GVI prides itself on being an award-winning, international sustainable development organisation. Below we have listed some of the reputable awards we have received over the years!

GoAbroad Top Rated Volunteer Abroad Organization, 2020

Annually GoAbroad announces its list of Top Rated Organizations & Online Programs. This is determined by participant reviews, as learning about other participants’ experiences with an organisation is often the best way to gain the insights needed to make a final decision about where to travel abroad.

GVI was awarded GoAbroad’s Top Rated Volunteer Abroad Organization of 2020.

Go Overseas Community Choice Awards – Top Gap Year Providers Of Safety, 2020

We are thrilled to have been named as the winner for the Top Gap Year Providers of Safety at the Go Overseas Community Choice Awards 2020.


Safety is one of the most important factors that Go Overseas asks reviewers to rate. In particular, they wanted to know how participants felt about their level of safety throughout the program. Given that safety is essential when travelling abroad, we are very proud to be the top scorer in the safety category.

GoAbroad – Top Rated Online Study Abroad Program, 2020

We are very proud to have been named as winner of the Top Rated Online Study Abroad Program at GoAbroad’s Top Rated Organizations & Online Programs of 2020.


As a relatively new product offering, we are excited to see such a great response from the participants of our sustainable development online courses, which are offered in partnership with the University of Richmond.

Go Overseas Community Choice Awards – Runner-Up Overall Top Volunteer Abroad Provider, 2020

We are happy to announce that GVI was runner-up for the Overall Top Volunteer Abroad Provider at the Go Overseas Community Choice Awards 2020.


GVI aims to offer the most impactful programs in locations across the world. The reviews Go Overseas gathered from participants of these programs led to GVI receiving one of the top scores in this category.