Original photo: Shinsuke Ikegame The town of Pai is nuzzled against green mountains. The place has a distinctly bohemian feel, with live acoustic music and independent artisan stores lining the river. On a moped, take roads flanked by shining paddy fields. Slide down...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report October 2018: WEP students in our community outreach project Objectives To increase access to education in rural areas To improve quality of education in Laos for students taught by GVI: Improve students' English language ability To...
Seychelles. A haven of 115 islands surrounded by white sand beaches, and topaz waters suffused with marine life. It’s known to be beautiful. But what more does this archipelago have to offer? Read ahead to see GVI’s list of five unique Seychelles facts you may not...
It is difficult, as you can imagine, to understand how short term volunteering can contribute to sustainable development and the ambitious goals set by the UN to achieve by 2030. One only has to look at the vast array of volunteering options worldwide to understand...
Original photo: Stefanos Nikologianis Nepal has gained the moniker ‘Amazon of Asia’ due to the biodiversity of flora and fauna that inhabit its lands, from tropical Terai jungle to its snow-capped alpine climate. Yet fifty years ago, hunting threatened to push some of...
Nepal travel tends to include images of visitors trekking the Himalayan mountains, exploring holy temples, and enjoying the many outdoor adventures Nepal has to offer. Despite its beauty, communities in Nepal are still reeling from the impact of the 2015 Nepal...
Volunteering in India and teaching sports is a fantastic way to pass on your love for and knowledge about physical activity. Here is GVI’s guide to making sure that you stay active as well when you volunteer in Kerala, India. Volunteering in India on GVI’s sports...
Our world, and the wildlife within it, is being threatened by unsustainable human behavior. This issue is prevalent in Thailand, as evidenced by often irresponsible practices within its wildlife tourism industry. While immersing yourself in the coastal province of...
Imagine the sight of the deep red sun rising over the African bushveld. The camel thorn trees are casting their silhouettes across the cinematic sunrise, and the Drakensberg mountains are towering above you. The swelling/growing light shows you the national park that...
In the wake of #MeToo, women and men are re-evaluating issues of gender inequality and sexual harassment in their own lives. Within this context, a powerful tweet by Tanushree Dutta spurred debate about the movement’s relevance in India. Thanks to this ever-growing...
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