Village of Solutions

Overview

This simulation connects participants to the multi-faceted challenge of development, within the fictional village of Kalumbut. An aid agency has offered to find solutions to problems such as a local rubbish dump, lack of access to clean water, health issues and few kids attending the local school. In order to see these solutions bring change to the community as a whole, however, participants must demonstrate their ability to dialogue and work as a team.

 

Available Booking Schedules

We run our primary-aged programmes at our site across a morning booking-slot daily, Tuesday to Saturday. The schedule is as follows:

09:45     Arrival, bathroom break, name-tags

10:00     Introduction to the programme

10:30     Simulation

11:30     Visit to our Fair Trade Café and Shop

12:00     End of programme

 Alternatively, the program can be combined with a tour. In this instance, the schedule would be as follows:

09:45     Arrival, bathroom break, name-tags

10:00     Introduction to the programme

10:30     Simulation

11:30     Tour of Crossroads

12:30     Visit to our Fair Trade Café and Shop

13:00     End of programme

Some groups opt to bring a packed lunch with them to enjoy at our site before departure.

 

Practical Information

  • Booking: Participation is by booking. If you would like to make a booking, kindly fill in our online booking form.
  • Language: This programme is available in English and Cantonese.
  • Suggested Group Size: We tend to suggest a minimum number of participants of 20 and a maximum of 100.
  • Program fee: There is a program fee for this programme. Please email us for a quotation.
  • Suggested age-range for programme: 6-12 years old
  • Please check out our Booking FAQ’s for details on:
    • The terms and conditions of your booking (including our cancellation and weather policy, and what happens if your number of participants changes)
    • What to bring when you visit
    • Directions to our site
    • .. and more
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