Ethical Cost Breakdown

Our Expedition Philosophy...
High Quality Experience For You
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Long Term Support For Fijian Children
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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), Leleuvia Castaway Island Briefing (2 month team), Additional days R&R (2 month team), 24 hour emergency support, Think Pacific sulu & t-shirt.

30%
Charity & Sustainability

School, kindi and sports resources for volunteer project schools, School resources for 20,000 + children annually across rural areas (pencils, exercise books, teaching resources, sports donations) including those schools impacted by TC Winston, Community building achievement (planning, design, assessment, materials, transport, staff), Teacher training (ECE and ‘Educate the Educators’), Funding ECE provision for over 1,000 children annually, Running sports camps, tournaments, school participation costs, Implementing UNICEF Just Play Programme, Conducting WASH Surveys in rural areas (Water Sanitation & Hygiene) , Health advocacy, workshops and resources (medical provision to outer island clinics, ECG machines, health materials for schools), Ongoing Cyclone Relief (Food, clothing, distributing donations), Charity Reporting, assessment and audit , Providing local scholarships and Grants.

17%
Project Operations, Support & logistics

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, International bank fees.

8%
Project Planning & Evaluation

Project site visits, Government Partner liaison and workshops, Community preparation, Risk assessments, Project reporting, NEC volunteer scheme and interns, Staff training, Systems Development.

7%
UK Volunteer Support

Staffing, Equipment, Print, Postage, Office resources, Computers, 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, School outreach, University liaison for 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.

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Our Commitment to Fiji’s Youth

Importantly, your project fee (alongside our own fundraising and donations from UK universities) is used to support the long term charity aims of our foundation year round. This includes the purchase of vital resources, books, teaching materials and sports kit for thousands of rural children across the Fiji islands. We fund large scale building projects each year including installing fresh water and creating school classrooms as well as supporting remote hospitals and clinics with supplies. Our trained Fijian and UK staff deliver youth outreach projects, rural kindergarten projects, health awareness, drug awareness and sexual health initiatives, we deliver sports camps and sports development programmes with the Fijian Government and UNICEF Pacific and we fund scholarships and training courses for young Fijians including our own apprenticeship programme. Non of these initiatives would  be possible without the funding raised by our volunteers to join their expedition. When you join a project, you will support one community by engaging in education and sports volunteering, but you will also be funding initiatives for hundreds more children in the remotest and poorest areas.

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