STAESA Ecotourism program is nature based, environmentally educated; sustainably managed and involve responsible work and travel to natural areas, conserving the environment, and improving the well-being of the local people by sustainable job creation. The purpose of our eco-tourism is to educate our program participants about the communities, raise funds for ecological conservation to directly benefit the economic development and political empowerment of local communities and to foster respect for different cultures and for human rights. You don't want to miss this program. Our program helped and still helping providing economic growth in most impoverished communities. These are what do: Choosing accommodations that are built with environmental awareness in mind. visiting or volunteering on rural farm communities, volunteering opportunities that focus on off-setting the negative impacts of mass tourism and modernization, encourages positive experience for our volunteers as well as hosts; minimizes the impact of tourism on the environment (campaign against deforestation, encouraging reforestation, managing waste and plastics); boost employment and financial opportunities for local people and encourages conservation by providing financial benefits in its favour
When to go - Anytime! This is all year around program
Duration: Two weeks and above
Other countries: Tanzania, Cote d'vouire, Senegal, Malawi, Lesotho, Cameroon, Namibia
Who can join: Anyone from 15 years and above
Other activities: economic development projects, fight against plastics, motivating the youth, renovating classrooms, painting work, helping the local folks in the farm and teaching.
Accommodation: Volunteer's house and host families