Offer your students the chance to become Global Citizens, inspire their CVs with our Passport for Life programme, build Cross Cultural Partnerships with a local Malawian school or join a Village Youth Group as they strive to meet UN Global Goals.
Witness The Sustainable Development Goals in action with a student trip to Malawi. RSC offers a number of Global Development Workshops (GDWs) to university groups aiming to educate and engage on vital issues affecting the world today.
The Responsible Safari Co. (RSC) is a Social Enterprise Tour Operator in Malawi specialising in Sustainable, Educational, Philanthropic & Experiential Group Travel.
We specialise in educational programmes for students including Global Citizenship, International Development & Passport for Life programmes offering Students practical outside the classroom service learning experiences in real world developing environments.
In the summer of 2016, a group from 25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boys' Brigade travelled to Malawi to renovate classrooms in two local primary schools in the district of Mulanje. They travelled with RSC partner charity Classrooms for Malawi - a Scottish charity who rebuild and renovate classrooms in Malawi using local paid builders and volunteers from Scotland.
Raising money for your charity can be a family affair - as shown by an inspirational group of families who brought their children to Malawi to learn first-hand the challenges of rural communities and get involved in a special challenge of their own!
Every year Royal Holloway University, London brings a group of 30-40 students Malawi for a weeks study trip. Students interested in development processes can examine the role of international aid and NGOs, as well as community-based initiatives and state-led education, health and infrastructure programmes.
An eight-day learning trip to Malawi during university spring break. Each year University of North Carolina bring a group of 12 students to Malawi as the culmination of their spring semester social work course “NGOs and Social Development in Malawi.” Unlike traditional study abroad programs which primarily focus on cultural immersion, this class requires undergrad and graduate students from a mix of disciplines -social work, public health, exercise science and business administration - to put their knowledge of international social work practices to use in an unfamiliar culture.
In 2013 and 2015 St Margaret’s Academy came to Malawi and worked with a youth group on the shores of Lake Malawi. Each year they have worked side by side with the community to create educational facilities to assist the village in providing accessible education to young people in the area. St Margaret’s are committed to working in Malawi and are returning in 2017 with 40 students to work on the next initiative.
Kingussie High School have travelled to Malawi for the past 5 years and linked with Muloza Community Day School in the Mulanje District of Malawi. With a standard group of around 20 pupils and 3 staff Kingussie spend 2/3 weeks in Malawi every few years to work with their linked school on education projects, sports and workshops with the students. They always find time to head out on safari and hit the shores of Lake Malawi for some much deserved rest and relaxation!
Linking with Microloan Foundation USA (MLF) this trip brought a group of students to Malawi to learn more about micro-finance and the effects small loans can offer women living in poverty. Students learnt how microfinance works “on-the-ground,” and had the opportunity to collaborate with MLF on a variety of projects.
In addition to our Educational & Challenge programmes, we also provide personalised services for Holidays, Scouts & Boy's Brigades, Film location services, Corporate team building expeditions and various open Scheduled Departures.
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Osborne Phiri, a guide with RSC, has travelled throughout the whole country but this year he had the chance to experience a really unique trip, assisting the media team on the biggest elephant relocation project in the world!
The spirits of Sapitwa...Spirits in the dark, finding our way...It was all part of the adventure!
Catch a glimpse of what RSC have been up to this high season. Our manager, Elizabeth, writes about her highlights...