Samantha and children helping with the plastic removing from road I have been on mission and volunteer trips all over the world. This was my first time volunteering for GVI Playa del Carmen and it has been the best experience of volunteering I've ever had. GVI has a...
Photo: Christian Keller When you decide to take a gap year, there are so many choices on offer of places to go and things to see. A gap year is a chance for you to understand more about yourself, your professional and personal interests, and create memories that will...
So you’ve made the incredible decision to volunteer at one of the two programs at GVI’s new location in Ghana. While teaching primary and secondary school children, or helping to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Cape Coast, Ghana, there are...
Arrival My journey began on the 5th July early in the morning, as I began stage 1 of 4 to get to Luang Prabang in Laos. Although slightly nervous at having to brush up on my grammar skills, I was very excited at the same time. It was difficult to choose a location as...
Photo: Latin Discoveries Do you love trying new food? Look no further than Peru for a unique food adventure that will complete your South American expedition. There are countless things to do in Peru, but trying the country’s traditional and fusion dishes might just...
Find out why you should go, what to expect, and how to make the most of it. Deciding to volunteer abroad is a leap – but it doesn’t have to be taken blindly. You have the opportunity to learn more about GVI, and what it’s really like to volunteer abroad at our London...
If you're in high school today, chances are you're way more clued up about global issues than any previous generation. Even more impressive, you've probably already contributed to projects in support of causes you truly care about. For you, it's not simply about...
Does the length of a volunteer program affect its outcomes? Short-term volunteering overseas is viewed negatively by some, but with the right planning, a brief stint can be as effective as a longer stay. Some good things take time – others can happen quickly....
Want to make a difference and travel the world? Find a wildlife volunteer holiday you're passionate about and have a direct impact on the planet. Responsible volunteer holidays are one of the best ways to interact with animals in a sustainable and ethical way. You...
Photo: lokoperucho Have you always wanted to volunteer in Peru but aren’t sure how to make the most of your time in South America? Learn more about Peru’s capital city, Lima – it has something to offer every type of traveler. Perhaps when you think of Peru, Machu...
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