Category: World Wide Initiatives

An update on our support for Ukrainian refugees – Learn about our recent efforts to help orphans & families

Kadir Tasdelen, Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) Country Manager in Eastern Europe provides updates on support for orphans and mothers and their children in Poland. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” ~ Lao Tzu You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here. This month when many are celebrating Easter,… Read more »

Grand Circle Foundation Update: Clean Water in Ukraine

An update from Alan & Harriet Lewis Since 2018, Grand Circle Foundation has partnered with Wine to Water to support our WASH (Water, And Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative bringing clean water to remote villages in Tanzania, Laos, Cambodia, and the Amazon. This year, in recognition of World Water Day on March 22, we’re bringing you an… Read more »

An update on our support for the people of Ukraine

“Ukrainian glory and the freedom, has not yet  died! Still upon us brave brothers, Fate shall smile!” ~Ukrainian National Anthem You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here.  Dear friend, These sad and difficult times certainly give one perspective on life.  I also find that I am filled with such… Read more »

Support the people of Ukraine

  “Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse.” ~ Ukrainian Proverb  You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here. We will match all donations, up to $150,000, made by March 15. Dear traveler, The situation in Ukraine is heartbreaking.  It seems unreal and is almost too painful… Read more »

Patricia Gualinga Wins the Olof Palmes Prize

2021 Alnoba Moral Courage In Leadership Award recipient Patricia Gualinga is honored with the 2022 Olof Palme Prize.   The Olof Palme Prize 2022 is awarded to Patricia Gualinga, a leader of the Kichwa People of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon. She is recognised for her courageous leadership in campaigning for the rights of indigenous… Read more »

Giving Back to the World We Travel: Making a Difference in Vietnam

Minh Tu Orphanage

Get a firsthand glimpse of daily life at Minh Tu Orphanage, and see before-and-after photos of improvements supported by Grand Circle Foundation, in the video above. Help Wanted: Buddhist women to live at orphanage with 200 children, many of whom are disabled. Must be willing to rise at 3am for two hours of prayer before… Read more »

Giving Back to the World We Travel: Safe Passage in Guatemala

Safe Passage

Get a firsthand glimpse of daily life at Safe Passage and see some of the projects we’ve supported in the video above. The words “garbage dump” and “neighborhood” should never be synonymous—yet such is the case in Guatemala City, where the area known as the basurero (Spanish for “dump”) is as dangerous as it is poverty-stricken. For… Read more »

2021 Alnoba Environmental Leadership Awards

On October 13th, we presented the 3rd Alnoba Environmental Leadership Awards in Kensington, New Hampshire. As you know, over the past 18 months, much of the world paused. However, for our award recipients their work became more difficult and urgent. In response, they accelerated, they innovated, and they persisted. They dared to lead a weary… Read more »

Aye Yeik Mon orphange – Myanmar

Since the military took over the power in Burma from Feb 01, 2021.The situation in the country is getting worse and facing with a civil war. There are many protects in over the country, some of them became violence and caused many people died by military government. The civil war is starting happened at the… Read more »

It ain’t easy being green…

As a thank you to his community for the support he’s received over the last year while unemployed, Daudi a lodge gardener, planted and harvests kale at the Tloma Primary school. “Sukuma wiki” as it is known in Kiswhali is one of the most highly nutritious vegetables, containing Vitamins K, A, E and C along… Read more »