What Is The Need in Nepal?
With 50% of the population living below the poverty line, Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world. In Nepal, most people live on about $3 a day. Making it to be one of least developed countries in the world.
Global Expeditions wants your help! In a community suppressed by poverty and slavery, you will have the opportunity to take a two day trek up a mountain and minister to a people group who are, literally, an unreached tribe! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! In Nepal, you will spend one month ministering in one of the most “unreached” countries, in the world today.
How Will We Spread The Gospel?
There are approximately 29 million people living in Nepal. 86.2% of the population practice Hinduism, 7.8% Buddhism, and about 2% are Christians.
In a nation of 23 million people divided into hundreds of ethnicities its not surprising that many still haven’t heard the Gospel.
The Himalaya Mountains provide a rugged backdrop to the spiritual challenges facing the people of this land. Trails and roadways, littered with spinning and flowing prayer symbols sent to the wind, appear futile and empty to Western eyes. Hinduism has become a way of life, overtaking the former religion – a mixture of magic, divination, demon worship and sacrifices.
In Nepal, we have the chance to show them the tangible love of God by climbing to unreachable, and sharing our faith while we do it.
What We Do For Fun?
During our mission to Nepal 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 you will leave you with stories you will never forget. Spend some time sightseeing and shopping around and pick up souvenirs to bring home to family and remember your adventure forever! Also, experience an incredible 1 Night/2 Days at Chitwan National Park, where the wildlife is said to compare to that in Africa -as it is home to several endangered species. Everyone will also have a chance to go on a Tharu village cultural tour that includes an elephant safari and jungle drive! There are also many historical monuments and the ministry partners will provide you with a lot of options to experience Nepal!
What To Expect
Here are some things your trip includes:
- Full-Time Leadership
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Your trip begins in Dallas, TX where you will meet up with your team before blasting off to country the next day. When you fly back into the US you will then fly directly home, you will not come back to Dallas.
As a leader in teen missions since 1986 Global Expeditions puts high priority on leadership. We hand select our top level leaders (Project Directors) most of who have been with GE for several years. These Project Directors attend an intensive time of training on safety, effective national ministry and ministry with teens in mind. We also have additional leaders with each group (Team Leaders), these leaders have attended and been selected by our staff at one of our TrueNorth seminars. They are mentored by the Project Directors and receive training in safety, leading groups and ministry. We then have leaders over small groups (Mission Advisers, age 18+) these adults are over a group of 3-5 same gender missionaries and help see to their safety and well being.
If you are 18+ we invite you to consider leadership! There is a leadership training camp that is a few days before everyone else arrives. This camp is NO ADDITIONAL COST to you. To find out more about what it means to be a leader click here.
The cost for food is included in your trip cost so that all meals will be provided for you while with Global Expeditions.
Global Expeditions staff places a great deal on securing safe lodging for all of our trips. Exact details of your trips specific lodging is available once you have registered on your my expedition portal.
[trip name=”Nepal A” cost=”$2250*” date=”June 17 – July 7″ age-limit=”13″]* Price does not include airfare
Estimated international airfare $2400-$2600 based on 2014 prices.
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[trip name=”Nepal, India & Myanmar C” cost=”$3350*” date=”June 17 – July 28″ age-limit=”13″ eia=””]* Price does not include airfare
Estimated international airfare will be posted after January.
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