Sarawak, Malaysia

 November 6 – 19, 2018

Application Due Dates:

Early – June 2018

Late – September 2018

Difficulty Rating:

4 out of 10

Weather:

Temperatures remain fairly constant year round with an average high of 90 and low of 80. The relative humidity tends to be around 80%. Expect some rain, as the wetter months in Borneo tend to be between November and February.

Accommodations:

Hotel accommodations (more info to come)

Purpose of Program:

To provide meaningful child care for the children of missionaries so they may attend important meetings in order to further their work of Bible Translation and Language Development. This time is necessary for networking, building skills, fellowship, encouragement, and spiritual encouragement.

Number of Kids in Program:

37 kids – infant to 17 yrs old

Country Description:

Malaysia is home to people of many different national origins, ethnicities, and religions. Sarawak, a Malaysian state on Borneo, stretches along the island’s northwest coast, including many beaches on the South China Sea. It’s known for the rugged, dense rain forest of its interior, much of it protected parkland.

Debriefing Activity:

More info to come

Trip Costs:

  • Flights (from the US approximately $1,800)
  • Refuge 139 Cost – $1,500 (includes room/board, in-country expenses, visa, evacuation insurance)

Recommended Immunizations:

  • Childhood Immunizations
  • Td/Tdap Booster
  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis B

Number of Volunteers Needed:

8

Additional Info.:

English, Korean, and Spanish speakers are needed for this event.