World Challenge is a fantastic company that provides student led expeditions and provides them with the opportunity to experience travelling, community engagement, and gain life changing skills in a multitude of destinations. The expedition is split into different stages; Acclimatisation phase, Challenge phase, Project phase, Rest and Relaxation phase, Cultural or Exploration phase, Travel and Rest time. World Challenge work in five key global action areas, ‘Education, Sustainable livelihoods, Conservation, Water, Health and Sanitation and Welfare and Housing.
World Challenge has been running in school since 2012 and students’ have travelled to various destinations to take part in expeditions. These include Thailand, Laos, Ecuador, Malaysia and Ghana.
Students take considerable responsibility for raising the funds to pay for the trip, the more organised and committed they are, the better experience they have.