Visit an A&K Philanthropy Partner Community
On your next Luxury Tailor Made Journey, discover how Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy partners with local communities to empower lasting change.
Revealing Moments that Last a Lifetime
We believe that travel holds the power to shape our worldview in unique ways. Many of our guests experience their journey’s most impactful moments during a visit to an Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy (AKP) partner community.
Available at numerous destinations, these opportunities afford a wealth of local interactions and insights you won’t experience any other way. Whether celebrating a newly opened maternity ward in a Zambian village or witnessing the impact of clean wells in rural Cambodia, these visits forge memories that last a lifetime.
Building on a Legacy of Partnership
Since its inception in 1982, AKP has been dedicated to giving back to the vibrant communities we’re so privileged to share with our guests, working to improve education, conservation, healthcare and community enterprise. Today, these partnerships span 35 projects in 18 countries and seven continents — a philanthropic commitment unequalled in the travel industry.
Explore a Host of Inspiring AKP Visits
Look for the leaf symbol on our itineraries to see how inspiring AKP moments like these can be woven into your journey.
Visit the rural village of Bwindi to see how the community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to grow a remote medical outpost into a thriving health care oasis serving 100,000 Ugandans. After a tour of the children’s ward and maternity wing, meet the local nursing school’s students and explore their learning lab, gaining insights into their training and inspiring personal goals.
Visit Nakatindi, a village bordering the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, to meet the women who own and operate the local bike shop co-op. Experience the shop at work as you learn how these inspiring entrepreneurs have partnered with A&K Philanthropy to repair and resell second-hand bicycles as a means to support their families and broaden the community’s mobility. Grab a bike and pedal on to see firsthand how the community is building a brighter future with A&K Philanthropy, touring the village market, clinic, school and brand-new maternity ward.
Cambodia Clean Water Project (Cambodia)
Stop in a rural village and meet with locals who’ve partnered with A&K Philanthropy to install bio-sand filtered wells as part of the Cambodia Clean Water Project. Hear firsthand how clean wells have reduced the incidence of deadly waterborne illness while benefiting agriculture and livestock.
Visit the Chiang Mai Mushroom House, where you learn how A&K Philanthropy has teamed up with a local safe home to construct a mushroom farm benefiting families in crisis.
Visit the Children of the Rainbow School, a vital resource for the region's least privileged children, in Peru's Sacred Valley. See how the community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to expand this kindergarten-through-sixth-grade elementary school’s outreach beyond education, growing it into an oasis of nutrition, medical care and hope. After a warm welcome from the children, tour the school’s cafeteria, kitchen, garden and classrooms, interacting with the children and gaining insights from A&K’s local Philanthropy Coordinator along the way.
Save the Florentine Monuments (Italy)
Go off the beaten path to the 13th-century Basilica of Santissima Annunziata, where you will look in on an ambitious restoration project sponsored by A&K Philanthropy. Accompanied by a member of the small, on-site team of art restorers, visit the Giambologna Chapel, one of the Basilica’s many side chapels. Observe firsthand how restorers bring out the original features of its Renaissance artworks, which might otherwise be lost forever.