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Medical Rwanda | July 2017

Trip Date: July 2-11, 2017

Destination: Rwanda


$300 deposit

Join us as we travel to Rwanda, a nation deeply scarred by a history of genocide and the devastation of the AIDS pandemic. Experience firsthand how this nation is rising above pain and hopelessness to create a healthier future and see how we’re involved in the process.

We are looking to build a team of:
• medical doctors, nurses and other medical personnel
• sponsors
• World Help donors & advocates
• others with a heart to serve

On this trip, you will have the opportunity to:
• Learn more about the terrible Rwandan genocide of 1994 and how it has shaped the country since then
• Meet our partner and visit the Star School campus
• Travel to Cyangugu in western Rwanda, on the border of Lake Kivu
• Participate in rural medical ministry on the islands of Lake Kivu
• Minister inside a refugee camp in northern Cyangugu

Itinerary Overview

Sunday, July 2
Team will depart the US from individual cities, meeting up en route to Kigali, Rwanda.

Monday, July 3
Team will arrive Kigali in the evening and be transferred to a hotel for the night.

Tuesday, July 4
This day will be spent visiting Star School, as well as the Rwanda Genocide Memorial and Museum.

Wednesday, July 5
Team will fly to Cyangugu, where they will be for the rest of the trip.

Thursday, July 6 – Sunday, July 9
These days will be spent in medical ministry, community health training, and ministry to refugees. The team will also be able to participate in a local church service on Sunday.

Monday, July 10
Team will fly back to Kigali and prepare for international flight home that night.

Tuesday, July 11
Everyone to arrive home.


$1,820/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. 

$300/person deposit due upon registration
$2,200/person due 2 weeks after registration*
Balance due by June 2, 2017

*Depending on registration date, both deposit and second payment will be due at same time ($2,500 total).

RwandAir ticket from Kigali to Cyangugu and back
Lodging at hotels in Kigali and Cyangugu (shared rooms*)
All meals in-country (excluding airport food)
All airport and ground transportation
All planned for activities
Rwanda Tourist Visa — US citizens are able to get a tourist visa upon arrival in Kigali for a fee of $30 (included in trip cost), but participants of other nationalities should inquire as they may need to apply for a visa prior to trip.
Insurance through Faith Ventures (see policy details here)

*Single rooms are available for an additional $365/person.

International ticket from the US to Kigali and back (summer travel is very expensive and tickets can around $2,500/person)
Passport fees, if applicapble (passport should be valid for 6 months after trip dates)
All items of a personal nature
Required and recommended immunizations

To Register

– Submit a payment of $300 (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.



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