What is a GVI internship? A GVI internship includes: structured, on-the-job, training one-on-one mentorship. a letter of recommendation. ILM certified leadership certificate certificate of completion specific certificates: such as GVI Biological Survey Course, EFR...
Volunteering in South Africa is a chance to make a difference, from community development to conservation, while encountering a wildly diverse country. From the deep blue of the Indian Ocean to the burnt orange of the Kalahari Desert, and the lush green of the Garden...
Original photo: "Adam Jones Follow Young Men with Pirogues in Harbour - Near Busua - Ghana" by Adam Jones, Ph.D. - Global Photo Archive is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Ghana is West Africa’s golden child, drenched in sunshine and adventure opportunities. If you travel...
Two-thirds of all illiterate people are women and more than 65 percent of people living in the most extreme poverty globally are women and girls. Women's empowerment is a key part of correcting this clear imbalance. Promoting gender equality and strengthening women’s...
From climbing Kilimanjaro to showing great strength when socioeconomic odds are against them, women have demonstrated, and still do demonstrate, great power in Tanzania. In 1927, when mountaineering was still dominated by men, Sheila MacDonald, a 22-year old woman...
Cusco is the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America. The depth of history and breadth of natural beauty mean it’s bursting with meaningful travel experiences. This Andean city bridges both distant and modern worlds. Once the capital of the Incan empire,...
Combine travel with humanitarian work when you volunteer in Accra. There’s a lot to learn as both a traveller and volunteer. Ghanaian people pride themselves on having a united and peaceful country. So in Accra, the capital city, the warmth of the people could be said...
The Mothers of St Nicholas... Saint Nicholas Mission Academy (St Nic's) is GVI Ghana’s newest local partner. Opened in 2018, this small and passionate village school now provides early-years education to around 60 young students, aged from 2-years to 10-years. Funded...
Are you planning to volunteer in Africa? Head to Tanzania! Home to a beautiful coastline, fantastic safari experiences, and several natural wonders – it has something for everyone. But before you book your ticket or board your flight, there are a few Tanzania facts...
Why am I here? Having spent the last 30 years bringing up 3 children at home in England and watching them enjoy time away travelling, I encouraged them to try voluntary work in some of the poorest countries they visited. This they did in Sri Lanka, India and Nepal,...
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