The Remote Year Impact

It’s not just about seeing the world — it’s about making the world better together. We understand the power travel has in making positive change, and we are driven by a vision of a prosperous future for our planet and its people. We believe that all human beings should enjoy fulfilling lives and seek to ensure that our economic, social, and technological progress occurs in harmony with nature. As part of creating compassionate communities, we are committed to giving back to the places we visit and the local communities we encounter. We do this each month by facilitating participation in local initiatives and partnerships tailored to the unique needs of each destination.

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Since 2014

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Global positive impact projects in over 40 countries

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Hours volunteered in the local communities we visit

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Raised in funds for countless organizations around the world

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Some of our Local Impact Experiences

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Global Accelerator Program for Black and Minority Entrepreneurs

Remote Year and Venture Noire partner for a 3 year program

Together our dynamic teams will lead In the Black, a first-of-its-kind 8-week program aimed to support Black and minority entrepreneurs in the travel and hospitality industries. The first cohort will bring 15-20 US-based startup founders to South Africa later this year where they will meet up with local South African entrepreneurs in Cape Town and Johannesburg for a truly international collaboration. Participants will be afforded the opportunity to immerse themselves in a diverse community while receiving the proper tools, weekly training and hands-on mentorship to propel their businesses forward. 

Applications for the program are now open and will close in May. 

Visit our blog for more information on this exciting new program! 

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