Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Virtual Volunteering is the New Norm

How can virtual volunteering add value?: As the pandemic struck our planet and the world seemed to come to a standstill, there were many of us who felt, suddenly we had more time. For many of us being stuck at home with limited contact fueled a desire to do something valuable and we began searching …

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Young People, Young Lives... The Future

Young People, Young Lives, Young Futures… A new partner, new project!

Introduction  Youth is the key transition period in all our lives. The transition from child to adult crossroads brings a number of life changing decisions to be made such as long term relationships, future education and career paths that reflect our potential employment and finance status. With the development of technology and demand on younger …

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Alarming Rise of Gender Based Violence during COVID-19

What is gender based violence and how many many people have experienced it? Is the result of normative role expectations and unequal power relationships between genders in society. Globally, 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence by any perpetrator in their lifetime. Why does …

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COVID-19: Unsung Hero in South Africa

COVID-19 recently hit South Africa and with a high population of people living in overcrowded townships and high numbers of people living with HIV, AIDS and other serious health conditions this Country is in need of support from Unsung Heroes to help them survive the pandemic. Tyler, runs a wonderful school to support children from …

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One District Nurse for the whole of Dawasamu District. Capacity Building through Health Workers

GVI Trust Dawasamu Fiji Health Programme began in January 2018 the long-term objective to assist the local District Nurse on the health issues concerning the District of Dawasamu in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s annual objectives for this District. One area GVI Trust Dawasamu focuses on the capacity development of the community health workers.  …

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Coco’s Animal Welfare Makes an Impact in Playa del Carmen Communities

During the first quarter, our partners Coco’s Animal Welfare, had a massive impact on the region’s animals. This amazing team managed to complete 943 sterilisation surgeries, divided into 514 dogs and 429 cats in their permanent Spay and Neuter Campaign. Here is an overview of what was achieved: The Outreach Program supports communities around Playa del Carmen by providing free …

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Donation Report: Supporting Coastal Jaguar Conservation

We have recently donated £1250 to our local partners, the Coastal Jaguar Conservation (CJC). We are supporting CJC’s with their invaluable research in the Tortuguero area. They are also very involved in the dissemination of information about jaguar conservation in Costa Rica. The funds will be used to enhance the jaguar research work done on …

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