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When we travel, we face moral dilemmas every day. It’s up to us to decide what kind of travellers we want to be.
Our taxi pulls up outside some rusty wrought iron gates. Inside is one of Nepal’s philanthropic success stories: a tiny business that’s slowly changing the lives of local women.
Along with mint tea, souks and tagines, snake charming was to me quintessentially Moroccan, and I was desperate to see a ‘performance’.
We’re helping raise money for Khagendra New Life Special Education Secondary School – a pioneer in educating children with a disability.
Recent press hasn’t done the Kokoda Track any favours, but there’s always another side to the story…
By Emily Pinto
There is nothing like travel to open your mind and heart and eradicate indifference. In 2010, I traveled to the highlands of Guatemala to volunteer with a worker-owned women’s weaving cooperative. I learned that the beautiful textile and craft traditions of the Mayan people are filled with meaning and are deeply rooted in their culture.
Indoor air pollution from kerosense or wood stoves is the second highest cause of death by disease in India. Pollinate Energy is a social business with a simple mission – to improve the lives of India’s urban poor by giving them access to life-changing and affordable products. With a focus on sustainable solutions, such as portable solar lights and improved cookstoves, people are able to reduce indoor smoke, have better quality light, use less fuel and save money. This is the story of a handful of our customers in India – all of whom are on the road to a better, healthier life.