Cesar Chavez once said that; “Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity.“ To build a commitment of providing quality education requires teachers, students and...
Volunteering isn’t only for ambitious teenagers and university students. The best volunteer abroad programs are suitable for all adults, so you can make an impact at any age. Altruism is ageless. All you need to volunteer abroad is a desire to contribute to positive...
Amok around the clock: A day in the life of an intern at GVI Cambodia The life of an intern with GVI Cambodia has been, and continues to be rewarding, dynamic, and very good fun. At first, it was difficult to adjust to the Kampong Cham way of life; the heat and...
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...
Ethically Sharing Your Volunteer Experience As human beings, we are natural storytellers; it’s how we bond, connect with others, inspire, and grow. When we experience something new and exciting, we want to share it with our friends and family! Volunteering abroad is...
Finding Comfort Outside Your Comfort Zone When traveling to a new country for an extended period of time (in my case, a month and a half) you have some fears about whether or not you will be able to find comfort in your new lifestyle, and with being so far from the...
We are currently in the beginning of rainy season here in Cambodia which is greeted with lots of smiling faces as the temperatures cool and the Mekong rivers banks slowly rise higher. Rainy season starts in May and lasts until October, it is an important part of...
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...
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