THE ADVENTUROUS FELLOWSHIP

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND

December 8 - 13 2018

6 Days / 5 Nights

 

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DAY 1 / settling in, context setting

  • ARRIVAL in CHIANGMAI
  • Introduction to core concepts of liveability and exclusion, the sufficiency economy and integration in Chiang Mai city by academics and policymakers

 

DAY 2 / from ME TO WE

  • Explore migrant issues and unpack the complexity of the migrant experience with an organisation that advocates for and provides education opportunities for persons with refugee status
  • Visit an award-winning local social enterprise that seeks to create sustainable livelihood opportunities through one of the world's greatest sources of fuel - coffee! 
     

DAY 3 / RECONCILING WASTE & WANT

  • Visit a trash cleaning and sorting centre, understanding how Chiang Mai's trash problem fits into its larger narrative of being an organic and sustainable city 
  • Be part of the solution: take part in an upcycling workshop
     

DAY 4 / Community-based tourism

  • Learn from local tourism-based social enterprise about the importance and place of Community-Based Tourism in bridging gaps between issues and communities in Chiang Mai
  • Take part in workshops to experience the CBT model that leverage existing assets within the village to create value for the community and visitors alike
     

DAY 5 / INTERSECTIONS & CONNECTIONS

  • Connect the concepts you have learned about in the previous days!
  • Travel to an eco-lodge that empowers at-risk women to prevent exploitation and trafficking while supporting elephant conservation; discover why this organisation has chosen this particular medium to achieve their end-goal of self-sufficiency for their beneficiaries
     

DAY 6 / farewells 

  • Have breakfast with your host family, enjoying the beauty of the nature of Chiang Mai 
  • Travel to the airport
  • Depart for HOME
     

*more details regarding meals will be provided with the full itinerary for participants

 

 

Availability

OPEN

Dates

8 - 13 december 2018

 

Duration**

6 DAYS 5 nights

NO. OF PARTICIPANTS*

MIN. 15 / MAX. 20

 

ELIGIBILITY

18 YRS OLD& ABOVE

TERMS & CONDITIONS

You can read The Adventurous Fellowship's Terms and Conditions (including Cancellation and Refund policies) and Skillseed's Privacy Policy here. 

*If we do not reach the minimum no. of 15 participants by 15 August, your deposit will be refunded 100% and the course will not proceed.