Our Projects

Planeterra's range of projects throughout the world encompasses health programs, micro-enterprise development, social programs, education initiatives, environmental conservation, and community infrastructure improvements.  All projects have the central goal of achieving sustainable solutions to local development issues.

Maasai Clean Cookstoves

Maasai Clean Cookstoves ›

Monduli, Tanzania

The Maasai Clean Cookstoves Project designs and installs clean and efficient wood-burning stoves in people's homes across the Serengeti, lowering the health implications caused by indoor air pollution. Women are... Read More ›

Morocco Womens Lunch

Morocco Womens Lunch ›

Meknes, Morocco

Planeterra and G Adventures are working with our grassroots partner to offer a traditional Moroccan lunch and Arabic lessons to our travellers. These lunches and lessons are helping to support... Read More ›

Turkey Community Park & Cooperative

Turkey Community Park & Cooperative ›

Guneysinir, Turkey

Planeterra is working with the municipality of Guneysinir and its residents on the development of the first park of its kind in the country. A 10,000 square metre space, it... Read More ›

Moshi Mobile Mamas

Moshi Mobile Mamas ›

Moshi, Tanzania

Tanzania is a patriarchal society where only 5% of girls finish secondary school. Planeterra and G Adventures are working with our grassroots partner to open a cooperative where women can... Read More ›

Luxor Community Education Center

Luxor Community Education Center ›

El Tod, Egypt

Planeterra is supporting long-lasting sustainable, community education on the periphery of one of Egypt’s top tourism destinations. Your donation will support the establishment of a new community library and youth programs... Read More ›

Hope Africa Children's Day School

Hope Africa Children's Day School ›

Shalati Village, Mnisi, South Africa

The Hope Africa Children's Day School aims to provide children under 5 with an education while their parents, many who are rangers and lodge staff around Kruger National Park, work... Read More ›

Habitat Preservation in Antarctica

Habitat Preservation in Antarctica ›

South Georgia, Antarctica

South Georgia is one of the most important seabird sanctuaries in the world, and many species are now threatened by the presence of invasive Norway or Brown rats. This program... Read More ›

Ocean's Health Fund

Ocean's Health Fund ›

North Pacific Gyre

The North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California is home to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the largest ecosystem and ocean garage site in the world. Planeterra is assisting... Read More ›

New Delhi Streetkids Project

New Delhi Streetkids Project ›

New Delhi, India

India has one of the highest volume of streetchildren in the world. Planeterra and G Adventures have incubated a revenue generating program with an outreach program supporting youth to get... Read More ›

New Hope Cambodia Vocational Training Restaurant

New Hope Cambodia Vocational Training Restaurant ›

Siem Reap, Cambodia

New Hope is a community outreach centre that provides free vocational training to young adults in order to prepare them for careers in the tourism industry. Read More ›

Oodles of Noodles Tour

Oodles of Noodles Tour ›

Hoi An, Vietnam

Working with our ground-partners to provide training for street youth from across Vietnam, you are helping to empower youth to receive culinary training and job placements in the hospitality and... Read More ›

Bal Prakash Learning Center

Bal Prakash Learning Center ›

Ajmer, India

Bal Prakash is a program that helps at-risk children in the midst of the Thar Desert (Ajmer, India) regain their skills in community agricultural practices and food security. This centre... Read More ›

Sisterhood of Survivors

Sisterhood of Survivors ›

Kathmandu, Nepal

Nepal is an epicentre for human trafficking with as many as 7000 women and girls trafficked out of Nepal into India each year, and around 200,000 currently in forced working... Read More ›

Women on Wheels

Women on Wheels ›

New Delhi, India

Help invest in women empowerment and self-sufficiency in India. Working to support technical training for women to become commercialized chauffeurs for other single women, Planeterra is supporting the purchase of... Read More ›

Nepal Earthquake Relief

Nepal Earthquake Relief ›

Kathmandu, Nepal

In April 2015, a devastating earthquake hit the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. G Adventures and Planeterra raised over $214,000 in relief aid, and continue to be part of the ongoing... Read More ›

Lifestart Lantern Tour

Lifestart Lantern Tour ›

Hoi An, Vietnam

Planeterra plans to support long-lasting sustainable, community rehabilitation and vocational training by including the Lifestart Lantern program into G Adventures' itineraries. The cost of the tour helps Lifestart offset some... Read More ›

Mayan Community Homestay Project

Mayan Community Homestay Project  ›

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

We worked in Lake Atitlan with a small community tourism association on their homestay program. Tourism brings visitors to the community's art and handicraft workshops, medicinal herb gardens, to do... Read More ›

Nicaragua Community Tourism Project

Nicaragua Community Tourism Project  ›

Ometepe, Nicaragua

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Nicaragua. On Ometepe Island we worked with a... Read More ›

Costa Rica Cooperative Coffee Tour

Costa Rica Cooperative Coffee Tour  ›

Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Costa Rica. In San Miguel de Sarapiqui we... Read More ›

Sacred Valley Community Restaurant

Sacred Valley Community Restaurant  ›

Sacred Valley, Peru

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Peru. In the Sacred Valley we developed a... Read More ›

Lares Valley Community Campsite

Lares Valley Community Campsite  ›

Lares Valley, Peru

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Peru. In the Lares Valley we developed a... Read More ›

Galapagos Community Tourism

Galapagos Community Tourism  ›

Floreana Island, Galapagos

We are kickstarting a community-based tourism enterprise on Floreana with local partner, Waponi, to ensure the residents of the island have control over the experiences and can better preserve their... Read More ›

Peru Women's Weaving Co-op

Peru Women's Weaving Co-op  ›

Sacred Valley, Peru

Despite close vicinity to Cuzco and Machu Picchu, very few communities from the surrounding countryside benefit from tourism. Your support will help improve lives in this community of women weavers... Read More ›

Cuzco Kids Project

Cuzco Kids Project  ›

Cuzco, Peru

Once considered the heart of the Inca Empire, Cuzco is now a tourism Mecca where you will see children either working or begging on the streets. We purchased a permanent... Read More ›

Sacred Valley Community Restaurant

Sacred Valley Community Restaurant  ›

Sacred Valley, Peru

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Peru. In the Sacred Valley we developed a... Read More ›

Lares Valley Community Campsite

Lares Valley Community Campsite  ›

Lares Valley, Peru

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Peru. In the Lares Valley we developed a... Read More ›

Nicaragua Community Tourism Project

Nicaragua Community Tourism Project  ›

Ometepe, Nicaragua

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Nicaragua. On Ometepe Island we worked with a... Read More ›

Mayan Community Homestay Project

Mayan Community Homestay Project  ›

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

We worked in Lake Atitlan with a small community tourism association on their homestay program. Tourism brings visitors to the community's art and handicraft workshops, medicinal herb gardens, to do... Read More ›

Costa Rica Cooperative Coffee Tour

Costa Rica Cooperative Coffee Tour  ›

Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

Planeterra worked with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank on a suite of projects in four countries including Costa Rica. In San Miguel de Sarapiqui we... Read More ›