Bangalore, India

 May 29 – June 16, 2019

Application Due Dates:

Early – November 2018

Late – March 2019

Difficulty Rating:

3 out of 10

Weather:

Expect daytime highs in the mid-80s and warm temperatures at night in the mid-70s. Expect some rain.

Accommodations:

This event will be held at a retreat center.

Purpose of Program:

To provide meaningful care, fellowship, and instruction for the children of missionaries during their annual retreat and area conferences.

Number of Kids in Program:

17 kids; ages 2-13 years old

Country Description:

India is the world’s largest democracy and according to UN estimates, its population is expected to overtake China’s in 2028 to become the world’s most populous nation. Bangalore is one of Asia’s fastest growing cities, and India’s fifth largest city. Situated at an altitude of 920 meters above sea level, Bangalore is the capital of the South Indian State of Karnataka.

Debriefing Activity:

None identified at this time.

Trip Costs:

  • Flights (from the US approximately $1,300)
  • Refuge 139 Cost $1,500 – (includes room/board, in-country expenses, visa, evacuation insurance)

Vaccines:

  • All childhood Immunizations
  • Current tetanus booster
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Malaria Prophylaxis
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine (recommended)

Number of Volunteers Needed:

5

Additional Info.:

Those with food allergies or special diets may want to bring their own food or decide to choose another trip.

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