Inspiring communities and young people around the world to create lasting change

We believe that when local communities and young people work side by side to create positive change, it empowers them. And it’s the energy and motivation of empowered people that creates lasting change.

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A Raleigh Expedition is a unique mixture of impactful projects, personal discovery and adventure. Find out more and download our Expedition Guide today!

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The impact we make

Together with young people, across five countries, we helped change the lives of more than 50,000 people in 2017.

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3,795

young people from 34 countries took part in Raleigh’s programmes

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44,000

people in 64 communities were impacted by our WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) programme

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1,500

young entrepreneurs built the skills they need to succeed

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300,000

trees were planted by local young people

“I’ve got a lot more independence and I’ve got my own story now from my gap year. ”

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