Since 1977, the travel exchange movement pioneered by Friendship Force International has given people the unique opportunity to connect in ways that transcend boundaries to promote goodwill, respect, and understanding.
This kind of intimate, life changing experience may not be for everyone, but for thousands of Friendship Force members worldwide, the personal relationships we’ve established are a powerful and authentic way to impact positive change and empathy around the world.
A GLOBAL CLASSROOM
With journeys that have spanned over 60 countries and six continents, we couldn’t possibly list everything available to you through Friendship Force.
Below are sample journeys and activities that are representative of a typical Friendship Force journey.
Journey: Hiking in Bavaria
Friendship Force members from around the world join a 10-day hiking adventure in stunning Bavaria, Germany
Journey: Outdoor Adventure in New Zealand
Ambassadors experienced some of New Zealand’s iconic natural wonders and took part in adventure sports and activities (not to mention a barbeque or two).
Journey: Global Youth Journey to Japan
Young people aged 14 and over were invited, with their parents, to experience another culture and language in this truly beautiful part of the world with a rich history.
Journey: Health and Wellness – Integrating World Influences
The FF clubs of Northeast Ohio and Dayton each hosted ambassadors for a week of fun and wellness learning.
Journey: Guadeloupe to Tere Rio, Brazil
The group of FF Guadeloupe had lots of fun with the hosts of FF Tere-Rio for a week while they visited touristic places, learned about the Brazilian culture and had some great quality time
you’ve got friends…
in a lot of places.
Volta Lake, Ghana
“I could not wait to have my first experience with Friendship Force. It’s expanded my horizons. Living to understand each other is golden. Friendship Force is a family with a true spirit of volunteerism and love for peace.”