Developing Your Custom Program
Want to Customize a Faculty-led or Virtual Exchange Program?
We thrive on innovation and collaboration with our partners and global clients. Our friendly, experienced, in-country Program Designers will assist you every step of the way to develop your unique Transformative Learning Journey in Africa.
1. Get to know us
We would love to set up a call to meet you, discuss your requirements and tell you more about our approach to transformative learning.
Complete our Request for Proposal form, share your ideas, learning objectives and logistical needs.
3. Review your proposal
After receiving your customized draft proposal within 2-3 weeks, we will collaborate and tweak every detail until it meets your exact requirements.
4. Accept your proposal
Once you are 100% happy with your program, we would traditionally require a minimum of 10% deposit to secure your booking. This is refundable up to 90 days before your program starts (minus any booking cancellation fees). During this COVID-19 impacted season, our payment terms are highly flexible so please discuss this with your Program Designer.
5. Promote your program
If required, we can support your efforts by providing you with promotional material, presentations, or arrange a virtual Q&A session to help with student recruitment.
6. Pre-program check-ins | 3 months out
Your dedicated Program Designer will arrange a call to talk through:
- Your program itinerary to clarify details, expectations and answer any questions
- Health & Safety policies and procedures
- Program resources – orientation details, reflections practices, student questionnaires, and reintegration support
7. Final confirmations | 2 months out
Participant numbers, logistical information, and final payment are due 60 days prior to your program start date.
8. Pre-program preparation | 1 month out
We can arrange a virtual info session to best prepare students for their in-country journey to Sub-Saharan Africa. We’ll share our Student Info Pack, which includes vital pre-program information. Students need to complete and accept our Participant Information & Agreement Form.
9. Final countdown | 2 weeks out
You’ll receive the final program itinerary and necessary arrival/sign-up information.
10. Virtual & in-country program support
You’ll be welcomed and supported by your dedicated Program Facilitator for the duration of your program.
We’ll share the student transformation results with you and discuss program feedback. Students can also sign-up and receive our reintegration support content.