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Purpose This trip will focus on building relationships with widows, creating economic development through micro-enterprise groups. We will take medical supplies, shoes, and personal hygiene items for 28 girls at New Scent Rescue Center near the Tala Market that were previous victims of sexual abuse and human trafficking. We will visit an orphanage near the Mombasa coast, spend a day relaxing at a resort hotel before returning to Nairobi to shop at the Maasai market, visiting Beacon of Hope and other ministries started and sustained by women leaders. Optional activities include David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, visiting Kazuri Bead Factory, Karen Blixen Museum, and the Giraffe Center. The trip will include a 3 day-2 night excursion/safari at Maasai Mara. Men and Women are invited on this journey .
There is a specific category of people in the world who are hurting because they are victimized by oppression and injustice. There is also a clear biblical mandate for us to go and care for these people. - Psalm 82:3-4
Itinerary March 12 – Depart from USA, your nearest major airport, with connecting flight in Zurich, Switzerland 13 – Arrive in Nairobi; 9:50 PM and travel to AIU Kijiji 14 – Tour of African International University campus ;Chapel; Classes on Islam, Money exchange in Karen: Tour of Karen Blixen Museum, Kazuri Bead Factory; shopping at the Hub, Lodging at AIU-KIJIJI 15 – Depart to Kiambiu slums to visit Soul Touch Kenya Ministries-spend the day with Margaret, Rosemary and Richard to understand the challenges faced by single mothers and widows living here. 16 - Machakos to visit widows group lunch, spend afternoon with widows before departing to Tala. Check into hotel in Tala and spend time with the girls at New Scent. 17– Visit the construction site for New Scent hostel. Return to Nairobi. 18 – SGR train ride to Mombasa-Check into Voyager Resort 19 – Travel to Makobe Children’s Home-Attend Makobe AIC church. Return to Voyager Hotel and relax . 20 – Check out of Voyager - Fly from Diani airport to Wilson airport-check into PAC University guest house 21- Tour PAC University campus before afternoon departing to Masai Mara game park from Wilson airport, evening game drive, Serena Lodge 22 – Morning game drive; relax at resort, pool, and optional massage; evening game drive 23 – Morning game drive; check-out; fly to Nairobi; Last minute shopping at Masai Market, depart to NBO airport for 8:40 PM departure March 24 -Arrive at Washington Dulles 3:50 PM Go through customs with connecting flight to final destination.
$ 5 200.00 Total Cost Deposit of $ 700.00 due by October 1 $ 2 250.00 due by November 15 Balance of $ 2 250.00 due by December 20th
Deposit is non refundable Travel Insurance is Strongly Suggested - We can provide this for you if you do not have a provider .
Included : Round trip Airfare - Your nearest Major Airport to Nairobi. ( There is a group assemble in Washington Dulles (IAD) with connecting flight in Zurich, Switzerland ) Transportation - All Airport Transfers and Itinerary Transfers with one Internal Flight. Lodging - Most is 4 Star Lodgings Meals - 12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 12 Dinners Guides and Services All entrances fees to Parks, Museums, Safari
Not Included: Tips and incidentals with shopping and snacks etc. Travel Insurance ( NOT OPTIONAL - MUST HAVE ) Entry Visa - MUST be acquired by yourself onlineHERE
For further information please call Sam @ 936 581 6896 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A few answers to some questions you may have : - we travel in March as that is when the USA is cold and the weather in Kenya is pleasant - yes you are welcome ! - men are welcome on this journey as it does bring comfort to those victims and it raises awareness - you will pack 2 suitcases, one with your belongings and the other will contain the goods you would like to donate,eg clothing, toothpaste, toiletries, bras and panties, sanitary pads, crayons and books etc.... yes these items are a tax deduction - single occupancy has no supplement, we will ask how do you feel about being paired up - the classes on Islamic Studies serve to educate us on the laws and customs so we understand the abuse and how to witness to them - we will exchange money in Karen - Kenyan Shillings are used there and most times cash is required and accepted. Credit cards will be accepted in The Hub Shopping Plaza . There will be ATMs available to withdraw Kenya cash too. - you will receive an orientation package to answer more in depth