Travelers' philanthropy supporting local people in developing countries.

Travelers: When you travel you may come across a village, school or community that inspires you to want to give-back, contact us to see if we can coordinate with local ground operators in the community to insure that your goal is fulfilled. We may be able to structure the program to allow your donation to qualify for a tax deduction in the US. Read on for examples of successful projects that helped local people. The Chorten Nebu Monastery project is a good example.

Tour Operators: Consider creating a Give-Back program in communities that are key to the success of your business. Organize the project so that your travelers might wish to contribute and further benefit the community. Donations may be tax deductible in the US. Read on for examples of how others have made giving-back a part of their core business plan. The Kawaza School Fund and the Bayanga Basketball Court project are a good examples.

Generosity in Action provides a structure for travelers to support local villages and people. Coordination with tour operators and tour leaders insure that donations are properly applied to the projects intended.

Generosity in Action assists in having controls in place and can provide a tax-deductible foundation for travelers' generosity. Projects range from providing text books to schools in Peru to digging a well and building a school in Burma to coordinating donations for many projects in southern Africa.

Review recent programs, learn how travelers initiate projects, and how to support existing charitable organizations.
Click here to make a tax deductible donation.

List of Generosity in Action projects

Burma Projects
Thu-Htay-Kan Village
Thit-Htaunk-Kyun Village
Pyaw Bwe Village School
Kya-O Associate Highschool
Lat Pan Chay Pay Village

Burma Cyclone Relief - 2008

Bwejuu - Roadmonkey Project - Zanzibar

Chipembele Wildlife Trust - South Luangwa

Children in the Wilderness - Limpopo Valley

Chorten Nebu Orphanage in Bhutan
New Kitchen 2011-2012

Creative Solutions Resource Systems - Zanzibar

Dong Thap Village Roadmonkey Project - Vietnam

The Dulabhatorn Foundation - Chiang Mai, Thailand

"2013 Elephant Charge" - Zambia

Girls Too -education in Bhutan for Girls too.

Project Luangwa - Kawaza School Fund, Zambia - Robin Pope Safaris

Kapani School Project - Norman Carr Safaris

Kasimu Education Fund - Malawi

Kasanka Trust - Zambia

Kasanka Baboon Project - Zambia

Lotus Children's Centre - Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia

Lesfello Project - Senegal

Malimba Community School Fund - Tribal Textiles

Mt. Lodges of Peru - Yanapana Project

Program for HIV Prevention and Treatment - Thailand

Roadmonkey Projects-
June 2011 - Creative Solutions Project -Zanzibar
July 2011 - Bwejuu Project - Zanzibar
October 2011 - Rach Gia House - Vietnam
November 2011 - Rach Gia Garden - Vietnam
January 2012 - Nicaragua

Schools in Peru Delivering School books

Serengeti Lion Project - Tanzania

Smasara Foundation - Chiangmai, Thailand

St. Johns Health Services - Trivandrum, India

Shiwa Ng'andu Rural Development Project - Zambia

Shari Pankha Monastery and School - Bhutan

South Luangwa Conservation Society - Zambia

Virunga Primary School Fund - Rwanda

Zanzibar Special Projects

Zambian Carnivore Programme

Timia, Niger High School - Bushtracks Expeditions

Other Topics to help...

How to donate to Generosity in Action

About Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

About Generosity in Action / Letter from Director

Hints to help travel organizers develop their own programs

Notice to those making donations via
Network for Good (internet)

As of Aug 10, 2013 the link for Generosity in Action dontaions via Philanthropic Ventures Foundation has changed to:
https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/1441643

Examples of our many projects...

Chorten Nebu Monastic School in the Punakha Valley region of Bhutan is in need of basic water and sanitary facilities. A couple on a recent trek in those mountains have initiated a major project. Click here for more details.

 

...and a program designed to offer education for girls in far reaching villages in Bhutan. A program simply called Girls Too. Click here for details

 



A unique project to study the lions of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania.
For details - click here.


 


Timia, Niger is an oasis located many miles from the nearest town. The major community project is to build a High School for students beyond grades 6. Click here for more details.

 

Water for villages in Burma. Hand pumps and deep wells requiring electric pumps. Our first project has resulted in significant improvement in the the life of the entire community.
Review the many projects in Burma
.

 

The Kawaza School Fund is a "giving back" project of Robin Pope Safaris in South Luangwa, Zambia, Africa. We are pleased to process their fund raising effort in the US.
Click here for more information.


Bushtracks travelers donate funds to build a basketball court in Bayanga, Central African Republic. Click here to see scrapbook of pictures of the dedication ceremony.

 

Other school projects.
Text books delivered to schools the Amazon region of Peru. See more...

Playground donated by independent travelers to a small village in South Africa. Learn more about the Justica School and Bushtracks.

 

 

 


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