Phang Nga

Charlotte’s Dream Trip

Charlotte’s Dream Trip

I still remember the first time I walked into one of the classes 2 months ago. At that point, I had no idea how I was going to cope with all those playful kids. As the time passed by, everything went more smoothly and I really saw the children’s English improving. As...

A Shark Tale Book Launch in Phang Nga!

Shark Guardian Book Launch Shark Guardian Partnership Educating the younger generation on the importance of sharks across their local marine ecosystems is an important focal point if we are to ensure the survival of these amazing creatures. Thailand has a wide variety...

Duke University’s First Week in Phang Nga!

My name is James, and I’m a second-year student at Duke University. I’m participating in GVI’s Service Learning program over here in Phang Nga Province, Thailand. We mostly focus our work on conservation, doing sea turtle conservation, beach cleanups, and biodiversity...

Camillian Fun Run Fundraiser!

GVI Phang Nga Fun Run for Camillian Back in December of 2016 the community team at GVI Phang Nga embarked on a new project at the Camillian Social Centre. We began performing physiotherapy sessions with all students who attend the centre. Completing these routines has...

A World Suffering from the Pain of Plastic

A World Suffering from the Pain of Plastic

Single – use – plastics.  It is quite self explanatory isn’t it?  Those everyday items that we use for a short amount of time, before we dispose of it; plastic bags, straws, cups, dishes and utensils to plastic drink bottles.  Tons of plastic debris is discarded every...

Phang Nga’s GVI Explorer Summer Camp!

Phang Nga’s GVI Explorer Summer Camp!

This month, GVI volunteers and staff successfully created, organized, and planned a week-long summer camp for over 100 students at the Ban Yan Yao School, which is located in the town of Takuapa, about a 10 minute drive from our Phang Nga base. The school-summer...

Chasing Waterfalls…

Chasing Waterfalls…

Thursday we were went to khao lak and did two beautiful hikes. We woke up early for these so that we could see as much wild life as possible. The first hike ran along the coastline and had many beautiful view points overlooking the ocean. We conducted a biodiversity...