GEI’s founders are seasoned development practitioners who believe that people-centered approaches to development can play a crucial role in addressing pressing capacity deficits in Africa and Asia.


Our Professional Development Programs give qualified professionals and students unique opportunities to make significant contributions to the development of capacity of local professionals, institutions and systems. At the same time, they upgrade and apply their knowledge, skills and intercultural competence, increase motivation and self-awareness, and create international networks and friendships.

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Upcoming programs


Trauma Coaching in South Africa

(Oct 2-9, 2022)


Join international and South African clinicians in a unique trauma coach training workshop. Trauma coaching can support mental health treatment and assist survivors in their recovery process. 38 CE credits available.

Neonatal Care in Vietnam

(2022 dates TBC)


This program is a high-impact opportunity for professionals and students in nursing, midwifery, neonatology, pediatrics and related fields to join local capacity development projects and to internationalize their practice.

Mental Health Facilitator in Rwanda

(2022 dates TBC)


Complete a Mental Health Facilitator (MHF) training of trainers led by NBCC International Capacity Building and improve access to community-based mental healthcare in Rwanda.