Thank you to all of our wonderful readers for an additional nice 12 months of journey. While a lot of the world remained inaccessible, many people as soon as once more began following our goals of touring the world. While it wasn’t straightforward, we navigated a number of the most complex and generally even demanding entry necessities with a purpose to journey once more.
This vacation season, Travel Off Path needs to provide again and we’d like your assist. We stay one of many final main impartial journey information corporations on the earth and whereas we might not have an enormous finances, we’ve massive hearts. We have already contributed $4000 to households in want and need to increase one other $5000 earlier than the top of 2021.
This 12 months we selected a charity in Colombia to assist that we’ve personally been concerned with over the previous couple of months. I used to be drawn to Colombia because it has turn out to be a tourism hotspot because of the easy entry requirements. Once I used to be there I noticed that whereas tourism appears to be booming, it doesn’t look like serving to these which are dwelling in poverty. I spent the final 2 months working with foundations all through the town and realized there’s a huge poverty downside affecting households and kids exterior the shiny vacationers areas.
We are hoping that our readers will rally behind us and assist us put massive smiles on these youngsters faces for the vacations.
The founders of Travel Off Path, Trevor and Kashlee Kucheran, are proud to announce that we are going to be elevating funds for youngsters dwelling in excessive poverty in Medellin, Colombia. This consists of Venezuelan refugees and Colombian households which have misplaced every little thing. There isn’t any authorities monetary assist, and the youngsters are those who’re struggling essentially the most.
Many of the youngsters live in tiny, shared rooms with as much as 12 folks sleeping on the ground whereas over 50 folks share 1 bathroom and 1 bathe with no doorways. Child sexual abuse and starvation run rampant inside these communal dwelling areas however with our assist we are able to get these households again on their toes and dwelling within the security of their very own areas.
This Christmas, Kashlee and I will probably be flying to Colombia to assist volunteer with the charity, Suenos Y Huellas ‘Dreams & Footprints of Tomorrow’. We wish to give these households and kids hope heading into the New Year. With your assist we are able to make a much bigger influence and assist these youngsters see a brighter future forward.
Donated funds will go 100% on to the next:
- Counseling for youngsters who’re victims of abuse
- Emergency meals and vitamin assist for households in dire want
- Job and expertise coaching for sexually exploited teenagers
- Safe place for youths whereas households are in transition
- Safe housing for households with younger youngsters
Any quantity will assist to finish the cycle of those households dwelling in excessive poverty and assist the youngsters with new alternatives for a greater future.
Once once more thanks for being loyal readers and please give what you possibly can.
These women wished to share a track as a thanks to your donation.
Volunteer Opportunities Coming Soon
The Suenos Y Huellas basis will quickly be launching a brand new volunteer program in 2022 that can give folks an opportunity to see the poverty first hand and make a distinction within the lives of the youngsters and households. Currently a brand new volunteer home is being arrange the place vacationers will have the ability to dwell like an area in Medellin whereas giving their time. I’ve carried out it for the final 4 weeks and it has modified my life perpetually.
Please electronic mail me at: [email protected] if you’re eager about volunteering in 2022.