The Centre for Social Response ensures that payment is made for all services and hospitality in the host country and that partner organizations and villages that host us do not have their resources depleted by our program. We use locally owned and operated businesses to ensure our expenditure assists the local economy. Participants in Social Enterprise India arrange their own travel to and from India using the travel agent and flights of their choice. You may arrive in India earlier or choose to stay on after the program.

The cost for the full program in India is Aust $3,950

The cost includes:

    • All costs for the program including tuition, and facilitators, guides, translators, conference room facilities etc
    • Unique access to entrepreneurs, project sites and villages
    • All accommodation for the duration of the program
    • Meals (except on the few free days)
    • All internal air and road travel
    • All tips and gratuities
    • All administration costs of the program
Not included in the cost is:
    • Your International fares to and from India
    • Entry fees to Tourist sites or museums etc
    • Your passport and Visa application costs
    • Your medical and travel insurance costs
    • Alcohol, laundry and other items of a personal nature

Deposit, Cancellation and Refund policy:

The Centre for Social Response requires a $750 deposit with your application and the remainder of payment by July 31st 2015. If your application is not accepted for any reason your deposit will be refunded in full. However if you withdraw your application after acceptance no deposit refund will apply. Cancellations after July 31st will attract a partial refund at our discretion, depending on our ability to cancel travel, accommodation and other services. In some cases eg family illness and death your travel insurance will cover you for cancellations so ensure your insurance is purchased by the time you make your final payment. Should we be forced to cancel the program due to lack of numbers or untoward circumstances a full refund of all monies paid will be made.

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