for helping us launch 50 small businesses in less than 5 years
Planeterra is excited to announce that we have integrated 50 new social enterprise projects into travel itineraries a year and a half early! We now want to increase our goal by 2020, so we have launched Project 100!
Together, we can turn travel into impact.
Learn about our Projects
Kao Thep Pitak
Kao Thep Pitak community ecotourism enterprise provides meals, activities and homestay experiences in southern Thailand. Planeterra provided training and renovations to the community centre and dining area, kitchen and washroom facilities so they could better serve travellers.
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Life Monteverde is a cooperative of 37 families dedicated to the conservation and preservation of natural resources and works to educate both locals and international tourists and students about the need for sustainable practices in Costa Rica and beyond.
Sthree Handicraft Shop & Cafe
Kandy, Sri Lanka
This partnership increased market access for Sthree’s artisans ten-fold, and increased cash flow for the social enterprise. The tourism program provides increased livelihood opportunities for women and at-risk youth, while also acting as a base funding for the Women’s Development Centre’s shelter for abused women.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Through our partnership, Favela Experience has developed a new social enterprise tour, benefitting five micro-enterprise and community organizations. Planeterra donated funds for the facilities and equipment for the micro-enterprises, which represent a much-needed boost the community