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Responsible Travel Projects - Dragoman Overland

The Torres del Paine Legacy Fund is a non-profit initiative dedicated to ensuring a sustainable future for Torres del Paine National Park and its surrounding communities. Launched in 2014 in response to challenges posed by rapidly increasing visitation to this iconic yet fragile landscape, the Legacy Fund works with businesses, municipalities, park authorities, residents, and visitors to: Restore and protect ecosystems Improve tourism infrastructure and mitigate visitor impacts Promote community development Diversify recreation & cultural opportunities for residents and visitors Image Credit: Project Eudaimonia Dragoman is pleased to partner with the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund to enhance the long-term health of…

Zara Charity is a non profit organisation founded in 2009 for vulnerable groups in Tanzania. Zara’s vision is to unite volunteers with various projects to enhance community economic development. They also look to improve living conditions particularly for women and children and the porters who climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru, whilst maintaining its core values of environmental conservation, sustainability and employment creation. Zara Charity also partners with the Mount Kilimanjaro Porter’s association which ensures that the porters are treated fairly and have the right equipment including clothing and health insurance. The association provides the porters with free classes in…

    In 2017 a million plastic bottles were bought around the world every minute which equates to about 20,000 bottles being bought every second!  Part of the demand is being driven by an insatiable but unnecessary demand for bottled water.  Most plastic bottles used for soft drinks and water are made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) which is highly recyclable but sadly as their use has steadily increased, efforts to collect and recycle the bottles has not kept up leaving the plastic bottles to pollute our lands and oceans.      At Dragoman we are committed to the reduction of…

Manos Amigas is an organisation in the Chimaltenango region of Guatemala that works with women and children who have been victims of violence or abandoned. This is the project to which Luca, our Wanderlust Guide of the Year, donated part of his bursary.

Our flagship community-based tourism project in South America, this is Dragoman’s unique alternative to the Classic Inca Trail.

Karmi Farm Clinic is located in North Eastern India near Darjeeling, at the foothills of the Himalaya on the Sikkim border.

The New Hope Charitable Trust supports a series of initiatives in the Odisha Tribal Region north of Chennai in South East India.