Help Change Lives

  • What is footprints?

    What is 'Footprints'? Your chance to leave a tiny positive footprint in the world - our Footprints program collects microdonations to fund community projects across the world that help end extreme poverty.100% of all donations raised go directly to projects. You can see the open projects you can do...

  • How can I donate?

    When you purchase a policy with us, we will add on a tiny Footprints micro-donation to your policy cost. You can change your project choice, increase the donation or remove it altogether. 100% of your money goes directly to the project you choose. {{system.snippets.a_day_ago}} {{ system.snippets.c...

  • How do I know my money will be used for what it was given?

    We use APIs to record the link between your donation and your chosen project. Once a project has reached it's target amount, it is removed from the system , so it is never over-funded. The Footprints Network charity partners are bound by agreements to use your donation for the project is was raised...

  • Why did World Nomads start Footprints?

    Because it's a good idea! We believe there is a moral obligation to give a little back to the communities in which we travel. The Footprints Network was founded by World Nomads as an online philanthropy project to do just that. Read the history to find out more

  • Who manages the Footprints organisation?

    Although World Nomads founded Footprints back in 2005, these days it is an independent Incorporated Association, run by a committee. It is a secular, not-for-profit organisation with two types of partners - charity partners who look after the projects (i.e. Where donations go) and online business pa...