Volunteer Reviews

Review of Remote Island Teaching in Fiji!

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP: It was an absolutely amazing experience!!! Really authentic and sometimes challenging, but certainly very rewarding and unique. My Highlights of the trip were to become a part of the family and experience the village life on the island. It was really interesting and good to help at the school. Theres a lot to do and to …

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Nutrition in Fiji: Whats it like? A review by Marina

This is taken from a podcast, where our Nutrition Co-ordinator is interviewing one of IVI’s volunteers in Fiji.  Can you tell me a little bit about why you decided to come volunteering with IVI? “Yeah, well I was just looking in my break, I guess between Uni, to have a bit more experience, maybe abroad. I knew that in Australia …

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Review of Orphanage in Nadi, Fiji

Highlights of the trip: – Meeting all the children. In particular joining them at meals times and getting to know them. – I had collected 22.5kgs of craft supplies to take over for the children. We had craft sessions together where we let our imagination run wild and created all sorts! It was great to see the children being creative …

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Remote Island Teaching Review by Alex

I hope its not too long and words are hard to describe the feelings i have after this wonderful experience. Thank you again!! I would highly recommend to anyone! Highlights: The whole two- week trip was a highlight from me. From being picked up at the airport by Masi’s son to being driven to the Denaru by a family friend. …

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Remote Island Teaching: Fiji Review

Hi Lauren, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for organising this amazing experience. I had such a memorable time, I will never forget it. Would you recommend any other kinds of volunteering I could help out with. Fiji was incredible. Is Samoa similar? Anyway I’ll have a look but just wanted to say thanks. Masi was amazing …

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Remote Fiji Construction Project Review by Chris

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity in helping out these beautiful people. I was blown away by the amount of aloha this little village possesses despite their living conditions. With their lack of running water and good food, I saw no one murmuring, angry, or depressed. Instead, I saw smiles all day and a lot of singing! It was life …

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Feedback Primary School Teaching Suva

Hi Lauren! The past weeks have been so different to everything I’ve ever experienced. It has been so eye-opening and inspiring, suuper intense and at times very challenging (in a good way) My students really taught me so much and will always have a special place in my heart. I feel so thankful for all the beautiful people who wrote this …

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Fiji Public Health & Nutrition- Review 2019

I had the most wonderful time in Fiji, thank you! Probably the greatest experience of my life so far 🙂 I was going to post this little spill up on my Facebook along with some more photos. Fiji ~ vinaka vakalevu for such an eye opening experience! I learnt so much in the little time I was here and my …

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