Ethical Cost Breakdown

Our Expedition Philosophy...
High Quality Experience For You
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Long Term Support For Fijian Youth
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Life Changing Impact For Fijian Youth & You
How is Your Project Fee Allocated?
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35%
Volunteer Related Costs

Transport – including airport or resort pick up, Project food & accommodation, Weekend activities including boat trips, truck transportation and any associated local fees or village contributions, Beach resorts for in-country Briefing & De-brief/ R&R, Nadi Beachside final evening. All In-country transport by bus or boat, Training materials, briefings and workshops, Project expenses (e.g village fuel, kerosine, sevu sevu), Your TP t-shirt and Sulu

33%
Charity & Sustainability

Resources for delivery of your project and follow up provision and donations to youth groups including educational resources, sports equipment and advocacy information, Training, leadership and skills development programmes for youths,  All costs to fund Fijian Ambassador Programmes, Funding Courses for local people – OSEP, Public Health, WHO, WASH Surveys, First Aid Courses, Mental Health Training, Funded internships for Fijian Students, Enterprise Scholarships, International Mobility Scholarships, Work Training for unemployed youths, Building Materials and all associated costs for community and health development projects.

17%
Project Operations, Support & logistics

24 hour safety, support and management, Expedition Leaders providing daily support & Project Managers overseeing project, Regulatory permits and Authority memberships (e.g FTRB), Fiji Communication, Fiji office running costs including print, post & stationary, Expedition kit, equipment and first aid, Government bonds and local permits, Transport and resources for sports outreaches, Expedition kit, equipment and first aid, Company liability insurance, Staff recruitment & Training, Financial security and International bank fees.

5%
Project Planning & Evaluation

Project site visits, Post project evaluation, Government Partner liaison, training and workshops, NGO partner training, Community preparation, Risk assessments, Compliance, Project reporting, Administration for running local Fiji volunteer scheme, Staff training, Systems Development.

7%
UK Volunteer Support

UK HQ, Project Co-ordinator Staffing, Equipment, Print, Postage, Office resources, Computers, University partner Liaison, IT, data base management, Software Systems, Phone management.

1%
Re-investment

Research & New initiatives, Partnership building, local community and staff upskilling.

2%
Promotion

Advertising and online marketing, social media, University presentations and preparation talks

Our Commitments To You & Fiji's Youth
Long Term Investment into Fiji's Youth & Sustainable Volunteering
Our Commitment to You

We keep our prices as low as possible whilst ensuring our team expeditions operate to exceptionally high standards, providing a safe, fully supported and structured experience. Every expedition is led by Think Pacific expedition leaders who live with and guide our volunteer teams from start to finish.  Every expedition is planned, directed and delivered with passion and immense attention to detail.  You are under the care of Think Pacific throughout and we take this responsibility seriously. Fiji is all we know and love and our experience of these remarkable islands is second to none.  We are the largest volunteer organisation in the region with over a decade experience guiding thousands of young people.

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Our Commitment to Fiji’s Youth

Crucial to our projects and wider mission, is that your  fee funds the year-round work of our registered Fijian charity, Think Pacific Foundation (FJ989).  Our charity focuses upon capacity building and advancing knowledge, opportunity and advice within rural communities. We prioritise training of local people, which leads to sustainable outcomes of the Fiji National Development Plan.  This includes providing training, funding internships, supporting local empowerment and job creation for Fijian youths.  We have a team of Fijian Project Co-Ordinators and Youth Development Officers providing year-round programmes, evaluations and implementation for rural communities alongside our NGO and government partners, furthering advocacy surrounding messages of public health, mental health, sports development and enterprise at community level.  We believe that the most effective change can only be achieved by investing in the skills, knowledge and personal development of local people, especially youths, so they may contribute effectively to local decision making processes and lead change in their communities

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