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MY DOCUMENT FOR THE SDGS BROCHURE :)
We organize travel that aligns with The global goals
We believe in the importance of bridging the gap between the nonprofit sector and travelers to create a long-lasting impact. Our individualized method is to collectively take micro-actions to support local development and sustainability initiatives facilitated by our partner organizations. We believe that this approach highlights local leadership and allows travelers to contribute back to the community. Travelers have the ability to create economic opportunities through tourism and promote sustainability efforts that protect our environment and cultural heritage sites. Engaging with community leaders, and grassroots organizations they guide travelers towards the true social impact that will help us achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
SDG 7: AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
Ensuring all have access to affordable, clean, and reliable modern energy.
We partner with Solar Sister to contribute to the expansion of solar energy as a sustainable resource and women’s economic empowerment.
Solar Sister: an NGO committed to eradicating energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity, and transforming women into entrepreneurs. Creating a deliberate women-centered sales network to spread clean energy technology to the most remote communities in rural Africa.
SDG 14: LIFE BELOW WATER
Conserving our oceans, water sources, and marine life through sustainable actions, materials, and resources.
We partner with Bye Bye Plastic Bags, to provide education to teach sustainable practices to eliminate the use of plastic. We will also take action by cleaning up the local waterways and beaches with the youth leaders on the island of Bali.
Bye Bye Plastic Bags: a youth-led NGO saying no to plastic bags and removing that material from the island! Empowering local residents and travelers to do what’s right for the environment through education, campaigns, and political meetings.
SDG 5: GENDER EQUALITY
ACHIEVE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWER ALL WOMAN AND GIRLS
We partner with Entreprenelle and Ashoka to further foster gender equality, aimed at female entrepreneurs and driving education, and economic opportunity. We will build workshops for cross-cultural experiences and create opportunities to support entrepreneurs in the Cairo region on International Women's Day 2021.
Ashoka: a global network building leaders to become the changemakers of our time. Together, we collaborate with Ashoka on the Young ChangemakHERs program supporting female entrepreneurs to unlock their potential and provide support to create transformative social change.
Entreprenelle, a social enterprise leading in business impact and social development that aims to empower local women economically by educating, training, and linking them all to entrepreneurs' resources. Also hosting the largest event in the MENA region on Intentional Women’s Day, ‘She Can’ 2021!
SDG 11: SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
MAKE CITIES INCLUSIVE, SAFE, RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE.
We partner with Catalytic Communities to bring visibility, and awareness to favelas and it’s sustainability practices within the communities.
CatComm Sustainable Favelas: a community-led network and multi-faceted organization dedicated to improving the lives of Rio De Janeiro. The CatComm Sustainable Favelas initiative aims to provide creativity, inclusion, and empowerment to favela residents through education, training, technology, strategic communications, and advocacy. Cat Comm’s mission is to change the narrative of favelas and have residents be severed as equal citizens.
SDG 15: Life On Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
We partner with Mother Jungle to create opportunities to engage with indigenous people creating an opportunity for storytelling, cultural exchange, and lessons of historic conservation.
Mother Jungle: an indigenous-led network of storytellers in Bali, Indonesia. The storytelling incorporates stories from indigenous cultures, conservation efforts, and intergenerational stories. The initiatives support biocultural conservation and indigenous identities.
SDG 10: Reducing inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries
We partner with Seven Women to show the importance of skills-training and economic empowerment for marginalized women in Nepal.
Seven Women: a social enterprise providing women the tools to lift themselves out of poverty. Empowering marginalized women in Nepal through education, skills training, and employment. Also empowering women with disabilities and removing inequalities from the workplace.