Change lives in latin america
making an impact
IN LATIN AMERICA
WHY Encounter My way?
We love changing lives and it is our dream to share our culture and destinations in such a way this has a positive impact on our communities, our travelers and our destinations.
We believe that by helping others, being mindful of our surroundings we will learn and contiue to grow as humans and in doing so, we will be part of the change that is needed.
We love creating authentic and innovative travel experiences and happiness. Our community, our people and the bridge are building together reminds us that creating happiness is a privilege we all share together.
Everyone is completely different, which is one of the most wonderful things about our world. We’ll help you follow your own path by matching you to a project that reflects your own values and passions. Spend your days playing with kids in the Dream center of Bogota, nurse injured primates back to health in the tropical forests of Costa Rica, help to empower an isolated jungle community in Colombia or lend at hand at an eco-gardens in the Intag Valley in Ecuador. The work can be tough and you may find yourself facing challenges situations, but each one will help you to grow. The rewards that you’ll reap will be worth your effort one million times over. You’ll come home looking at the planet with a new pair of eyes.
What do you want to do?
Volunteering is a way to travel with real meaning. Affordable, authentic and eye-opening, it helps to build bridges between communities from all across the world. You’ll meet incredibly inspiring people, experience completely new cultures and, little by little, help to make the world a better place.
Being immersed into the culture and our communities, you will Learn Spanish in a fast and fun way. And we have chosen some pretty amazing places to do so, with inspiring teachers, fun activities, wonderful families with whom you will stay.
What if you wanted to do it all?? Travel to off the beaten track places, volunteer as you go along and pick up Spanish as you go. We have created some wonderful Experience programs for you explore.
experiences we love
Dream Center Bogota
A project that gives a second chance to the local community of a marginal neighborhood…
This non-profit is an institution that works to improve the quality of life of the community of the Egypt neighborhood in Bogota; by fighting hunger, ending poverty, generating decent work and reducing inequalities.
Turtle Rescue Center
This non-profit organization is run by volunteers for volunteers, so it needs all the help it can get. Its sole mission is keeping the sea turtles safe and finding a way for the locals and turtles to live together in harmony. Poachers, fishing nets and pollution have led to a serious decline in the turtle population.