We’re incredibly proud of how many of our gap year students continue to be involved with their placement community long after they return home. Jessica Lanyon is one such volunteer…
We do always ask our applicants why they have chosen that particular location as they might be missing out on a hidden, gap year gem! One of these hidden gems is East Africa.
Everyone from US lawyers to Mark Zuckerberg have been taking Mandarin language classes, as China has emerged as a global superpower. But it’s a challenging language to get to grips with, hence the reason our AVs spend the first month of their gap year in China learning Mandarin intensively.
These kids show the lengths they go to after the school day, to seek out nature, excitement and a new experience. Let’s watch them head to the bat cave….
We challenge you to watch this without smiling.
From gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to white-water rafting on the Nile and the amazing flora, fauna and people of this spectacular country, there’s much to inspire about Uganda.
Thanks to our amazing supporters, The AV Foundation will be providing funds to carry out classroom renovations over the summer.