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...
Tanzania ties together impactful volunteer projects with some of the best adventure opportunities in Africa. There’s a wide range of volunteer opportunities that cover sectors from healthcare to education and environmental protection. Whether you’re seeking to find a...
Thinking about volunteering in Zambia? Sign up for a girls empowerment project! Gender equality is crucial to sustainable development, and gender bias is still deeply embedded in many cultures and economies. It's a problem that affects men and women and stunts...
Our Health Programme in the district of Dawasamu on the Fijian Island of Tailevu began in January 2018. The long-term objective as it stands is to assist the District Nurse Lavenia Merekula Raivono with the health issues concerning the District of Dawasamu in...
Visiting the Mother City? Make the most of your time in the city with GVI’s top tips on what to do in Cape Town. Cape Town will capture your imagination. Set between a craggy mountain range and the ripples of the oceans, the city is where greens meet glittering blues....
Inequality between the genders doesn’t just affect individuals – it can change entire economies. As a sustainable volunteer program provider, GVI takes into account the importance of gender equality in development. What does gender inequality look like? It is women...
The impacts of inequality on development are considerable and far-reaching. Is it possible to close the gap between rich and poor to achieve equality for all? Inequality can be boiled down to the fact that the richest ten percent of people in the world earn 40% of...
What are you looking for in a vacation? To get away and recharge? Or are you searching for inspiration? Trips that truly enlighten us are those that expose us to new ways of life, making us see things differently, and putting our personal challenges into perspective....
The cry of “Howzat!” echoes off the walls of the surrounding buildings, with shouts of dissenting voices following hot on hits heels. Friendly arguments then ensue, with the final decision being “Not out” and the game continues. This all takes place in a central...
This poem was written and performed by Carole and Tom on the eve of their departure from Nepal. When you reflect back, its incredible to note what an impact communities and experiences have had on you as individuals, its not always about what I am bringing. On...
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