A basic guide for survival on Curieuse Island Laundry (For beginners) Before arriving in the Seychelles, I had never washed my own clothes. Ever. I wouldn’t even know what buttons to press on a washing machine to get it going. Luckily, this lack of experience is not...
GVI Curieuse has a long standing relationship with the Terrestrial Restoration Action Society of Seychelles (TRASS). It is a local voluntary organisation based on the neighouring island of Praslin. Its main aim is to rehabilitate areas of degraded mountainside, by...
This year the Global Vision International (GVI) India hub is on an exciting adventure. GVI has set up a program which means that school, work and university groups can come join us for an interactive learning experience. This week a school group has come all the way...
East of Papua New Guinea lies the Solomon Islands, an archipelago of 900 islands best known for its alluring turquoise waters. However, as global warming creates a subtle changes in temperatures these tantalising waters have become a threat to the countries'...
A few years ago I was in the fortunate position of teaching a bunch of vibrant 9 to 13-year-olds. I was surprised at how observant kids in this age group are; more than one morning I was greeted with a hug or friendly smile and a “Miss, I like your green dress. Is it...
If you have been reading any newspaper, magazine or social media posts over the last few years you, like me, will be familiar with the term “being environmentally aware”. At first, the concept boggled my mind, how could I be more environmentally friendly? Did I have...
Looking at the United States alone creates a startling insight into the amount of waste that the food industry creates. According to a report produced by the NRDC if America reduced its food losses by just 15% there would be enough excess to feed more that 25 million...
Emma Watson has been dominating the news recently and it’s for all of the right reasons. It’s nothing new, Emma has proven herself a fierce woman since she emerged on the celebrity scene with her debut role in Harry Potter. However, it is what Emma has done with her...
A footprint - an impression left by a foot or shoe on the sand, ground or any other surface. When walking on the beach our footprints are washed away as the waves rise to meet the shoreline. But what happens when I step on freshly laid cement? My footprint is...
Bhutan a Country to Love. Majestic fog enshrouded temples nestled into mountainous terrain is quite often the first image that one conjures up when thinking of Bhutan. That is if one is able to conjure up an image at all. Bhutan is a seldom traveled destination, with...
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