At midnight, I came out from the Kempegowda International Airport. When I got into a taxi, I opened the car window. The warm night wind brushed on my face, and the air seemed to be filled with the taste of hot curry. I was in Bangalore, India. I spent one month there...
My story with GVI started in 2011 when I first volunteered to teach novice Buddhist monks English in Laos. Later, I became a member of staff, and I am also privileged to be a GVI Ambassador. I have volunteered or worked with GVI in; Kerala, India; Pokhara, Nepal;...
Save the Children Quintana Roo works to guarantee the fulfilment of the rights of the children and adolescents of Quintana Roo province in Mexico. Our organisation aims to protect particularly those who live in vulnerable circumstances, such as domestically violent...
Dreaming of being a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) teacher? If the answer is “yes”, great start! You may have the chance to travel to different countries courtesy of your teaching English abroad job. However, becoming a highly qualified TEFL teacher is...
Changing the way you think can change the way you learn. Because of this, having a growth mindset might be one of the most important parts of education. Imagine if you could do anything, just because you believe you can. That’s essentially a growth mindset – knowing...
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) might sound like a tongue twister, but it’s not! It’s a great way to learn a new set of skills while opening doors to opportunities throughout the world. Over the last few years, there has been an upward trend in the...
If you’re planning on taking a gap year before law school, you should know that you can have fun and work toward a career in law at the same time. Choosing to go on a gap year before college gives you a breather from your studies. It also helps you gain skills and...
Are you interested in gap year travel? Why not volunteer while you travel and learn new, worthwhile skills to add to your CV? GVI offers many awe-inspiring gap year programs. These will send you home with amazing memories, and also add many skills to your personal...
Are you interested in gaining classroom skills and an internationally recognised TEFL qualification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) while travelling the world? You’ll never forget the first sea of eager faces. You’ll never forget your first class, your first...
The best gap year ideas combine travel, adventure, personal growth, and the chance to do something meaningful. GVI’s gap year programs tick all the right boxes. Taking a gap year is a fulfilling way of exploring the world. Gap year benefits include having the chance...
- 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