I keep an eye out for organizations that are making a real difference in the world. I have seen first hand the impact of socially conscious travel which puts humans at the centre of the experience. Operation Groundswell is an incredible organization is truly making a difference and you can be a part of this adventure! I personally know over 20 people who went with this organization to Guatemala and they have not stopped talking about their incredible experience!
Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that offers travel, community service, and educational experiences around the world. The programs are intentionally designed to uncover the intricacies and on-the-ground realities of each region that they go to. With ethical travel at the crux of their philosophy, they always work in partnership with local non-profits and charities on community-requested projects to ensure true sustainability.
Their aim is to build a community of “backpacktivists” that are socially, environmentally, and politically aware of their impact in the communities they travel to and live in.
For more details on Operation Groundswell programs, please visit http://operationgroundswell.com/