Do you love traveling just as much as you have a desire to make a positive impact on the world and contribute to wildlife conservation? Then we have exciting news for you! In this article, we introduce you to the new partnership between socialbnb and travel-to-nature, which allows you to embark on an unforgettable Impact Ecuador Round Trip while promoting responsible tourism. Your contribution to social engagement You have the opportunity not only to travel but also to support local social projects. socialbnb offers you the unique chance to stay in accommodations directly operated by socio-ecological initiatives, welcoming you to…
Impact News: We were able to generate 793.90 USD through overnight stays on our socialbnb platform for Project Wings in Indonesia. What can be done with this money and what Project Wings contributes to environmental protection, you can read here. Project Wings is a young non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to fighting three of the world's biggest problems - species extinction, rainforest deforestation and the ongoing flood of plastic. To this end, the organization is building the world's largest plastic waste recycling village in Indonesia.
Impact News: We were able to generate 2,934.20 USD through overnight stays on our socialbnb platform for the Zonca Ecovillage project in northern Italy. What can be implemented on site with this money and what Chumbe Island contributes to environmental protection at all, you can find out here. Zonca is a rustic and picturesque mountain village located a few kilometers from the "Parco Naturale dell'Alta Valle Antrona". The village was largely abandoned in the 1960s. The reason for this was that many young people moved to Domodossola for better job opportunities, especially in the steel industry. Many older Italians from…
Impact News: We were able to generate USD 3,570.00 through overnight stays on our socialbnb platform for the Chumbe Island Coral Park project in Tanzania. What can be implemented on site with this money and what Chumbe Island actually contributes to environmental conservation, you can find out here. Chumbe Island is an uninhabited island just off Zanzibar. It is also the world's first financially self-sustaining marine protected area. A recognized 55.1 hectare nature reserve, Chumbe Island is home to a fully protected coral reef and a closed forest reserve.
Don't miss the cultural Kholey Dai Festival in Kalimpong, India. The annual rice harvest and folk music festival of the Parengtar community in India aims to revive and restore the centuries-old tradition of the community's culture. For you as a traveler, this means that you can participate in authentic village culture and immerse yourself firsthand in the multi-faceted culture - learn more!
We were at the Berlin Travel Festival 2022 from November 25 to November 27. Find out what the idea of the fair is, which people were part of it and what role we as the socialbnb team played at the event.
It's that time again to introduce you to a company we're really like, The Wave Project. The socially sustainable foundation was started by Akim Akhter, whose exciting blog you can find here. After Akim started his world trip and noticed the poverty, pollution, but also the sincerity of the people in many countries, he decided to want to help these people. Find out in the interview with Akim, what exactly is behind the Wave Project.
In October we start a new project cooperation with the biggest NGO we have collaborated with so far: SOS Children's Villages. We'll explain why we're working with SOS Children's Villages, how it came about, and what's in store for this collaboration in the future. So stay tuned!
We have an interview for you with an NGO we celebrate: Women for Women International. Find out why Women for Women International was founded, what the work of the NGO is all about and what impressive successes have already been achieved. Most importantly: even by making a small donation or trying to give the NGO more visibility by spreading the word, etc., you'll be helping to make a better life for women around the world. Let's go!