Local projects we work with

An important part of our company ethos is to 'keep it local'. We work closely with our on the ground longstanding connections in each destination.

Our local networks are second-to-none and we very much value their worth. Thanks to these networks, our clients are able to enjoy a specialised and enriched experience on our tours. We ensure the benefit is reciprocal, and that our tours also enrich the local people and places we visit. As well as using local suppliers wherever possible, we also donate to local projects. Browse below for a selection of some of the inspirational projects, charities and professional organisations we work with.

Fatehpur Sikri in Agra
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Barefoot College

Founded in 1972 by social entrepreneur Sanjit “Bunker” Roy , Barefoot College is am NGO that provides basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities, helping them become self-sufficient and sustainable.

Motijhil Jama Masjid in Lalbagh
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Jaipur Foot

Jaipur Foot – formally known as Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) and based in Jaipur - was founded in 1975 to provide artificial limbs to the poor. This extraordinary organisation has received multiple awards for its humanitarian work and innovative prosthetic designs.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple
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Vidya Sagar

Vidya Sagar (formerly known as the Spastic Society of India) is a multi-disciplinary centre where speech and occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and education are taught to children and young adults suffering from cerebral palsy using a holistic approach.

Woman walking through market with food basket of onions and garlic
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Kim Long Charity Clinic

Kim Long Charity Clinic in Hue Province Vietnam provides free healthcare in two of the poorest provinces in the country. The problems facing these communities include lack of clean water, proper sanitation and access to medicine and other treatments.

Rooftops in Kathmandu
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Midwifery Society of Nepal

Midwifery Society of Nepal (MIDSON) is the national professional organisation representing midwives and the profession of midwifery in Nepal. Its mission is to strengthen midwifery services and advocate and lobby for midwives in improving maternal and neonatal healthcare.

Tea plantation in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka

STE Health Clinic

The Somerset Tea Estate Health Clinic is located near Nuwara Eliya in the highlands of Sri Lanka. The clinic provides low cost and free health care and social support to the workers at the tea planation and their families.

Blyde river canyon in South Africa
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South Africa

Tshemba Foundation

Tshemba Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a vision of fair and equal healthcare for all people in South Africa’s rural northeast. Their medical volunteering programme provides the opportunity for international healthcare professionals to treat, teach and learn.

The One Pillar Pagoda
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KOTO provides positive, permanent change for at-risk and disadvantaged youth through a two year hospitality training programme that incorporates both vocation training and life skills. Graduates receive an internationally recognised accreditation from Australia’s Box Hill Institute.

Service provider at Purple House non profit health service helping a client with some work
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Purple House

Purple House is an innovative Indigenous-owned and run health service operating in the Northern Territory. Now operating 18 remote clinics and a mobile dialysis unit called the Purple Truck, Purple House is getting patients back home so that families and culture can remain strong.

Taman Ayun Temple
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Rumah Sehat Madani Clinic

Rumah Sehat Madani Clinic provides maternal and general healthcare to disadvantaged families in Indonesia.

Komodo National Park Mountains
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Yayasan Rama Sesana

A team of skilled educators comprising of doctors, nurses, midwives and outreach workers, dedicated to the task of improving the health of low-income women in Bali through education.

Beautiful view over mountains at sunrise
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Yayasan Bumi Sehat

Yayasan Bumi Sehat is an NGO that provides holistic health care. They provide holistic medicine, pre and post natal care, breastfeeding support, infant, child and family health services, nutritional education, pre-natal yoga and ‘gentle, loving natural birth services.’ 

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