This program will focus on improving basic human rights through educational development, infrastructure improvement, and reciprocal cultural exchange, and will take place in one of two GVI bases: Caqalai Island and the Dawasamu District. Caqalai Island is on the edge of an expansive reef system, and the Dawasamu District includes the villages of Silana and Natalei, a region defined by dense jungle, volcanic mountainsides, and the tribal culture of Tailevu Province.
These projects range in content suitable for students studying academic disciplines such as:
- Women’s Empowerment
- Sports and Exercise
- Sustainable Agriculture
- Social Enterprise
- Global Health.
Example project activities include:
- Income generation workshops on eco-tourism and craft-making for women;
- Business workshops on management, sales, and marketing; menstrual hygiene, WASH, environmental sustainability, and additional community-requested workshops;
- Healthy lifestyle and garden projects (e.g. vegetable gardens, greenhouse, and rural agriculture);
- Teaching PEMAC classes, especially physical education.