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Feb 8, 2019
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Mar 15, 2019
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Apr 15, 2019
Balance Due

KVNE Encouragement Radio

Saturday, June 08, 2019 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
$1550 per person* + International Airfare**

[Mission Code: GU19-06KVNE]

About This Trip

This is an 8 Day / 7 Night mission trip to Guatemala.
This team will visit This team will visit Santiago, Cerro de Oro (Lake Atitlan area), Chimaltenagno & Antigua area.

Join Orphan Outreach in serving children in Guatemala. This trip is open to KVNE station listeners in the Tyler/East Texas area. This team will visit vulnerable children and share God's love with them. In the community of Cerro de Oro, on beautiful Lake Atitlan, participants will do "hands on" projects to make a difference for the children by installing clean stoves. The team will also spend time with the families in the Antigua area. This is a great first time short term trip. Guatemala is a short three hour direct flight from DFW airport but the needs you will experience are a world apart. Most people raise their support for international mission trips, so don't let finances stand in the way of joining in on what God is doing in Guatemala. Click the link in the box on the right to submit your application.

About Guatemala

UNICEF estimates that are over 370,000 orphans in Guatemala. Many of these children come from families facing extreme poverty; 70 percent of people in Guatemala live below the poverty level. Orphan Outreach ministers in Guatemala by partnering with local orphanages, churches, and Christian schools for children in extreme poverty situations. We also make it a priority to come alongside the Guatemalan nationals and work with them as they serve their own people.

Team Leader

Diana Thompson, Orphan Outreach Sponsorship

Diana has a Bachelor of Education degree from Southwest Missouri State University. With education being a passion, she taught middle school math before redirecting as an Installation Director then Corporate Trainer for Shared Medical Systems Corp (aka Siemens). Since 2010, her love for children lead her traveling internationally with her recent years focusing on mission trips to Guatemala. She and her husband, Mark, relocated from Chicago to the Dallas area and have two children, Kara and Kaylee. Diana enjoys running and new adventures.

Teresa Kriechbaum, Volunteer Trip Leader

Teresa has a gift for teaching and is passionate about serving vulnerable children in need. She and her husband, Troy, have been married 28 years, have 4 children and live in Tyler, Texas. She holds a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in speech pathology from Baylor University. Her first trip to Guatemala was in 2010, and after that life-changing trip, she has gone back annually. She loves Guatemala, from its distinct culture and its delicious food to its customs and its lush and beautiful mountains. More than anything else about Guatemala, she loves sharing the Gospel of Jesus with vulnerable children. Teresa has been involved in educating children since 1991 and relishes opportunities to create fun craft projects!


The team will stay in hotels close to the ministry sites. The land cost is based on double-occupancy rooms with bathrooms. If you would like to have your own room, there will be an additional cost and please email missions@orphanoutreach.org.

Trip Itinerary

This itinerary is subject to change
June 8 — Travel to Guatemala, night in Antigua
June 9 — Drive to Santiago/Orientation
June 10-12 — Ministry in Santiago
June 13 — Travel to GU City, Ministry
June 14 — Ministry in GU City/Antigua, Market Shopping
June 15 — Return Home

Trip Cost

$1550 per person* + International Airfare**

Total trip cost includes an estimated land cost of $1550* plus approximately $792 for international and domestic airfare between the USA and Guatemala. Land cost of $1550 is all-inclusive: all meals, lodging, in-country transportation, insurance, interpreters, bottled water, sightseeing, etc.

* The estimated land cost is subject to change based on changes in the total number of trip participants, trip itinerary or length of trip.
**Orphan Outreach arranges all air travel. Costs confirmed at time of booking.

Worried about finances?

Most people raise their support for international mission trips, don’t let finances stand in the way of doing God’s work. Click here to learn more about raising support.

Orphan Outreach Mission Trip Baggage Policy

All mission trip participants are responsible for the cost of their checked baggage. When traveling internationally, most airlines allow passengers to carry two checked bags at 50 pounds maximum. The cost of checked baggage depends on where you are traveling and your status with the airline. For the most up to date baggage allowances and fees, please check with each airline you are traveling on.

Occasionally we may ask trip participants to carry humanitarian aid and items needed for ministry in country. To save the cost of having to pay for the second bag on the return flight home, you can stuff a bag inside your other bag. Please ask before leaving behind a bag in your country of service.