If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
~ African proverb
Traverse partners with like-minded social enterprises including social enterprise brands, community non-profits, yoga instructors, and photographers to create curated, experiential travel opportunities. Together we benefit from increased impact, wider reach, and - of course - transformative experiences across the globe. If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor contact us today and let us know what we can do for you!
freestyle language center
Freestyle Language Center offers online courses and on-site classes for Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese. Their incredibly talented instructors come from a variety of intercultural backgrounds for an enriching language learning experience with the optimal mix of native speakers and second language learner professionals. Freestyle integrates media, conversation, and interaction into all of their instruction with a focus on real-life casual conversation and topical content. Their curriculum is guided by the top language specialists in the country. Traverse is excited to partner with Freestyle on all trips to pair language learning with real life practice and cultural immersion.
Wanderwell Travel Insurance is a social enterprise committed to environmental conservation and sustainable business practices. As a Certified B Corp and a devoted business member of 1% for the Planet, Wanderwell encourages business and travel networks to focusing on social impact, environmental stewardship, and sustainable travel. The team at Wanderwell believes that the more we travel the clearer our lenses become, resulting in the desire to conserve, contribute, and sustain. Traverse encourages clients to check out travel insurance options through Wanderwell, resting assured that a portion of their purchase is used for good.
Barrio Planta Project provides supplementary education to kids in the San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua community. Born out of a local desire to offer English, art, music and other educational opportunities to kids within the area, BPP helps young local residents excel in education while empowering them with cultural and life skills that they can apply at home and afield.
Traverse is incredibly excited to volunteer with Barrio Planta Project through yoga, art and Spanish-English exchange during the May 2018 Yoga + Surf Nicaragua retreat. 5% of trip sales will be donated to BPP.
Dorsu is an ethical fashion clothing creator dedicated to improving the textile industry in Cambodia by making meaningful changes in people's daily lives. Dorsu provides fair and enjoyable working conditions and uses high-quality remnant fabric for clothing that is designed, cut, sewn and packaged all under one roof at their facility in Kampot.
Traverse absolutely loves the Dorsu motto: Buy Better, Travel Often, Be You. We can't wait to visit Dorsu during our 2018 Cycle Cambodia-Vietnam trips. 5% of trip sales will be donated to Dorsu.
Past Trip Sponsors
Peaceful Fruits is an açai fruit snack brand on a mission to promote rainforest conservation, sustainable income and healthy living. Former Peace Corp volunteer Evan Delahanty founded the brand after serving in Suriname where he worked with locals to help them improve their standard of living and protect their way of life while keeping in balance with the Amazon rainforest. Peaceful Fruits was our trip sponsor for the February 2018 Amazon Encounter Ecuador adventure.