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BIDC - Voluntourism - Development or Delusion? from Gavin Bate

BIDC - Voluntourism - Development or Delusion? from Gavin Bate

Gavin Bate - founder of Moving Mountains Trust (10:50 am - 11:35 am)
'Voluntourism - Development or Delusion? A short story of the pros and cons, and about fair trade volunteering..'

High altitude mountaineer, philanthropist and social entrepreneur who has set up multiple companies and charities in developing countries, including the movement Fair Trade Volunteering. Gavin Bate campaigns for responsible tourism and supports many social causes in Kenya, Nepal and Borneo through Adventure Alternative and the Moving Mountains Trust. He has been involved in international development for twenty years and has raised funds for charity by climbing Mount Everest six times.

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