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India Internship

Deadlines

Jun 15, 2018
Trip Applications Due (Apply Online)

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

Jul 30, 2018
Airfare Due

Sep 15, 2018
Balance Due


Colossae Church Trip

Thursday, October 25, 2018 to Saturday, November 03, 2018
$1975 per person* + International Airfare**

[Mission Code: IN18-10CC]

About This Trip

This is an 10 Day / 9 Night mission trip to India.
This team will visit Gan Sabra.


Join Orphan Outreach and Colossae Church in serving the children and staff at Gan Sabra HIV/AIDS Home in Northeast India. This team will spend the week building relationships and teaching about the love of Christ. They will also have the opportunity to reach out to Gan Sabra's non-residential program that supports over 25 families that are affected by HIV/AIDS. Come be the hands and feet of Christ by sharing His love and grace to these sweet kids and providing support and encouragement to the staff.

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

Jennifer King, Ministry Volunteer

Jennifer is a passionate advocate for at-risk, and underprivileged children. She has a BA in Psychology and a MA in Special Education and has served in both private, public and non-profit/church environments as a teacher, counselor, and director of programs for kids & families. She has been active with orphan care through her current position at Westport Church and partnering in global missions with Orphan Outreach since 2008.

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

This itinerary is subject to change.
Wednesday, October 24 — Depart Hometown, USA
Thursday, October 25 — Arrive in Delhi, India
Friday, October 26 — Travel to Aizawl, Mizoram & Introductions at Gan Sabra
Saturday, October 27 - Wednesday, October 31 — Ministry at Gan Sabra and community-based program
Thursday, November 1 — Travel back to Delhi
Friday, November 2 — Travel Home

Trip Cost

$1975 per person* + International Airfare**

Total trip cost includes an estimated land cost of $1975* plus approximately $1600 for international and domestic airfare between the USA and India. Land cost of $1975 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.