Logistical Support

We provide a wide variety of services, including local and international transportation, meals, educational and orientation materials, communication, program/project development, 24-hour emergency assistance and staff presence, U.S English speaking contact on call, interpreters, and international cell phones.

Safety and Security

1. Experience

We have over 20 years of experience coordinating programs in the developing world. This has made us adept at identifying a wide range of potential safety concerns and we have developed a comprehensive skillset to eliminate as much risk as possible and handle any that may arise.

2. Local expertise

Our long-term partnerships in our project areas have helped us develop personal connections with community leaders and local advisors who are equipped to provide the most recent insights regarding safety and the ability to connect students and volunteers to the most qualified healthcare professionals if the need arises.

3. Monitoring

We perform security assessments for each program area prior to any travel and throughout all thrips using the most current state department advisories, local informants and research.

4. Lodging and Transportation

Host facilities are inspected and all transportation companies are licensed and insured with vehicles authorized to conduct tourists.

5. Insurance

We provide comprehensive travel insurance for our trips which includes a million dollar liability policy for all our partner institutions as well as emergency medical evacuation coverage and worldwide emergency medical coverage for all participants and volunteers. Please contact us for policy specifics.