The GVN Team writes articles about volunteer experiences, our partner organisations, fundraising, socially-conscious travel, the issues that affect people in disadvantaged communities, and the fight for a more just and equitable world.
Be The Ripple
"The reward for my experience in Rwanda, all those moving stories I heard, places I visited, and faces I will never forget...priceless."
"My roommate Krishna and I got out of our cab into a quickly darkening street in a smallish town just outside the city. I stood and looked around at the shabby-looking concrete buildings while he leaned in through a window and paid our driver, who had seemingly decided to renegotiate his price after delivering us."
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Jordan Lopez came to our attention for his adventurous nature and globetrotting antics! A first time volunteer who had previously never left the United States, Jordan recently completed a tour of 3 different volunteer projects in 3 very different regions. Jordan tells us about his amazing journey.
Ten Reasons Why International Volunteering Will Help You Get Ahead
There are plenty of options in the world of 'voluntourism', as it is often called, that can have a profound impact on a young volunteers life. Pro Bono Australia journalist, Ryan Witcombe writes about his year of volunteering in developing countries.
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