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Nepal - The Story of TEWA
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TEWA is the preeminent women’s non-governmental
organization in Nepal. It raises funds inside Nepal and elsewhere to support
national and grassroots women’s empowerment programs that fight effectively for
economic opportunity, social justice, peace and gender equality.
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EXAMPLE TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY: Nepal

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Sponsor: Global Horizons for Women  

When: EXAMPLE TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY

nepal Jessica Kizorek 5Global Horizons for Women's President, Susan Cornell Wilkes, is leading a women’s trip to Nepal to visit women’s empowerment programs.  Susan has led foundation families and groups of women on similar trips to Bolivia, Peru, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Tanzania, Kenya and Nepal.  Travelers meet leaders of women's economic empowerment programs and the women themselves, as well as viewing each country's main tourist attractions.  Travelers have loved these unique trips.  Please join us.

 Click here to view an example of the Itinerary and Descriptions:  Nepal Trip September 2014


EXAMPLE TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY: Guatemala, June 2014

Sponsor: StoveTeam International
When:  21 - 29 June 2014 Team Trip to Guatemala

Marco Tulio Guerra envisions transforming his 25-acre property into more than a stove factory: he dreams of creating an eco-tourism site where visitors can learn about green technologies while enjoying the natural beauty of San Antonio Aguas Calientes. Join us June 21st -29th in Antigua, Guatemala to help make Marco Tulio’s dream a reality by helping to construct eco-cabins at the stove factory. 

We will also learn how to make stoves, observe a stove demonstration in a community, visit an elementary school for children of local weavers started by Marco Tulio’s family—and of course
we’ll take some time to enjoy the rich culture of Guatemala, too.

The price of the trip is $975 plus airfare and includes in-country transportation, lodging and all meals, project supplies, and cultural activities. If you are interested in participating, please click here for more information. If you have questions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=June trip to Guatemala">'+addy_text65257+'<\/a>'; //--> .

See photos of past trips including our November 2013 trip to Guatemala here.           

  • Volunteers from ages 10 to 85 have joined us on past trips.           
  • No special skills are necessary, only an enthusiastic and flexible nature. 
  • Ability to walk with ease is the pnly physical requirement.
  • Spanish is useful but not required.
  • Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY:  South Africa in August 2014

Sponsor:  Shared Interest, to celebrate its 20th year 

When:  August 17 through August 24, 2014. .

This very special trip includes in-country travel, hotels, guides, cultural events, 2 meals a day, etc. You will visit Johannesburg, Cape Town, Limpopo Province. The trip will be led by Donna Katzin, Founder and Executive Director.  Her work was well known and admired by Nelson Mandela.  Archbishop Desmond Tutu was with Shared Interest to celebrate its 20th anniversary in New York.  You will meet national leaders as well as women who benefit from Shared Interest's work.

 » Click Here to read more about Shared Interest and the trip.