It is really difficult to sum up the multitude of experiences that I had during the nine weeks I spent with GVI in Luang Prabang between November and February in 2017/18. What were the highlights? Luang Prabang itself: with it’s temples, monks and novices, it’s gentle...
You might complain about your job occasionally, but you’re probably grateful to have one. Many people aren’t so lucky. Unemployment rates are on the rise worldwide, throwing up a barrier against sustainable development. Many a leader has been elected on a promise of...
Wondering what to eat when volunteering abroad in Laos? Look no further. Here are GVI’s top picks for dishes you must eat when in Laos. As a fusion of the French and Asian kitchen, Laotian cuisine is deliciously complex. Fresh herbs and tender meats take front stage...
Original photo: Allie_Caulfield Volunteering in Laos is a perfect opportunity to explore Southeast Asia's hidden jewel. It's home to fascinating cultural festivals, breathtaking natural beauty and delicious local cuisine that will only cost you a few dollars. Once...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report May 2018: Menstrual Health Monitoring and Evaluation and Conference Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community: Increase females’ access, understanding and awareness of...
Photo: WIL There are many reasons to visit the peaceful town of Luang Prabang. But as a volunteer in this tranquil town along the Mekong river, you can experience all this setting has to offer, while working alongside local communities to address development...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report April 2018: Lao New Year Schedule: Joint projects and Capacity Building Objectives To provide educational opportunities to all students in the local community, regardless of socio-economic status, ethnicity and gender: To provide...
Arrival My journey began on the 5th July early in the morning, as I began stage 1 of 4 to get to Luang Prabang in Laos. Although slightly nervous at having to brush up on my grammar skills, I was very excited at the same time. It was difficult to choose a location as...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report March 2018: WEP Micro Enterprise ‘Tsev Neeg’ Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community Improving employment opportunities and socioeconomic status of community members. To provide...
Objectives To increase access to education in rural areas To improve quality of education in Laos for students taught by GVI: Improve students' English language ability To provide educational opportunities to all students in the local community, regardless of...
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