Sunday, March 8, 2009

Vacations That Have Social Impact

Find out how to get involved in microfinancing in some of the neediest places in the world through Social Impact Adventures.
This is a new spin on the learning and helping vacation travel industry, where you get to go a place like Nicaragua, learn about how microfinancing works, meet with the experts in the field of micofinance, and get to know some of the local entrepreneurs that have been helped. You will have classroom courses like: Investing in microfinance and Microfinance 101, take trips to local markets and opportunities to learn with fellow travelers through discussion groups. You also get a few days at a beautiful beach resort. A portion of all the proceeds go towards support of the local microfinance projects.

Here is the message that SIA has formatted for anyone to send on to their friends.

Dear [fname]:
I wanted to share with you the news that a colleague and I have recently launched Social Impact Adventures, a microfinance travel group. SIA specializes in leading unbiased, exciting trips that allow participants to experience first-hand the impact of microcredit on people's lives.
Our inaugural trip to Nicaragua is June 20 to 27, 2009. We have put together an amazing itinerary, drawing on our experience in microfinance, our local knowledge and connections and our passion for travel. Participants will:
Engage with local microfinance experts
Visit the homes and businesses of micro-entrepreneurs, and
Explore the natural and cultural wonders of Nicaragua.
This promise to be an unforgettable trip! We hope you will join us and share the information with others who you think might be interested. To find out more, visit or contact us directly.

Christina & Jeremy

Christina Jennings, Co-Founder
Jeremy Turpen, Co-Founder

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