of March, is all about creating awareness of how unnecessary energy consumption contributes to global warming. But energy management isn’t the only impact humans have on the planet and that is why we want to help you do more to preserve the...
What’s Your Plan A? 20 years ago a young explorer with a passion for travel, culture and working with local communities, decided, along with a good friend, to take a group of about 20 volunteers on a marine expedition to Roatán island in Honduras. Today, GVI connects...
Getting away from the icy waters of the Arctic and into the warm waters of the tropics was all Steve Gwenin, a young marine biologist, wanted. One online search opened the door to unique destinations he could never have imagined. What he found along the way was not...
When Andrea Mackay flipped open a diving magazine in early 1998 she had no idea that what she found inside would change her life or indeed, the lives of many others. Andrea was one of 21 volunteers to join the first ever GVI program. 20 years later, she considers many...
The Importance of Local Involvement and Leadership in Sustainable Women’s Empowerment Programs Leyla Isin-Xiong, who manages all our programs throughout Laos, discusses the gender equality issues faced by women in the country and how she spearheaded a menstrual health...
Bula (Hello) from Caqalai island in Fiji, South Pacific. Well what can I say, this is a change of pace. The Fijian people are so friendly, I have never had so many people come up to me to ask my name and shake my hand. The country is stunning and our island, Caqalai,...
Are you an ambitious young business student, who knows they have the knowledge, talent, and guts to make it in the competitive world market? Looking for a chance to prove it? GVI's international business internships will give you that chance and help you show your...
Are you fed up with the way the state of the world is often bemoaned while no one actually seems to do something about it? News bullets abound with shocking statistics concerning the high prevalence of gender violence or the many persons throughout the world who still...
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...
Before I arrive in Pez Maya, I was concerned about the circumstances I had to deal with at base. Six people in a room snoring during the night, sharing bathrooms, no WiFi. Even when we arrived at base we got the safety instructions: • please do not eat any fruits...
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