Medical Guatemala | Nov 2017

Trip Date: November 4-11, 2017

Destination: Hope of Life, Guatemala


$1,250

$100 deposit


Approximately 70 percent of Guatemalans living in rural areas are entrenched in poverty. Today, 80 percent of children living in these regions are malnourished due largely to the lack of clean water.

We are looking to build a medical and missions team of:
• medical doctors
• nurses
• physicians assistants
• dentists
• sponsors
• World Help donors & advocates
• others with a heart to serve

Watch the video below to see what it is like to go with us on a medical trip to Guatemala

 

On this trip, you will work alongside our national partners:
• Caring for malnourished children at the Operation Baby Rescue center
• Visiting remote Guatemalan communities and performing medical clinics for the villagers there
• Working at St. Luke’s Hospital and Kelly’s House at Hope of Life
• Interacting with orphans at the Hope of Life children’s home in Zacapa
• Experiencing the vibrant Guatemalan culture and its rich history

Guatemala Medical Trip FAQ

 


Itinerary Overview

Saturday, November 4
The team will fly into Guatemala City from their individual departure cities and drive to Hope of Life, arriving that evening.

Sunday, November 5
The team will attend a local church service that morning. After lunch, they will receive a full tour of the Hope of Life campus and all the ministries there.

Monday, November 6 – Thursday, November 9
During these days the team will be participating in medical clinics in various villages surrounding Hope of Life. They will also experience a feeding center and aid distribution.

Friday, November 10
After an early breakfast, the team will drive several hours to the beautiful historic city of Antigua. They will spend the rest of the day and night there, having the chance to tour the beautiful city center and shop at the local market for souvenirs.

Saturday, November 11
The team will take a shuttle to the Guatemala City airport that morning to fly home.


Price
$1,250/person plus airfare*

*World Help handles all ticket purchases for each trip. We work closely with each participant and our travel agent to find the best options possible, and will ensure everyone is arriving and departing when needed. Cost will vary according to departure city. Cost of ticket not included in above trip cost. 

$100/person deposit due upon registration
$900/person due by Aug 25, 2017
Balance ($250 + ticket cost) due by October 4, 2017

Price INCLUDES
Lodging at Hope of Life + one night in Antigua (shared rooms)
All meals in-country (excluding airport food)
All airport and ground transportation
Insurance through Faith Ventures (see policy details here)

Price EXCLUDES
Roundtrip ticket to and from Guatemala City
Passport + Visa fees, if applicable
All items of a personal nature


To Register

– Submit a payment of $100 (pay online below or call 434-525-4657)
– Complete our Trip Information Form (online form)

All payments made to World Help are tax-deductible and non-refundable.

Medical Guatemala | Nov 4-11, 2017


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To donate funds for medical supplies for this trip, click here.

 


The Zika virus is still present in Guatemala so we advise all trip participants to take extra precautions against mosquito bites. Read more about the virus here.

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