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Voluntourism: when the private sector and development collide

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Voluntourism: when the private sector and development collide

What happens when the private sector invests in solving development challenges in other countries? Positive things for the most part - impact investment for example. Primarily driven by a need for different models of philanthropic giving, and the understanding that traditional philanthropy on its own is not the answer, impact investment is when businesses invest to solve a particular social issue, with a financial and social return expected on that investment.

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Placing host communities first: learning, not voluntourism

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Placing host communities first: learning, not voluntourism

Ayana Journeys is an educational travel company based in Cambodia, that is fuelled by a mission to contribute to a more peaceful world. We do this by carefully crafting exceptional travel experiences that prioritise new insights through experiential learning; fostering a deeper sense of empathy; widening understanding of global issues; and reflecting on our potential as members of an international community.

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