Who We Support
We believe that responsible tourism involves giving back to organizations that are working to improve the lives of the poorest citizens in the countries we visit. Each of our trips donates a portion of the total tour cost to one or more NGOs (non-governmental organizations). The following are just a few of the non-profits we support.
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. PATH takes an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through its work in more than 70 countries, PATH and its partners empower people to achieve their full potential.
Room to Read believes that all children, regardless of gender or background, have a right to education. Their programs have reached more than 5 million children in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zambia with plans to expand throughout the developing world. They build libraries and schools, publish local language children’s books, train teachers and support girls to complete secondary school.
Maya Health Alliance is a full-service primary care provider in central Guatemala, with special expertise in the management of women’s health care, child malnutrition, and chronic noncommunicable disease. They also provide clean water technology to help alleviate persistent health problems for Guatemala’s poor, underserved and indigenous communities.
The Tongabezi Trust funds the community school of Tujatane which educates underprivileged Zambian children. Since 1996, Tujatane has grown from a preschool of 15 children to an independent primary school of over 220 students. The school is funded entirely on donations.
Bahia Street Brazil is an NGO whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty for girls and young women from the favelas of Salvador by providing them education, healthcare, food and counseling.
Doctors Without Borders provides medical aid where it’s needed most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial.