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...
One of the best parts about volunteering in Tanzania is helping to empower the local community. The second? Exploring the country. For many volunteers, a major bucket list item is summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. Few experiences can compete with standing at the top of the...
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...
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...
Original photo: "Laos" by Felixphotography.de is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Volunteering in Laos is an excellent way to gain a deeper understanding of the country. Make the most of your free time in Luang Prabang and explore the city’s culture, history, food, and...
Several years ago I was lucky enough to teach a group of vibrant nine to 13-year-olds. I was surprised at how observant kids in this age group are. On more than one morning I was greeted with a hug or friendly smile and a “Miss, I like your green dress. Is it new?”...
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,...
You’ve probably heard of Fiji – a tropical paradise located in the biodiverse, warm, clear waters of the Pacific. But Caqalai – you’re forgiven if you haven’t heard of that. Caqalai is one of 106 inhabited islands that make up Fiji, along with the other 226...
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...
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- Gap Year
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