This is my seventh time back to this amazing village. Each time I come out I become more and more infatuated with the people and their culture. I came here first to get behind the conservation side of this project, but every time I’ve been here I fall more and more in...
If you’re considering a diving qualification, you might find it helpful to know how long it will take you to get certified. Learn more about the requirements of the different PADI courses. A PADI certification is your licence for adventure. As well as making it...
Momo Challenge in Pokhara Here in Pokhara I am completing a community development internship. In addition to teaching English at local elementary schools, co-leading an afterschool program, and supporting other GVI initiatives, the internship includes completing the...
Volunteering with wildlife presents many opportunities to learn new skills, participate in scientific research, and make an impact along the way. Living on a GVI program base is an exciting opportunity to connect with wildlife. There is no need for prior experience....
Admire the big cats, from the king of beasts to the shy and elusive. Spend time learning conservation skills and capturing images of endangered wildlife. Have you already seen all the National Geographic and Discovery Channel documentaries on Netflix? Ever looked at...
Experience Thailand’s sublime beaches a little differently. As an intern or volunteer with GVI, you can take a hands-on approach to sea turtle conservation in the coastal area of Phang Nga. Thailand’s beaches aren’t just popular with tourists — they are important...
The only growing cheetah population is in South Africa. GVI is working to support the conservation of these cats through research carried out with the help of volunteers. Watching the world’s fastest land mammal take down its prey is an incredible sight. If you’re...
GVI Cape Town’s Women’s Empowerment project began in 2015 and our computer classes first started in the township of Nomzamo in 2017. It is imperative to our team that projects develop based on what the community believes will be most beneficial to them. Many of the...
With roughly ten million speakers, you’re almost certain to come into contact with Quechua when visiting South America. The ancient language is part of daily life for many Peruvians and has major historical and cultural importance. Cusco was once the capital of the...
Original photo: "Women laughing" by David Rosen is licenced under CC BY 2.0 Women’s empowerment volunteering in South Africa, Cape Town is a step to help right the imbalances between genders. Find out why gender equality matters and what GVI is contributing to achieve...
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