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India Internship

Deadlines

Feb 15, 2018
Trip Applications Due (Apply Online) and
$100 APPLICATION FEE (Due as soon as you apply and is applied to the cost of the trip)

Upon 2 Weeks of Approval
• $250 Non-Refundable Deposit Due

Apr 1, 2018
Airfare Due

Jun 15, 2018
Balance Due


WCSG Radio Trip to Manali, India

Friday, July 13, 2018 to Monday, July 23, 2018
$2600 per person* + International Airfare**

[Mission Code: IN18-07WCSG]

About This Trip

This is an 11 Day / 10 Night mission trip to India.
This team will visit DUF House of Grace.


Join Orphan Outreach and WCSG Radio in serving children in the Kullu Valley of northern India. This team will travel to Manali and spend a week with the children at DUF (House of Grace) Children's Home during their summer school break. This trip also includes a day trip to the Taj Mahal at the end of the trip.

About India

India is facing an accelerating threat from HIV, with more people infected with HIV than any other country in the world. The number of children in India orphaned by AIDS is approaching two million, according to UN estimates. The impacts of the AIDS crisis have not begun to emerge fully in India, and AIDS-related orphaning is not yet occurring at a large scale. Yet, India has the largest number of AIDS orphans of any country in the world. This number is expected to more than double in five years, and the proportion of orphaned children will remain exceptionally high until 2020 or 2030.

Team Leader

Ronne Rock, Orphan Outreach Marketing Coordinator

Ronne has a BA in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and has done graduate work in Global Issues at St. Edwards University. A former church communications director and corporate marketing executive, she now shares her more than 30 years of leadership prowess with churches and other faith-based organizations. With Orphan Outreach, Ronne has traveled the world leading mission teams and writings stories to promote change for orphans and vulnerable children. Ronne narrates life with words and imagery, and finds the redemptive threads that inspire others to action.

Chris Lemke, Executive Director, WCSG

Chris graduated from Cornerstone University with a B.A. in Speech in 1984. He has been at CU Radio since 1981, and currently oversees Cornerstone’s Broadcast Ministries. Chris is the Chair and Executive Director of the national trade group, Christian Music Broadcasters, and serves on the Radio Advisory Committee of the National Religious Broadcasters. He was awarded Station Manager of the Year for Christian Music Broadcaster in 2009, Program Director of the Year for Christian Music Broadcasters in 2008, and final nominee for Distinguished Broadcaster of the Year from the National Religious Broadcasters in 1999.

Accommodations

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

An itinerary will be available soon.

Trip Cost

$2600 per person* + International Airfare**

Total trip cost includes an estimated land cost of $2600* plus approximately $1750 for international and domestic airfare between the USA and India. Land cost of $2600 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.

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Orphan Outreach Mission Trip Baggage Policy

Please note that all mission trip participants will need to cover the cost of their checked baggage. When traveling internationally, most airlines allow passengers to carry two checked bags at 50 pounds maximum. Typically, your 1st checked bag is $25-40 and your 2nd bag is approximately $40-100, one way, depending 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.

To save the cost of having to pay for the 2nd 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.