Travel With A Mission has its own vocabulary « twam lexical ». Dive into a lexicon with which you will soon become familiar …
TWAM : Acronym for Travel With A Mission.
Twamer : A Twamer is an individual wishing to travel while leaving a positive impact in visited communities through the sharing of a knowledge, a skill, an experience, in schools, universities, hospitals, or various associations …
For example, a Twamer may be an individual wishing to raise awareness about global warming or to promote alternative energies in schools and universities around the world. It can also be a guitarist wishing to go to hospitals to bring smile back to sick children or an individual wishing to teach first aid in community centers across the globe.
Twamhost : A Twamhost is an individual belonging to one or more institutions (school, university, french alliance, rotary club, community center, hospital …) wishing to offer an audience to a Twamer.
For example, a Twamhost may be an English teacher in a school wishing to allow its students to meet a long distance traveler. It can also be a hospital education officer wishing to receive individuals to entertain the sick and elderly or a Rotary member responsible for organizing conferences.
Twaming : Twaming is the action of travelling from one institution to another to share a knowledge, a skill, an experience. It is what a Twamer does when it meets a Twamhost, or what a Twamhost does when it receives a Twamer.
TWAM experience : A TWAM experience is an encounter between a Twamer and a Twamhost, allowing an event (conference, show, etc..).
Happy Twaming !