Empowerment Tourism is about taking a community on a journey, showing them what is possible using the skills they have, those we can teach, and the opportunities we can provide. At the end of that journey, they should be able to support themselves and continue to grow with a sense of pride that is harder to achieve when you are continually being provided external support. Travellers come away not only having seen the countries famous sights but knowing first hand their funds and time have created new jobs, provided builders opportunities and left someone inspired on a new business venture.
This unique cultural cooking experience in Jaipur is ideal for groups of up to 10 guests who want to cook up a storm. Learn from the locals how to make authentic Rajasthani cuisine while supporting a community in a slum, not far from the city centre on Prem Nagar, Agra Road.
Coming from the small Island of Mauritius and suffering my own share of hardships as a child, it was the chance to immigrate to Australia that allowed me to spread my wings and grow. In 2007 I was diagnosed with a brain haemorrhage. With only a 10% chance of survival, let alone regaining my memory, it was a miracle I made it through. This changed my appreciation and focus for life. I had been given a second chance and I knew I had to find a way to give others that second chance too…
Our philosophy revolves around conscious travel. Exploring all the awe-inspiring and faraway places of the world is our passion, but we didn’t want to do this from within a protective bubble. Instead, we have dedicated ourselves to giving back. Connecting, educating, respecting local traditions, and broadening viewpoints are our goals as an organization.