We offer many types of trips depending on the needs we identify where we can make a difference. Our trips are often booked well in advance. If there is a need and we have willing participants, we can create additional service trips. We are always looking for volunteers of all ages who are willing to be students of a new culture and/or to share their talents. If any of this speaks to your heart, we would love to hear from you. Please fill out the "question form" and tell us about you and your interests.
There is always risk when traveling, especially to third world countries. We do watch the political climate, weather forecasts, and any other possible risks factors, and will reschedule trips if we feel there is any danger to our teams. We have safety-based trip training modules that all participants must complete prior to travel.
The cost varies depending on the specific trip purpose and the time of year. The cost range has been anywhere from $1,800 to $2,500 per person with a 7-day average length of stay. This covers airfare, in-country transportation, room and board.
The answer is a big fat YES! Sometimes helping can hurt everyone. We require a "When Helping Hurts" training for every participant based on the book, When Helping Hurts. Our intent is to do good. With just a little knowledge, we can avoid some major mistakes and pitfalls to helping in third world countries.