I have been accepted to the VESA program in Fiji where I will go in January to help provide remote villages with access to fresh water, restore local school equipment and teach English to primary school children. I will be working with the villagers constructing rain water catchment tanks so that the villagers have access to fresh, clean and running water. Also I will be helping out in the local school teaching English through basic lessons and games and also restoring the school equipment and buildings. Furthermore, I will be helping to run basic workshops demonstrating proper hygiene techniques. After this I will be working alongside a Marine Biologist from FNU assisting in tasks which include forest replantation, which is an integral part of coral reef conservation, and harvesting a variety of hard corals to replant.
To do this I need to raise $4000 to go towards flights, food, accomodation, building supplies, etc. This program will allow me the opportunity to make a difference and enjoy incredible moments in one of the most beautiful and remote parts of the world. So please make a donation and allow me to help the people of Fiji.
Have a look at the VESA website: http://www.vesabroad.co.nz/volunteer_travel_program_fiji.htm