What Is GET
Girls Empowered by Travel is a non-profit organization that provides safe opportunities for women to travel and gets involved in community work with like-minded youth in a welcoming and safe environment. GET strives to promote leadership among women and youth that will have a ripple effect on the reality of their families and their communities.
GET aims to empower women, especially from underprivileged communities, through purposeful travel that transforms their lives and their communities.
Our vision is a world with a strong bond of sisterhood among women, who travel together, learn from it and each other, support and elevate each other, transform their communities and communities they travel to, using skills and knowledge they acquired while traveling; enhancing economic independence of women by educating them how to run travel-related businesses, with a focus on sustainable travel.
- Provide OPPORTUNITIES for women and girls - especially underprivileged - to EXPERIENCE purposeful travel.
- EDUCATE - Create favorable environment for them to question and learn from those experiences; provide them with the necessary tools, something that they can rely on - knowledge, skills, attitudes.
- Create a NETWORK of women to connect/ support each other, to continue the multiplication effect going
- Improve women/ girls’ ECONOMIC situations by educating them on how to manage travel-related businesses, relevant to their areas, with a focus on sustainable travel and cultural homestays.