"The experience was amazing!"
"The journey had a profound impact for our organization. It helped re-focus our social investment strategy, moving from simply check writing to more of a social venture capitalist approach."
"Great value for money. The journey delivered more than promised and more than anticipated."
"As a result of coming on the journey, I am discussing a new collaborative effort in the financial access arena with a potential partner in India."
"This journey was a meaningful and life-changing experience."
"Emotionally and intellectually challenging, it provided an opportunity for personal growth and to spread the word about the good work people are doing."
"This journey was stimulating, moving, inspiring, humbling and uplifting."
"There is no substitute for interacting up close with entrepreneurs in their environment and context. Loved every minute of it."
"There’s something inside us all that yearns to make a positive impact on the world around us. If you’re looking for a catalyst that will re-connect you with that bit of your soul, this is it!"
"I would recommend anyone who might be contemplating involvement of time and money in the voluntary sector to go on a Journey for Change."
"It will open your eyes… you cannot fail to be inspired by the people you will meet and the stories they tell."
"The journey provided an excellent opportunity to meet dynamic and compassionate social change leaders who are not only inspirational but also work hard to deliver their mission."
"A fantastic way to get a first meaningful exposure to India, social enterprise, and models for addressing social issues in different ways."
"The journey is potentially life changing"
"It challenged many ideas and assumptions about social enterprise as well as developing countries. I have proposed that the NHS has a permanent place on future journeys for Chief Executives as a part of their personal development."
"I can’t speak highly enough of the India Social Entrepreneurship Journey"
"I took great inspiration from meeting people with a similar personal and/or professional background to me, now using their skills and passion to make sustainable and large-scale impact. It really was a prodigious experience."
"Not only did the journey fulfill everything that I expected, but the interactions between participants were really important to reinforce our learning."
"Since taking part in the journey, I have volunteered for Ashoka to be their Interim Country Representative to help establish the Ashoka China Team."
"Thoughtfully planned, magnificently executed, Journeys for Change could not have provided a more supportive and conducive environment in which to think, with like-minded fellow travelers, about sustainable social initiatives with sustainable social impact."
"The added extras of unexpected cultural treasures was the icing on an already tasty and satisfying cake! It has been a valuable stepping stone that is important to me. So thank you JFC team for a thoroughly enjoyable and engaging experience."
"Guided by an outstanding JFC team, you will be humbled by the extraordinary social entrepreneurs, the magic and mystery of India and the power of your fellow travelers."
"You will get out of it just as much as you put in."
"The journey opened my eyes to opportunities I had never considered before"
"It helped establish a confidence in me as a leading social innovator among my peers. I would highly recommend it... changed my life."
"The group were a treat: an excellent and international mix with a wonderful diversity of experience"
"The trip gave me a wider perspective on my work... and a willingness to take more risks and challenges."
"Taking part in the journey was the most inspiring and informative experience of my professional life"
"It provided me with living, breathing insights into leadership, creativity and the spirit of entrepreneurship. The quality of the visits was exceptional, from the logistical support to the idea-generating sessions. The trip was a real life-changer."
"Don't waste your money on conferences; come on a Journey for Change. You will see, touch and feel the transformational potential of social entrepreneurship"
"If you want to open your eyes to see new opportunities for your organization and for you personally then a journey with Journeys for Change is for you."
"Provided a new angle to look at my work"
"Fantastic people, an amazing experience!"