If you’re considering a diving qualification, you might find it helpful to know how long it will take you to get certified. Learn more about the requirements of the different PADI courses. A PADI certification is your licence for adventure. As well as making it...
Momo Challenge in Pokhara Here in Pokhara I am completing a community development internship. In addition to teaching English at local elementary schools, co-leading an afterschool program, and supporting other GVI initiatives, the internship includes completing the...
Contained within the recently published GVI Impact & Ethics Report are numerous stories of success from GVI programs across the globe. Hearing the stories of the real impact GVI has in these locations is a source of inspiration for all of us. The insights provided...
Admire the big cats, from the king of beasts to the shy and elusive. Spend time learning conservation skills and capturing images of endangered wildlife. Have you already seen all the National Geographic and Discovery Channel documentaries on Netflix? Ever looked at...
Experience Thailand’s sublime beaches a little differently. As an intern or volunteer with GVI, you can take a hands-on approach to sea turtle conservation in the coastal area of Phang Nga. Thailand’s beaches aren’t just popular with tourists — they are important...
Original photo: "Bird Island, Seychelles" by seychelles.org is licenced under CC BY 2.0 Landing on Bird Island, I had no idea about the role I would play in trying to save hundreds of endangered, green sea turtle hatchlings. Volunteering took on a whole new meaning...
With roughly ten million speakers, you’re almost certain to come into contact with Quechua when visiting South America. The ancient language is part of daily life for many Peruvians and has major historical and cultural importance. Cusco was once the capital of the...
Have you ever been touched by the love story of the Taj Mahal? Do you want to witness the colourful Holi festival? From its historical monuments to delicious cuisine, India draws travellers’ attention. But as with all travel, there are a few things you need to know...
Develop yourself in the conservation arena on a program in Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park, Jalova. You’ll find evidence of jaguars hunting in their natural habitat, track sea turtle nesting, and learn about the life-giving rainforest that supports a diverse...
Find yourself on Curieuse, GVI’s smallest conservation base in the middle of the Seychelles archipelago. But what’s so special about this tiny granitic island? Giant tortoises, endemic wildlife, tropical coral reefs, mangrove forests, summit treks and a history...
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