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‘A hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.’  FOREST E. WITCRAFT

‘A hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.’ FOREST E. WITCRAFT

Back in the summer of 2013, my life changed when I decided to volunteer abroad for the first time. I was an unhappy and unfulfilled first-year University student who had contemplated dropping out on a near-daily basis. With Summer holidays just around the corner, I...
My adventures in Laos- Episode 1

My adventures in Laos- Episode 1

Well, where and how to start?  Probably the best thing is to give you a bit of background information about the project on which I’ll be working for the next four weeks. It’s run under the auspices of GVI, a global organisation which operates projects in many...
Creativity is contagious, pass it on!

Creativity is contagious, pass it on!

The school holidays may have been quiet for some, but here at GVI Cape Town we seized the opportunity to repaint and decorate classrooms with educational murals, with the primary goal being to help enhance students overall learning experience. Over the course of two...