Future Of Philanthropy Forum Trip

The Future of Philanthropy Forum

PHILANTHROPISTS’ AND GLOBAL STAKEHOLDERS’ CONVENING AT THE CROSSROADS OF A CHANGING WORLD IN THE MAASAI MARA, KENYA

HOSTED BY TERRY MAZANY, CAREN YANIS AND CRAIG KIELBURGER

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JAMBO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

KENYA ITINERARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

TRIP DETAI LS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

BOGANI COTTAGES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

BOGANI TENTED CAMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

SPECIAL EXTENSIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

OUR SIGNATURE SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

HEALTH & SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

JOIN US. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

The accelerating rate of change at a massive scale experienced by societies around the globe and by ecosystems essential to life on our planet increasingly challenge philanthropy to bring about conditions that benefit humanity and increase resilience and sustainability of life. The Future of Philanthropy Forum will convene global stakeholders and philanthropists to share experiences and engage in developing a new role for philanthropy in our changing world. Join other philanthropic leaders and their families as we gather in the beautiful and inspiring setting of Bogani—located in the Maasai Mara of Kenya—to experience, explore and thought-partner with peers to contribute new models for philanthropy and leadership as we work to meet the urgency of the world’s demands for innovation and collective contribution to a better future. The Future of Philanthropy Forum invites you as stakeholder and your guests to share your expertise, to become immersed in a new community, to contribute to a white paper on new strategies for the future of philanthropy, and to make a commitment – as a philanthropist and a family – to a new leadership role in addressing issues of sustainability and inclusive growth and preparing the next generation to face these challenges. JAMBO! T R I P D A T E S : D E C 2 7 , 2 0 1 7 – J A N 3 , 2 0 1 8

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P R E -T R I P R E AD I NG In preparation for your participation in The Future of Philanthropy Forum, the following pre-reads are suggested: • OECD’s Global Competencies for an Inclusive World • Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus • The Resilience Dividend by Judith Rodin • The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie • The End of Poverty by Jeff Sacks • The Idealist by Nina Munk • Free The Children by Craig Kielburger • TED talk “The Danger of a Single Story” by Chimamanda Adichie • Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen • Kenya Primer: Country Context and History of WE’s Development Partnerships D AY 1 : DEPART FROM NORTH AMER I CA D AY 2 : EARLY MORN I NG ARR I VAL I N NA I ROB I Collect your luggage and proceed through customs, where you will be welcomed by your in-country facilitator in the arrivals hall, just beyond customs and the luggage pick-up gate. Enjoy a comfortable ride to your boutique hotel with your WE facilitator and driver. CHECK- I N AT HEMI NGWAYS Located at the foot of the Ngong Hills in the historic suburb Karen, Hemingways is a beautiful boutique hotel.

DAY 3 : E DUCAT I ON AM: FLY FROM NA I ROB I TO THE MAASA I MARA From Wilson Airport in Nairobi, take a short flight that will descend into the Great Rift Valley. Once you descend into the Maasai Mara, watch for circular shapes that characterize Maasai bomas, and look for herds of local wildlife and cattle. AFTERNOON : ARR I VE AT BOGAN I COTTAGES AND TENTED CAMP Settle into your new lodgings at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. The bespoke cottages and tents are a serene place to relax and reflect and think big thoughts. Each accommodation is complete with hot and cold running water, flush toilets, comfortable beds and is furnished with unique African fabrics and art. Following lunch, participate in a Discovery Walk along Bogani’s winding paths under yellow acacia groves to become acquainted with the camp, learning some Swahili along the way. Enjoy lunch on the veranda overlooking the savannah. I NTRODUCT I ON TO WE V I LLAGES Learn about WE Villages model of development, an asset-based approach that uses collective action to create sustainable change in communities. WE Villages focuses on five Pillars of Impact to break the cycle of poverty and achieve long-term community development: Education, Water, Health, Food and Opportunity. AFTERNOON : I NTRODUCT I ON AND OR I ENTAT I ON

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V I S I T ENELERA I PR IMARY SCHOOL Experience education in Enelerai, observing the transition from old school buildings to new infrastructure, built in partnership with the community. Hear a story of Kenyan educational policy implications and what has been achieved through the successful investment of primary education in this community. D I NNER WI TH TR I P HOSTS , TERRY MAZANY, CAREN YAN I S AND CRA I G K I ELBURGER Enjoy your first dinner at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp and learn more about WE’s origin story. Relax into the atmosphere of the Mara with engaging stories on our covered dining platform and a healthy meal featuring some Kenyan flavors and Western favorites, served family style. Receive an overview of the trip vision and goals by your hosts, and have a restful evening at Bogani. ESSENT I AL QUEST I ON : What is the future of global philanthropy in a post diplomatic world with massive population shifts, environmental changes and globalized digital access?

EVEN I NG : REST AND RELAX AT BOGAN I

D AY 4 : WAT E R AM: COMMUN I TY WATER WALK

Join the mamas at Emori Joi for a special walk through the community. Learn more about how the Kipsigis organize their homes and lives. Fetch water with the mamas, a task the women perform daily.

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. Details of specific trip inclusions/exclusions are listed after the itinerary with costing. Accommodation in Nairobi may change subject to availability.

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PM: COMMUN I TY WELCOME Meet some of the community members that will be hosting your experience. Learn the importance of greetings and exchange introductions with the members of the Maasai and Kipsigi communities. Learn some Swahili early so you may meet multiple community members during your stay. D I NNER AND D I SCUSS I ON : HUMAN DEVELOPMENT I N A 21ST CENTURY GLOBAL CONTEXT : Explore existing models of development and their limitations. Learn about the development of the 5 pillar model, asset-based approaches and community partnership. sustainable, asset based, and empowerment focused? How do we support development in areas of stressed physical environments? How do we responsibly support food and water projects during a drought? How has the community and visitor engagement experienced today come to be? What works and doesn’t work regarding community and visitor interactions? D AY 5 : AM: YOGA OR WALK/RUN WI TH THE WARR I ORS AM: SCHOOL -BU I LD I NG Roll up your sleeves and grab some tools to work alongside Maasai and Kipsigi community members as you help to build a new school. ESSENT I AL QUEST I ONS : What does it mean to run programs that are truly

PM: V I S I T BARAK A MED I CAL CL I N I C AND MED I C I NAL GARDEN Visit one of WE’s newest projects, the Baraka Health Centre. The Medical Clinic serves over 30,000 community members, promoting healthy living and providing preventative, curative and rehabilitative services to the most vulnerable segments of the Kenyan population. This shamba supplements the food program in WE Village schools, as well as helps to decrease malnutrition in the communities by providing supplements to both pregnant mothers and their children. AFTERNOON TEA AT K I SARUN I : MEET THE G I RLS AT K I SARUN I SECONDARY SCHOOL Go on a guided tour of WE’s first all-girls secondary school and meet the girls who are completing high school education. Kisaruni focuses on community, and provides empowering curriculum that provides girls with the skills and opportunities to excel. Kisaruni strives to build on cultural values, promote leadership, value diversity, and encourage active learning. PRE -D I NNER : BUSH BAR WI TH MASSA I WARR I ORS D I NNER D I SCUSS I ON : PH I LANTHROPY FOR THE FUTURE D I SCUSS I ON OBJECT I VES : Revisit a brief history of philanthropy in a global development field, highlighting the elements of success and failure. Explore current geo-political climate and context and subsequent new perspectives on the role of philanthropy.

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ESSENT I AL QUEST I ONS : In times of great political, economic, or social change, should/is philanthropy reassessing their strategies and approaches, considering new opportunities for impact while remaining true to their beliefs?

ESSENT I AL QUEST I ONS : How do we support development in areas of stressed physical environments? How do we responsibly support food and water projects during a drought? What are currently the most promising efforts to affect climate change, the loss of biodiversity, land degradation and water scarcity, and how can philanthropy expedite progress and reinforce urgency? What is the role of philanthropy?

SPEC I AL EVEN I NG ENTERTA I NMENT

D AY 6 : F O O D AM: V I S I T OLELESHWA FARM

SPEC I AL EVEN I NG ENTERTA I NMENT

D AY 7 : OPPORTUN I TY AM: YOGA OR WALK/RUN WI TH THE WARR I ORS

Oleleshwa Farm includes 200 acres of land and 12 greenhouses, and produces 15,000 meals daily. The farm also provides agricultural training to community leaders and students so that crop yield can improve in communities beyond Oleleshwa. Visit the farm and help harvest the produce to prepare the remaining meals for your trip. PM FORUM: K I SARUN I GRADUAT I ON Witness the high school graduation of a group of young women who would not otherwise be afforded this opportunity if not for the generosity and vision of philanthropists around the world and a productive relationship with the Kenyan Government. D I SCUSS I ON OBJECT I VES : Discuss the state of the environment and food security and the role of communities, philanthropy and government in curbing irreversible impacts and creating economic opportunity.

AM: ECONOMI C OPPORTUN I TY

Wood Carving and Beading at Emori Joi: Spend the morning beading with the mamas at the Women’s Empowerment Center where women craft and receive training on health, education and financial literacy. Learn more about the artisans and how partnerships in North America have enabled the sustainability of their trade and a fair income for their families. Visit Set Kabor Men’s Group in Emori Joi to learn about one of the largest local businesses: rungu-making. LUNCH WI TH THE MAMAS Share a meal, and participate in a discussion with the mamas about changes taking place regarding gender and culture in the community. Converse about how clean

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D AY 8 : SAY KWAHER I TO THE COMMUN I TY ; DEPART FROM BOGAN I FOR NA I ROB I Take a short flight back to Wilson airport in Nairobi. V I S I T TO DAV I D SHELDR I CK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE The David Sheldrick Elephant orphanage offers a safe haven for baby elephants that have lost their mothers. Get an upclose look at the babies and learn from their keepers how with love and care, these elephants are able to return to Kenya’s National Parks. CHECK- I N AT HEMI NGWAY ’ S FOR A DAY ROOM GROUP REFLECT I ON : On the last day of the trip, families will join together to share and celebrate the most memorable moments of the experience. Additionally, we’ll look ahead with youth participants to: Identify next steps and follow up support needed to complete their action plans. Discuss the continual journey of being young leaders for the future of global development.

water access has enabled progress for themselves, their daughters and their communities. PM: MED I C I NE WALK AND MAASA I WARR I OR TRA I N I NG Enjoy a leisurely hike as you learn about medicinal herbs from a local Maasai warrior. Gather as a community of participants with Massai Warriors to train in the art of Maasai weaponry as you enjoy a cup of chai or a glass of wine on the hillside. D I NNER : ENJOY NYAMA CHOMA D I NNER – KENYA’ S BARBECUE D I NNER AND D I SCUSS I ON : What Role Will We Play? Participants will have time to reflect with their families, including an opportunity for youth to publicly share their plans of action with adult participants. D I SCUSS I ON OBJECT I VES : Participants will have reflection time on their experience as philanthropists and families. Adult participants will hear from their youth on their plans of action upon their return home. Adult participants will leave with a new or re-affirmed vision for what role they will play as leaders, families and citizens at a local and global level. Participants’ conversations will support a white paper of thoughts, suggestions and new commitments that will serve as the foundation for continued conversation among participants and with paticipants’ networks upon return home.

D I NNER AT HEMI NGWAYS

DR I VE TO JOMO KENYATTA I NTERNAT I ONAL A I RPORT AND DEPART FOR NORTH AMER I CA (unless extensions planned, then ME To WE will facilitate transportation to safari or other camps)

ESSENT I AL QUEST I ON : What role will we play?

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THE FUTURE OF PHILANTHROPY YOUTH ITINERARY DECEMBER 27, 2017 – JANUARY 3, 2018

PRE -TR I P WORK Youth participants in the Future of Philanthropy Forum will be sent a pre-trip package via mail, which will include: pre-read materials, suggested media content to review and prompts to write a pre and post trip reflection on their experience. DAY 2 : WELCOME Youth Leadership Welcome Topic: This conversation will provide youth with an overview of the trip agenda and goals. Objective: Youth will become familiar with the trip purpose and activities planned for them and discuss how to make the most of their experience. Youth will feel more prepared and confident to confront any challenges they may face during the trip experience. DAY 3 : EDUCAT I ON Youth Reflection - Taking Risks Topic: This conversation will center on the participants’ first impressions of Kenya, as well as their hopes and fears surrounding the trip. Youth will discuss the challenge and importance of stepping outside of their comfort zones, and share ideas on ways to get the most out of their experience over the following week. Objective: This first group reflection will introduce youth to the process of reflecting on the day’s events and their personal feelings, which will be common throughout the week. It will also provide an opportunity for participants to journal and converse with their peers. Topic: After being fully immersed into the Maasai culture for the past two days, this evening reflection will focus on gaining a better understanding of the similarities and differences of everyday life between cultures and people around the world. Youth will reflect on what they saw and discuss the specific opportunities that are provided – or opportunities that are absent – for people born in differing circumstances. Objective: Youth to begin to understand the scope and impact of global development challenges that pose threats to families around the world and discuss if they have a role or responsibility to address these challenges. DAY 4 : WATER Youth Reflection - Vision

DAY 5 : HEALTH Youth Reflection - Communication

Topic: Participants will reflect on ways to frame communication about their Kenya experience with their peers and community when they arrive back home. Throughout this discussion, participants will practice communication techniques to use while sharing stories about the moments that impacted them most and when speaking about the global issues that impassion them. Objective: The aim is for youth to learn to communicate their ideas in a way that is both empowering to the communities they’ve engaged with in Kenya and will most impact their audience at home. DAY 6 : FOOD Youth Reflection - Action Planning Topic: Having experienced several of the development pillars at this point, planning for the future has just begun! Participants will reflect on their experience and the global challenges that they have discussed throughout the week. They will select one issue that they’d like to address, and design a specific, achievable action plan for how they can personally help in working towards a solution. Participants will think about the resources they’ll need, the people in their network that they can involve, the research they’ll conduct, the challenges they may face, and the indicators of success for their idea. Objective: For youth participants to identify a social issue that they’re passionate about, develop a tangible plan of action post-trip, and to be able to communicate a summary of the objectives and steps in their plan. Participants will participate in dinner with the adults and have time to reflect with their families, including an opportunity for youth to publicly share their plans of action with adult participants. DAY 8 : ENV I RONMENT AND WI LDL I FE Youth Reflection - Celebration On the last day of the trip, families will join together to share and celebrate the most memorable moments of the experience. Additionally, trip facilitators will look ahead with youth participants to identify next steps and follow up support needed to complete their action plans, and discuss the continual journey of being leaders for the future of global development. DAY 7 : OPPORTUN I TY Youth Reflection - What Role Will We Play?

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TRIP DETAILS

I N C L U S I O N S ►► Professional facilitator ►► Ground transportation throughout the duration of the trip ►► Hotel accommodation in Nairobi (1 night) ►► Entrance fees to sights in Nairobi ►► Meals as indicated in Nairobi ►► Return airfare from Nairobi to the Maasai Mara ►► Accommodation at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp ►► All meals and drinks at Bogani, including purified water, sodas, beer and wine ►► All activities as outlined in the itinerary ►► Access to a day room on the final day of the trip ►► Flying Doctors Insurance (evacuation in-country) E X C L U S I O N S ►► International airfare to and from Nairobi ►► Kenya Entry Visa: This must be obtained prior to travel at a cost of $50 USD per person (cost subject to change) ►► Evening snack in Nairobi upon arrival ►► Travel insurance: out-of-country medical, trip cancellation & interruption insurance ►► Gratuities are not expected but appreciated, and are shared among all staff. We humbly suggest $5-10 per adult per day

*Please note that arrival and departure transfers are included in your trip cost. Pick-up time at the airport begins at 2:30 p.m. on your arrival day, to accommodate check-in at the hotel, which begins at 3:00 p.m. Should you decide to extend your stay by arriving earlier or departing later than the scheduled times of your ME to WE Immersive Volunteer Trip, airport pick-up and drop-offs can be arranged at an additional cost.

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A property designed with authentic African décor set in the heart of the Maasai Mara, Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp offers relaxing spaces to recharge and refresh after a day of volunteering.

BOGANI COTTAGES

360 BOGANI TOUR

After a full day of volunteering, head to your home-away-from-home. Cottages offer a variety of Mara-inspired spaces, including fireplaces, bedrooms, and gathering spaces for you and your family to recharge and refresh.

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► All accommodations offer modern conveniences including hot running water, power, and en suite washrooms. ► Enjoy family style meals prepared fresh daily by expert chefs on our al fresco dining platform. ► We have a 15-year record of travel safety for our guests.

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BOGANI TENTED CAMP Traditional safari tents offer a truly authentic experience, tempered with modern conveniences including hot water, electricity, and en suite washrooms. Enjoy authentic African decor, stone flooring and fully screened and paneled windows and doors. 360 BOGANI TOUR

$4450 USD per person

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SPECIAL EXTENSIONS

E X T E N S I O N # 1 : S A FA R I O N LY

E X T E N S I O N # 2 : S A FA R I & S A N D

Call or e-mail Janice Carere at janice.carere@we.org or 1.416.964.8942 x555 to learn more.

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SAFARI ONLY

FA I R MO N T MA R A S A FA R I C L U B The well-appointed resort is situated by the Mara River at the foot of the Aitong Hills in the Ol-Choro Oiroua Conservation Area bordering the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The exclusive tented safari camp features a veranda overlooking the hippo-filled river. Each tent is furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom and comfortable pillow-topped beds. During this exclusive experience, you’ll have your own private vehicles for the safari and enjoy drinks as you drive through the breathtaking savannah. In the evening, you’ll be treated to an authentic and private bush dinner, featuring specialty Kenyan cuisine.

I NCLUS I ONS ► 2 nights accommodation ► 2 game drives ► All meals ► Non-alcoholic drinks in safari vehicle ► Private “Bush Dinner” ► Conservation fees ► Transfers ► Exclusive safari vehicles EXCLUS I ONS ► All beverages ► Cultural visits ► Scenic flights ► Gratuities ► All other optional activities OPT I ONAL UPGRADES ► Scenic flights ► Hot air balloon safari ► Lengthen or shorten stay ► Private guide ► Alcoholic beverages

Includes transfer from Bogani. Excludes all beverages.

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If you’d like to extend/shorten your stay, please ask for more details.

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S P E C I A L E X T E N S I O N : S A F A R I & S A N D P A C K A G E

2 NIGHTS FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB & 3 NIGHTS TORIANA BEACH HOUSE

I NCLUS I ONS ► 2 nights accommodation at Fairmont and 3 nights at Toriana ► Airfare from Maasai Mara to Malindi ► Airfare from Malindi to Nairobi ► All meals, sodas and purified water at Toriana ► All meals only at Fairmont ► Activities such as daily yoga, dhow boat excursion, etc. EXCLUS I ONS ► Optional activities while at Fairmont and Toriana ► All alcoholic beverages ► Gratuities

DEPART BOGANI FOR THE FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB Relax as we transfer you to the Fairmont Mara Safari Club, an exclusive tented safari camp. Surrounded on three sides by the Mara River, and on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World—the Maasai Mara— Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury. With four poster, pillow-topped beds and a veranda overlooking the hippo and crocodile-filled river, each tent at Fairmont Mara Safari Club is superbly furnished with its own private, three-piece bathroom. The location provides a perfect base for visiting the Maasai Mara, one of the world’s richest wildlife reserves, and home to an astounding array of animals including zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, gazelles and of course the “Big Five”. EMBARK ON A SUNSET SAFAR I Hop onboard your four-wheel-drive Land Cruiser and embark on an evening game drive guided by your experienced driver naturalists. Drive through the Mara in search of giraffes, lions, elephants, hippos and buffalos! FA I RMONT MARA SAFAR I CLUB Your day is designed to be as exciting or relaxing as you wish. Set out again to explore the Mara Plains, viewing the natural habitat of various species on morning and evening game drives, or simply soak up the amenities offered at Fairmont Mara Safari Club.

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DEPART FOR KILIFI FROM THE MAASAI MARA Fly from an airstrip near Bogani and make your way to the beautiful Kenyan coast. CHECK I N TO TOR I ANA Graceful arches and authentic detailing welcome you home to Toriana after a short drive from the Vipingo Airstrip. Discover Swahili culture and history from the comfort of our coastal beach house. Sited on four waterfront acres near Kilifi, we encourage you to enjoy fresh meals served on vast terraces inspired by Swahili and Moroccan architecture— with views of the white sand and blue waters of Bofa Beach footsteps away. SUNSET STROLL Walk along the beach to take in the breeze and experience a sunset over the Indian Ocean.

BEACH- S I DE WELCOME Warm yourself by our beachside firepit under the stars as you enjoy a complimentary drink. RECHARGE OR D I SCOVERY DAY Continue to relax by the pool, explore the coastline and indulge in the serenity of Toriana. Or, if you are craving somemore action, take a look at some of our optional activities and discover all that coastal Kenya has to offer, from scuba diving to golfing nearby. RELAX AND RECHARGE As the local people say, “There’s no rush while you’re in paradise.” Reward yourself after a week of volunteering and spend the afternoon unwinding on a breezy lanai terrace or exploring the beach.

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YOGA BEATS Take some time to treat your body and mind with a private yoga class. Whether it’s early morning by the beach or on the rooftop patio at sunset, our instructor will lead you through a fun and casual session to invigorate your body! From beginner to advanced, all levels are welcome. DHOW BOAT EXCURS I ON The best way to experience Kenya’s beautiful coast is from the deck of a dhow boat. These traditional sailing vessels have been used for hundreds of years to transport goods up and down the coast. On your excursion they will grant you access to a unique view of the coast and the beautiful wildlife that surrounds you. FAREWELL D I NNER Spend your last night of the trip watching the sun set over the ocean.

DEPART TOR I ANA FOR WI LSON A I RPORT After enjoying a last breakfast at Toriana, head back to the airport. Fly to Nairobi over the Maasai Mara. D I NNER AT CARN I VORE Carnivore is a meat specialty restaurant often referred to as “a beast of a feast”. A variety of meat including ostrich, crocodile and camel, is roasted over charcoal and carved at your table. There are of course veggie options, and lighter fares available! DR I VE TO JOMO KENYATTA I NTERNAT I ONAL A I RPORT FOR YOUR FL I GHT HOME

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TORIANA OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS S I N K I N T O C OA S TA L C U LT U R E

Experience coastal Kenya’s rich history of diverse peoples, languages and customs. We welcome you to add any of these optional activities to personalize your stay at Toriana:

EXPLORE GED I RU I NS Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, explore the partially excavated ruins of once-vibrant Gedi, a vast trading city abandoned more than 200 years ago. D I VE THE REEF Explore the Indian Ocean’s underwater landscape— our water sports diving experts can create the perfect experience, from earning your certification to advanced diving adventures.

SNORKEL I N WATAMU MAR I NE RESERVE

A favourite destination of Ernest Hemingway, discover this special reserve and its ecosystem in a glass-bottom boat. GOLF AT V I P I NGO R I DGE Experience the acclaimed Baobab Golf Course, a short drive from Toriana. Sweeping views to the Indian Ocean in the east and the sunsets in the west make this a stunning experience.

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OUR SIGNATURE SERVICE

Whether you’re preparing for your trip or experiencing the real deal on the ground, we take care of all the details! Leave the planning to us—including flight arrangements, packing lists and information about vaccines and visas. While in country, we encourage you to focus on what’s really important: being in the moment. That’s why we ensure every detail is accounted for— from world-class accommodations and meals, to in-country transportation and excursions with your local guide.

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DON ’ T WORRY ABOUT THE DETA I LS , OUR TEAM I S ON CALL TO PROV I DE :

I NTERNAT I ONAL AND DOMEST I C FL I GHTS ON WORLD-CLASS A I RL I NES Our ME to WE Travel Team members are experts at buying the best flights and finding you the top sales on international airfare. Whether you want to fly first class, or snag the most cost-effective deal, our team can book your travel from door-to-door. TRAVEL I NSURANCE Whether it is medical, cancellation or lost baggage (or any combination of the above), we are able to create and purchase the plan that will give you and your family peace of mind. PASSPORT AND V I SA I NFORMAT I ON If you are unsure about what is needed to enter Kenya, we will walk you through any and all special requirements and make sure you have everything you need to begin your journey worry-free!

IMMUN I ZAT I ON I NFORMAT I ON At ME to WE, our participants’ health is our top priority. We always recommend visiting a travel doctor a minimum of six weeks before your departure date. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, we are happy to recommend a travel doctor that is familiar with ME to WE Trips. Once you arrive in Kenya, we take care of all your transportation, so you can sit back and enjoy the vast rolling plains of the Mara unfolding in front of you. Your experienced local guide will welcome you into the communities and be an invaluable resource for in-depth information about the places and people you visit. TRAVEL RECOMMENDAT I ONS From the Mara, you are at the perfect gateway to explore either safari or sand options—both of which we are more than happy to arrange for you. Whatever you choose, we are more than happy to arrange the next leg of your journey! ON-GROUND TRANSPORTAT I ON AND LOCAL GU I DE

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HEALTH & SAFETY Your safety is our top priority! We take care of all the details to ensure you stay safe and healthy throughout your trip including: ►► Flight, luggage and medical insurance ►► Airport arrival assistance ►► 24-hour security staff ►► Filtered water available at all times “ The water we will drink is f iltered. The food is prepared by their own kitchen, their own chef. We have these wonderful facilitators around us that are fountains of knowledge, but they also make sure that everything is seamless.

DONNA MACFARLANE ME to WE Immersive Volunteer Trip, 2013

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q : WHAT I S THE PURPOSE OF THE FUTURE OF PH I LANTHROPY FORUM? A: The Forum will convene global stakeholders and philanthropists to share experiences and engage in developing a new role for philanthropy in our changing world. This is an opportunity to share expertise and to construct new ideas for philanthropy in an environment where successful development is taking place. Additionally, stakeholders have the opportunity to bring guests. Q : MAY I BR I NG MY CH I LDREN? HOW OLD MUST THEY BE? A: Yes, we welcome children at Bogani to have this memorable experience as a family. Youth of all ages are welcome, and child care will be arranged at Bogani based on the age of the children. If 8 years old or older, youth will be facilitated to experience the Future of Philanthropy Forum in the Youth Leadership Track. Q : WHAT SHOULD I WEAR WH I LE I N THE MAASA I MARA? A: Dress will be casual for the majority of the time. There will be laundry service available during your trip, so there is no need to bring along more than the necessities. Kenyan nights can be cool (in the mid-50s °F / 10 °C), so bring a lightweight jacket and heavy wool sweater with you. We have found that 100% cotton clothes are the coolest and most comfortable. Q : CAN I BR I NG A LAPTOP, I POD, EXPENS I VE CAMERA ETC. ? A: We suggest traveling as lightly as possible to minimize the risk of damage to or loss of your possessions. For essential items, Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp provides a small safe in every tent and cottage. Q : ARE TO I LETR I ES PROV I DED AT BOGAN I COTTAGES AND TENTED CAMP? A: Yes, shampoo, conditioner and soap will be provided. Q : I S THERE F I LTERED WATER? A: We provide filtered water for our guests to drink. We bring jugs full of clean drinking water to our camps and then recycle them after each trip. We recommend bringing along a good water bottle that you can fill up as you head from our camp for your day trips to the community. Q : WHAT T IME ZONE I S KENYA I N? A: Kenya is on EAT (East African Time), and is 7 or 8 hours ahead of EST (Eastern Standard Time).

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Q : WI LL I HAVE ACCESS TO PHONE AND I NTERNET WH I LE I N KENYA ? A: Both phone and email communication is easily accessible in Nairobi. Cell phone service is intermittently available while you are staying at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. If you would like to have access to the Internet while staying in the Maasai Mara, we suggest getting in touch with your network provider to purchase a data plan. Q : HOW I S THE FOOD AND WATER AT BOGAN I COTTAGES AND TENTED CAMP? A: Filtered water is always available. Food is prepared fresh daily by our chefs and adheres to the highest safety standards. We are able to accommodate all dietary requirements at Bogani, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and food allergies. Q: WI LL THERE BE ELECTRICI TY WHI LE AT BOGANI AND WHAT IS THE VOLTAGE? A: Power at Bogani is generally available throughout the day from the local grid. At times, we rely on backup generator which would run between 6-11 p.m. only. During this time, you can charge your camera batteries and iPods. The voltage in Kenya is 240 V, and the electrical plugs are British-style with two flat blades and one flat grounding blade. Please make sure to bring a converter with you. We also provide a hair dryer (compatible with 240V) in each cottage and tent for your convenience. Q : I S THERE A MI N IMUM AGE FOR THE TR I P PART I C I PANTS GO I NG TO KENYA? A: No. We welcome guests of all ages! Whether young or old there is something for everyone. Parents of a young one? You’re in luck. Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp happily offers daycare service for your little one upon request. Q : CAN I BR I NG G I FTS FOR THE K I DS? A: We ask that you do not, as we work in solidarity with our partner communities. Put simply, your gift is your presence. We ask that our trip participants do not bring candy, toys or presents for community members, as we would like to promote fairness for all children. A portion of your trip cost goes to in-country communities to help support their basic needs. Q : I S TH I S TR I P CONS I DERED “VOLUNTOUR I SM” ? A: No. ME to WE is a social enterprise that facilitates meaningful travel experiences. The purpose of your experience is education and cultural immersion. You will have the opportunity to support the building of a school, if it is your desire, but your time at Bogani will be spent learning from and about the communities WE partners with. 30

For questions about trip extensions, please contact our Family Engagement team: Janice Carere - 416-964-8942 x 555 | janice.carere@we.org JOIN US!

$4450 USD per person

KENYA

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Photographs courtesy of Scott Ramsay and V. Tony Hauser

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