Philanthropy

Going There

Giving Back

At Hidden doorways Travel Collection, we believe giving back is an integral part of the travel experience. Our program, Going There, Giving Back®, will enable us to make a donation to a charity in the country your clients are traveling to, a donation which will make a difference in the lives of many. On behalf of your clients, we will donate funds to the charity of their choice from the below list.


Kenya

AmericaShare

AmericaShare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable and impoverished children and women in the Mukuru slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Through education, community outreach and economic empowerment programs, AmericaShare provides disadvantaged children and women with access to basic services in order to facilitate sustainable change.

www.americashare.org

Laos & Nepal

Faces of Hope Fund

Faces of Hope Fund established by travel photographer and writer, Alison Wright. The taxdeductible Faces of Hope Fund works with NGO’s and established community organizations to provide fundamental health care and education to children and their communities in Asia. Alison has also partnered with the non-profit organization Doctor to Doctor (www.d2d.org) to help provide medical training and equipment for the clinic.

www.facesofhope.org

Nepal Youth Foundation

Nepal Youth Foundation brings together the best of two worlds – the resources of generous donors in the developed world, and the opportunity to dramatically improve the lives of destitute children in the developing world. Programs help provide medical attention, education, and housing for children in need throughout Nepal. In Nepal, they work closely with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), communities, families, and, of course, lots of kids. NYF is a non-profit organization based in Sausalito, California, on the edge of the San Francisco Bay.

www.nepalyouthfoundation.org

Tibet

Tibetan Aid Project 

By preserving Tibetan wisdom traditions and educating the general public, the Tibetan Aid Project works to ensure the survival of a culture that is invaluable to our shared human history. Projects include Distributing Sacred Texts and Art; Promoting Awareness of Tibetan Culture; Producing Prayer Flags; and Supporting Monks and Nuns through direct financial support for monastic centers, lamas, monks, nuns, and lay people.

www.tibetanaidproject.org

Nicaragua

Tio Antonio

The Tio Antonio Nicaragua Social Center is a non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 2007 and dedicated to carrying out projects in education, health and social care for poor youth and families. The center is located in Grenada, a colonial city on the shores of Lake Nicaragua. A very high percentage of this city’s population is in poverty even though it is one of the most popular tourist
destinations in the country.

www.tioantonio.org

United States

Guitars Over Guns

Guitars Over Guns based in Miami, provides mentoring to at-risk youth through music education and performance as an alternative to the negative and harmful influences that often dominate their environments. Programs target the most vulnerable students, pairing them with professional musicians who use contemporary music to reach and teach the skills necessary to unleash their potential to be leaders, both in and out of school.

www.guitarsoverguns.org

A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home is a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles where undeserved youth are  empowered to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, arts, and wellbeing; and are inspired to make a meaningful difference in their community and the world.

www.apch.org

Worldwide

Operation Smile

A US-based non-profit that operated in 29 countries, provides free surgeries for children with facial deformities and medical development programs through local and international teams of professional volunteers. In developing countries such as Vietnam, 1 in 500 babies are born with a facial deformity.

www.operationsmile.org

GO Campaign

GO Campaign is dedicated to helping children throughout the word build a better future. At GO, you choose which project you want to support, and 100% of your donation goes to locally-led grassroots programs serving children in need. Together, we have funded over 40 projects in 15 countries, transforming one child at a time.

www.gocampaign.org

FXB International

Since 1989, FXB International has lifted almost 12,000 families out of extreme poverty through its FXBVillage programs in Burundi, China, Colombia, India, DRC, Rwanda, Thailand and Uganda. What’s more, almost 17 million adults and children have benefited from FXB’s presence in their communities through programs of sustainable community development, restoration of infrastructures, education and professional training (especially in South Africa and Myanmar), as well as programs for prevention, awareness raising, access to water and sanitation.

www.fxb.org

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