A Family living in Poverty is waiting for you to arrive
21 Days – Trip A
Over 10 million people are living in severe poverty in temporary settlements called squatter camps overwhelmed by life and what the future holds. Without proper running water or electricity many have lost all hope. You can make a difference in their lives now.
You will bring hope to countless people that could be just the push they need to regain their life. And then at the end, you will get to go on an African safari that will blow your mind, travel to a market to bargain for amazing souvenirs and create stories and relationships that will last a lifetime!
Day 1 – Arrive to your trips meeting airport in the US and board your international flight for your trip!
Day 2-3 – Train for your mission trip. You will learn about the outreaches you will be leading and how to interact with the people of South Africa. You will also learn how to share your testimony effectively.
Day 4-19 – Experience South Africa and share your life and faith among the people there!
Day 20 – Take a break and go on your fun day! Spend time celebrating with your new friends all God has done! You will also get critical “debriefing” training that will help prepare you to adapt successfully back into your own community and know how to share the story of your mission trip with your friends and family.
Day 21 – Travel back home and continue making a difference in your community!
* Schedule is subject to change * Project Directors and Team Leaders are required to arrive to begin their mission trip 1 day before the normal start date of the trip.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Global Expeditions will work to secure your airfare from your Home to meet everyone at the Washington Dulles International Airport, then on to South Africa and back home after the trip. If you are driving to IAD please talk to your representative.
Hand selected leadership that is with you at all times.
The cost for food is included in your trip cost so that all meals will be provided for you while with Global Expeditions.
Missionaries will be required to call home at least 3 times during the trip.
The housing accommodations will be at a secure campground. The housing is dorm style, but with all the girls sleeping in one big room and all the guys sleeping in another big room. Showers and hot water are available and we will have access to a meeting space, pay phones, and the onsite cafeteria.
During our mission to South Africa one day will be set-aside for us to enjoy the beautiful and exotic country that we have traveled to. On this day you will get to experience the country, in a fun way, that will leave you with stories you will never forget. Spend some time at a large African market where there is a variety of gifts and souvenirs to barter for! You will get a chance to take a visit to the Lion Park, where you can interact with lion cubs and experience up close many other animals. You will have the opportunity to visit a game drive safari, where you could encounter first-hand lions, giraffes, and other animals living in their natural environment. You will also get to experience a “Bush Braai” where dinner is served around a bonfire in the wild.*
*The Lion Park, Safari and Bush Braai are appox. an additional $120.
*Airfare not included Estimated international airfare $1930 from IAD (subject to change) – Includes Travel Insurance *Must be at least 13 years old by trip start date.