February Report – Please Help!

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you a little overview of the things we have been doing since the beginning of this year and it’s been quite a lot! Just this year we supported the education of our...

2015 Annual Letter by Torsten

In less than 2 weeks Cheap Impact will celebrate it’s first birthday. Quite amazing if we think from where we started and where we are at now. Let’s go back in time to the evening hours of the 8th...

$3,021 | 60 days, 5200 km and 7 countries later

It didn’t seem real to me at first, I got in an insane routine for two months, of unpacking for a night or two and moving on. Suddenly there was no moving on anymore, there were no next...

$3,243 | The rules we learn in Tanzanian buses

After our first night in Tanzania, we woke up with the sun to take a bus heading West towards lake Tanganika. We didn’t know where we were, no idea about where to find the bus station, but we asked around and finally got there after one hour. The main bus had left...

$3,309 | Our first days in Tanzania

MBEYA, Tanzania. We finally left Mayoka Village in Nkatha Bay, it had been too long already. We truly got stuck there. This place is such a piece of heaven, with its little chalets located in a beautiful bay, and the pleasure to wake up on the lake and its inviting...

$3,256 | A lesson about Perceived Value

NKATHA BAY, Malawi. We are now in Nkatha Bay. It has been too long already but this place is so incredible! We have been traveling in pretty mediocre (not to say very bad at some point…) conditions for so long that now that we finally got to a place where it feels so...

Cheap Trip BIG Impact

$2,990 | Our first supportive accommodation!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. We asked our first backpacker for support (which pretty much means free accommodation) and we got our first positive answer! What a nice feeling! So last night we stayed at Homebase Melville Backpackers (anciently Melville International)...

$3,000 | How the idea came up!

$3,000 | How the idea came up!

Torsten had been traveling through Africa for almost 2 years. When we met in Cape town, it was the end of his journey. We left South Africa and lived/traveled in South East Asia and the USA for about a year. However, I always had the feeling that he was craving to...