For the ultimate cultural experience, be sure to visit India; colorful, infectious, and buzzing with energy.
India is a developing country with a rich culture, traditions, and beautiful landscapes. There is an enormous gap between rich and poor and about 35% of India’s population are living below the poverty line. Kerala, a state in South India on the Malabar Coast, has many attractions including magnificent fauna and flora, the backwaters, and tropical beaches. Visitors to Kerala can prepare to be blown away by the Keralan hospitality, colorful culture, as well as it’s amazing traditional cuisine. A complex cuisine that includes a variety of mouth-watering spices, coconut rice, chicken curries, egg masala, and fish curry. Join the hustle and bustle, come spice up your life on one of our GVI’s projects where you’ll make a sustainable long-term difference to bridge the community development gap.
India Community Development Course
Our service learning course in Kerala, India combines valuable community development work with a comprehensive educational curriculum. Teach sports to young children, spend afternoons building an eco-garden or eco-toilet or get your hands dirty with a community construction projects.
Location: Kerala, India
Duration: From 1 week
Focus: Community Development
Program Manager of India
Meet Richard! Before starting his GVI journey as our Health Project Coordinator, Richard taught English in various countries, including a stint in China where he worked as a consultant English teacher in a Chinese engineering university! Now our Program Manager in India, Richard overseas all logistics in country.
GVI have helped us so much: the children's conversational skills are more advanced now and the school is famous for having GVI here!
SDPY School, India