Somewhere in the world today, a traveller is moved by a young family living in poverty.  A connection is made and there’s a resolve to help.
At RoundTrip Foundation we lend a hand in turning that travel experience into real change in local communities. 


All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible in Australia
Going travelling soon? Read our new Responsible Travel page for important tips about how to give back from your travels
Thanks to our many individual supporters which include travellers from all over the world
Many thanks to our partner organisations whom we are proud to be associated:
Lonely Planet Fundraising Committee; Planet Wheeler Foundation; JDFA;;
Bennelong Foundation;; Hale School Foundation and Green Scribble
Huge thanks to students at Hale in Perth whose sausage sizzle raised over $1000 for RoundTrip – a fantastic effort!


At RoundTrip our philosophy is simple:

* We believe that travel can play a key role in fighting poverty. Your passport really is the key to change.

What does RoundTrip do?

* Through the generosity of travellers we assist local communities, help children in need, and fund local internships.

What makes RoundTrip different?

* We believe that all travellers – from backpackers to cruise boat junkies – can change the world.

* All of your donations go directly to our projects as we are run entirely by volunteers.


Get to know our projects in Southern Africa Africa map

* Click here to meet the interns we support in Zambia

* Click here to meet the kids we helped get an education in Namibia


  Get to know our projects in Sri Lanka  Sri-Lanka-Political-Map

 * Click here to learn about the orphans we work with in Sri Lanka

* Click here to read about  the families in need we assist in Sri Lanka

* Click here for information on the victims of abuse we help in Sri Lanka



Become a part of RoundTrip Foundation today, and you’ll leave a legacy of lasting change in impoverished communities.

Make a donation or travel overseas and volunteer through one of our partner organisations.

Learn how to get involved today.


What's New

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    Eastern Zambia on the Brink of Widespread Food Shortages

    Unfortunately, in mid-2016, the signs of widespread food shortages in eastern Zambia are starting to appear. As usual the reasons for hunger are complex and interlinked. Read More

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    Tikondane interns & 19 Steps out of Poverty

    In an exciting development in our Zambia program, the interns we support at Tikondane have taken on new responsibilities. They have begun to assume special duties for some of the departments in Tiko – a major step in readying them to take on future management roles. Read about the progress of this exciting program, and its importance in the future of Tikondane. Read More

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    RoundTrip’s New Project

    Late last year when RoundTrip was in Sri Lanka, working with our partners at the orphanage, we had the opportunity to visit Henehasa Girls Home. Henehasa is a sad place and the visit was deeply disturbing. The home has around 76 occupants between 13 and 17 years of age. The girls are in the home for ‘their own protection’. They are mostly the victims of rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence. Read More