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VESA’s humanitarian and conservation projects aim to provide direct action support to communities in parts of the world overlooked by traditional charities and aid organisations.

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School Infrastructure, Education and Village Homestay Project

Our Fiji project is located in one of the most breathtaking spots on earth. Imagine white sand beaches, the pristine waters of the South Pacific, and a real glimpse of life in an island village. Discover the natural wonder of this remote area while you help to provide villages with fresh water, restore local school equipment and teach English and other vital skills to primary school children.

Project highlights

Teach English at the local schools

Construct rainwater catchment tanks for communities

Restore school facilities, equipment and buildings

Homestay with a family in a traditional village

Hop the beautiful islands of Fiji

Swim, kayak, go fishing or play volleyball with the locals

What our volunteers
have achieved

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE

Improving safety for school children

Three bus stops constructed for school children's safety. Twenty sustainable garden units for fresh vegetables at primary schools. Five thousand hours of coral replantation and native tree replantation on Taveuni Island.

EDUCATION

English language education

Fifteen thousand hours of face to face tutoring.

CONSTRUCTION

Refurbishing school facilities

Fifty village primary schools fully refurbished (inside and outside) with composts and incinerators. Seventy 5000L & 10000L water catchments installed with plumbing for fresh drinking waterTwo school dormitories refurbished for boarding school children.

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Bus stops constructed for school children's safety.

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Sustainable garden units for fresh vegetables at primary schools.

5,000

Hours spent on coral replantation and native tree replantation on Taveuni Island.

15,000

Hours spent on face to face tutoring.

Project Location

Fiji Islands

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“Amazing trip. Loved the villages and proud of the work we did.”

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“The village stay was beyond anything I could have hoped for. I learned so much about Fijian culture and everyday life. I will never forget my stay with my second family.”

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“I had the best time of my life in Fiji!!! An experience that I’ll never forget.”

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Itinerary

See what you'll be doing each day on the Fiji Islands Discovered project.

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Dates

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Costs

Find out how much the Fiji Islands Discovered project costs and what's included.

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