Be the hands and feet of Christ as you bring relief efforts to the people of Kathmandu. In the spring of 2015, a powerful earthquake shook the country of Nepal and many people lost everything.
Teen Missions Trip (ages 13-19)
Travel: After Commissioning you bus to the Miami International Airport and board a flight across the Atlantic Ocean, Spain, France and the Mediterranean Sea to Doha, Qatar. From Doha, a connecting flight across the Arabian Sea and India brings you to Kathmandu. A one-hour bus ride takes you from the airport to Mendies Haven.
Ministry: Your team will have numerous projects to complete around the property of Mendies Haven and work alongside Samaritan’s Purse to help rebuild homes and lives that have been devastated by this catastrophic event. The children there will capture your heart and you will become lifelong friends. Your team will have the opportunity to take part in their evening prayer time, singing, worshipping and praying with the 30 children who call Mendies Haven their home. Mendies Haven Children’s Home is located on a high hill overlooking Kathmandu. On a clear morning, you may see breathtaking glimpses of the snowy peaks of the Himalayan Mountains.
Adventure: Sightseeing will include shopping in the Thamel market where you can barter for Gurkha knives, pashmina shawls, yak wool blankets and locally made jewelry. A visit to a national park will give you an opportunity to go on an elephant safari.
Dates: June 18 – August 6
Estimated Project Expense: $4990 U.S. plus $30 Registration Fee