"Do your little bit of good where you are. It’s those little bits of good put together overwhelm the world."
Here at Travel Play live, we have a passion for change through the empowerment of women whereever they may be. We have partnered with organisations and charities in Australia & globally who work with disadvantaged communities to empower the next generation of women. Here you will learn more about these organisations, how we are making a difference and the issues facing these communities. Stories from the ground & the people working within these organisations.
Her stellar swimming career saw her reach world #1 in her freestyle events bringing home medals from Olympics, World Championships, and Commonwealth Games. Elka filled us in on her journey thus far.
‘Wild Women On Top’ CEO, Di Westaway, and Director, Lisa Marshall, established Coastrek in 2010. They wanted to help more women become fit and see the magical places they train in each week with their groups of Wild Women. Since then, they’ve seen incredibly successful events, each bigger and better than the last and raised nearly $13 million for The Fred Hollows Foundation.
Women and horses: we’ve been sharing adventures for centuries. The horse has been our co-worker, our friend, our companion. It’s hard to overstate the impact of the horse on our development, our lives both on the large scale and the small – a friend carrying us home, the warmth of a horse’s breath on our hands, a team-mate sharing the race to the finish line.
Little did Justine Curtis know when she made her journey to India she would discover the reward of selflessly giving to others. Now her business Inspired Adventures helps others discover that joy and since 2004 has helped raise $19.7 million for charities working all over the world.
Here at Travel Play Live we are very excited to have been invited to support Sibby Ilzhofer and Team Dare Devil’s three year global campaign in partnership with White Ribbon to raise money and awareness about violence against women through the vehicle of world class yacht racing.
What would you do if you were told that a 10-year-old little girl was about to be sold into child prostitution? This is what founder of SHE Rescue Home Leigh was faced with back in 2006 as she was having a final meal in Phnom Penh at the end of a fact-finding trip to Cambodia. Leigh was cut to the heart as a 12-year-old girl said to her: "My friend, my friend, she is 10 - two men tonight - mother, father sell. You come, you help, please..."
Imagine hearing music for the first time. What an amazing adventurous world would open up to you. The Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) holds interactive music performances for people with hearing impairment through their Rediscovering Music program. Isobel Griffin tells us more about Cochlear Ensembles and Rediscovering Music.
A toilet is something that most of us take for granted everyday. It is something that you perhaps appreciate more when you are out camping in the bush or on a big adventure and don't have access to one. But for some people it is an thing that can change their lives and health outcomes for ever.
On the 18th May 2015 Rose Weber and her team of 4 walkers - Sarah Whitmarsh, Cathy Williams, Jo Graham and 15 year old Samuel Lancaster will embark on a journey of a lifetime, as they tackle the Canning Stock Route from Wiluna to Halls Creek, a staggering distance of 1850 km’s. This is not just any journey, it is one of deep personal mission to raise awareness on suicide and break the stigma around mental illness.
Watch our founder Amy Heague's presentation on Human Trafficking & Cambodia at a recent local PechaKucha Presentation Evening. "Not only is each victim the one, but we likewise can be the one. The one called, the one listening, the one willing, the one sent to bring freedom and justice to innocent ones who are suffering. Being overwhelmed by the numbers is an indulgence the oppressed can ill afford."