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Learn about our partnership with the floating village community of Prek Toal, Cambodia and the timeline of this Rustic Pathways Foundation project to rebuild a sinking primary school.
The second part of my blog series covers my time during my Global Fellowship in Southeast Asia. Over three weeks I traveled to Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia.
Rustic's first Giving Week was a huge success, raising over $60,000 to complete the construction of the Prek Toal Primary School in Cambodia.
Don’t just give any gift this year. Give the traveler in your life something they can use during their upcoming adventure.
Today’s world is faced with challenges that are exceedingly complex and difficult to solve. Human rights abuse, systemic inequality, environmental degradation—our global challenges cross borders, languages, and cultures, and the path forward isn’t always clear. We believe the best place to start is to build an understanding of global issues as they are…
MyIntent, an organization working to spark meaningful conversations and positive action, recently featured its partnership with Rustic Pathways in a story on its blog.
Join more than 100 change makers from 20 countries around the world during Rustic's first Critical Issues Summit.
If it’s your first time traveling alone or your first time traveling outside the United States, maybe you’ve been thinking about it for a while.…
It’s that time of year again when your lesson plans feel stale and there are so many #teacherproblems that only other educators can truly understand. This year, why not give your lesson planning a global twist?
This is part of an ongoing series featuring each country where Rustic Pathways operates. To see more posts from the A to Z: Everything…
It’s hard to figure out how to do your part to make the world a better place. Sometimes you just need to get out…
Where do you want to go this year? Before you answer that, we have a few suggestions. And many are likely places you’ve never…
In 2017, the Rustic Pathways Foundation raised $210,000 to support 11 regional development funds in nine countries! The Foundation is Rustic’s nonprofit arm that…
As Rustic Pathways students embark on another transformative summer, the Rustic Pathways Foundation is pleased to share some exciting news about our funding strategy and—drumroll please—the projects we’ve prioritized with our community partners for 2017 …
Over the next 10 weeks, more than 400 seasonal staff members will help students navigate airports, customs, and new experiences across 19 different countries and 100+ Rustic Pathways programs. This year’s program leaders are the most experienced we’ve ever employed…
It’s OK if there’s something you don’t know as you prepare for your Rustic Pathways trip, or even if you’re nervous about traveling abroad. Everyone is thinking about something, and probably the same things you are. We asked members of the Rustic Squad, a group of dedicated Rustic alums, what they wished they had known before…