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Emily Batchelor

After working at Pez I’ve also changed my course at university to Environmental Sciences as the work you guys are doing really sparked an interest in me and made me realise that working for an organisation like GVI is something I’d really like to pursue.

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Ben Hughes

GVI were so important in helping me choose a career path I love, it’s great that I can now be part of that for other volunteers that come through.

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Emily Sibley

GVI not only gave me an experience of a lifetime, it helped me grow and progress in my career.

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Emily LaFontaine

The Thailand elephant project was one of the best travel experiences of my life.

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Patrick Rose

I felt that I was able to play a real part in improving the life opportunities of the students I worked with.

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Matthew McClellan

GVI has left me with wonder and an honesty that can only inspire you to go back and do more.

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Emily Opack

Those kids are able to overcome obstacles by learning from each other. I can honestly say that they have inspired me to be fearless and persistent in everything I attempt.

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Ida Jones

One of the best parts about being a volunteer for GVI is that I immediately felt a part of the team amongst both the staff and the other volunteers.

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Rachel Ross

I gained a whole new family from the people I lived and worked with and experiences I went through.

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Elise Greedy

It’s hard not to ramble on about every single experience on offer in Pokhara and Phang Nga.

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Sam Wattson

It is a wonderful way to stay connected and learn about ongoing social and environmental projects and helping GVI amplify the work done by change-makers internationally

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Colleen Donavan

You will have an amazing experience and meet people you will remember for the rest of your life.

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Marcos Ferreira

This integrated conception of development caught my attention from the beginning, and has taught me that education sits at the center of all efforts to enhance the resilience of fragile communities all over the world.

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Jeigh Tu

Just like the mountain, this placement tested me on many occasions, but the positive impact I could see that volunteers have on these kids' lives kept me coming back each day with gusto.

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Rachel Smith

Through teaching in schools and working within the community in Baan Nam Khem it has really broadened my mind

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Emma Regan

On leaving South Africa I saw a quote on display in the airport. It read "Once you stand under the South African sun you will never be the same" I can vouch for this. It was amazing.

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Holly McKelvey

My experience on the community project helped me to gain confidence speaking Spanish

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Georgie Harbottle

To someone who has never visited Africa I would say, for goodness sake, go! It's like no other place I have ever experienced and volunteering with GVI was a wonderful way to see it.

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Jessica Conway

I feel like I gained so much from my time with GVI, I went to Kenya looking for something different and found it and I am now looking at jobs in international aid work and working with GVI inspired me to do this.

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Florence Roberts

It seemed so surreal; I couldn’t quite believe we were going to be living on a beach, relaxing on the hammocks under the palm trees, diving twice a day and seeing some amazing sea creatures.

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Matthew Sherman

I spent a total of four weeks volunteering on two separate projects in Kenya. It was a truly memorable experience, allowing me to see a totally different world while at the same time providing me with the opportunity to make a small but valuable contribution.

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Jes Johnson

Every new experience I had made me fall a little bit more in love with the people, the place and also the work.

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Camille Viret

After my first magical experience, I thought that the second trip couldn't be better, but I was wrong.

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