Weddings and Waterfights - Celebrations in Cambodia It's the festive season in Cambodia and in this blog we hope to give you an insight into the celebrations that take place in April and May! Khmer New Year The pinnacle of the many cultural and religious festivals in...
After two weeks as a volunteer visiting Cambodia, I have seen many amazing sights. But watching the sun rise over the spirals of the famous Angkor Wat temple is one of the most enchanting experiences I’ve had here. The Angkor Wat temple is the biggest in the Angkor...
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...
Volunteering abroad as a high school student is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your career, and the world. Instead of spending the summer sitting at home, you can gain international experience and work on sustainable volunteering projects designed...
Summer business internships give you the chance to develop and expand on the skills you’ve learned in the classroom. Spend your summer gaining practical business experience in a country halfway around the world. Work on soft skills such as intercultural fluency,...
How did Power Club become Power Club? Power Club began as the ‘Women’s Empowerment Club’, which then became ‘Girls Club’, which finally became ‘Power Club’ after roughly a month of intense deliberation between the students and teachers. Power Club started off as drop...
10 weekend destinations from Kampong Cham After a busy week on project in Kampong Cham it can be nice to travel away for the weekend and visit some of the amazing places you can reach across Cambodia and further! Throughout my time here I have made sure I have seen as...
Cambodia Annual Report: In a nutshell In September 2018, GVI launched programs in Cambodia for the first time. Working in the province of Kampong Cham, GVI found education to be the most recognisably useful asset for local community members to accelerate their...
If you were to complete a quick Google search of modern obstacles facing women in Cambodia, you would quickly be linked to countless pages of research done on current inequality, including education, wage gaps, and domestic violence. For a volunteer such as me, such...
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...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment