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KENYA

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UGANDA

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ZAMBIA

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RWANDA

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THE BIG 4

KENYA

by Carly Orcutt

In December 2019 and Summer of 2020, Love Africa Mission will send at least six teams to Kenya. We will travel to Kijabe, Kenya, home to the Africa Inland Mission station established in 1903. On station, teams will connect with Kijabe Hospital, Oasis for Orphans, Kenya Kids Can, Little Lambs Daycare, and Rift Valley Fellowship – all incredible ministries that are working to alleviate the brokenness of Kenya.

Members of our team most likely will have the opportunity to meet the Masai people down in the Rift Valley and experience true tribal culture during their Sunday worship service. During our stay, we will have the pleasure of meeting and working with incredible missionaries. Teams will have the opportunity to engage in relational ministry with native Kenyans through each of our ministry partners. We will serve alongside Pastor George Irungu doing evangelism in Naivasha. We will also take teams to serve at Oasis for Orphans. These are two of our ministries where you will see firsthand what short term mission work is all about.

Lastly, in 2019, plans are in motion for small teams to serve in Mombasa (from June-July). Details are forthcoming by written request only. Our primary initiative on the Kenyan coast is to serve alongside missionary efforts to love street kids, help the poor, and serve in various capacities for medical missions, evangelism, and discipleship.

This is sure to be an experience that you will never forget, including a great safari experience!

DATES

Winter Team 2019
December 29th – January 10th

Summer 2020
Core team: May 18th – August 4th
Team 1: May 18th – May 31st
Team 2: May 30th – June 12th
Team 3: June 12th – June 25th
Team 4: June 30th – July 13th
Team 5: July 13th – July 26th

Monther Program
Team 1: May 30th – June 26th
Team 2: June 30th – July 26th

Note: All dates are approximated +/- 3 days and will be determined based on airfare. Extended time on mission may be granted by Love Africa per written request of applicant.

UGANDA

by Molly Pluenekke

In the summer of 2019, Love Africa will  join our partners in Uganda! Our teams will serve with Coburwas Primary School, CIYOTA foundation and Kyangwali Refugee Settlement to work with people displaced by war and violence. During mission, teams will stay at St. Patrick’s, a working farm in Kyangwali, where fresh meals will be prepared daily. Kyangwali is about 2 hours west of Hoima town on Lake Albert and is home to over 43,000 refugees from Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Teams will have the opportunity to partner with Coburwas School to aid in teacher collaboration and training, classroom teaching, conducting VBS, and sports camps during their mission.

In addition to all of the amazing relational ministry work, mission in Uganda will include a 2 night-3 day safari through Red Chilies to either Murchison Falls N.P. or Queen Elizabeth N.P. Expect to see lots of elephants, hippos, lions, buffalo, and a wide variety of antelope and birds. Safari also includes chimp tracking and a boat cruise!

DATES

Summer 2020
Core Team: June 12th-July 24th
Team 3: June 12th – June 26th
Team 4: June 26th – July 10th
Team 5: July 10th – July 24th

Note: All dates are approximated +/- 3 days and will be determined based on airfare.

ZAMBIA

In the summer of 2014, Love Africa expanded and our teams joined our partners in Zambia! Our Zambia teams serve 2 different ministries in two different locations:

Urban Ministry
Our urban ministry partners, Alex Mwilambwe & Laban Mwelwa live and work in the capital Lusaka, Zambia.  During your mission, you will stay at a guest lodge on the outskirts of Lusaka and be working in various communities around the city.  Teams working here will partner with the local church in community outreach, orphan care, hospital ministry, and various work projects.

Rural Ministry
Our rural ministry partners, the Whitfields, are established missionaries serving in Southern Zambia.  Their ministry, Eleeo Project, was established in 2012 and focuses primarily on the Tonga tribe. During your mission, you will stay at their home located on a 4,000 acre commercial farm in the bush of Southern Zambia and also in a local village in Eleeo Project’s Mission Housing. Teams will be sent out to make contact with the local people in that area, building relationships and sharing the gospel with them. Some teams may take part in organizing a Kids Camp in a nearby village that will be paired with community outreach. Short-term projects, leadership training, and relational ministry are all possible activities scheduled for the trip.

In addition to these great opportunities for ministry, you will also get a chance to glimpse God’s power and glory when you visit Victoria Falls, one of the world’s largest waterfalls, and Chobe Safari lodge in Bostwana, where you can see abundant elephant and other big game.

DATES

Summer 2020

Urban Team 1: May 30th – June 13th
Urban Team 2: June 12th- June 26th
Urban Team 3: June 25th – July 8th
Urban Team 4: July 8th- July 21st

Note: All dates are approximated +/- 3 days and will be determined based on airfare.

RWANDA

In the summer of 2018, Love Africa is expanding once again to join our dynamic ministry partners in Rwanda! This is new territory for us as a ministry and we are so excited to pioneer this new project alongside of you.

In Rwanda, we will be partnering with an existing ministry partner that we have worked with for the past 3 years in Uganda. We will be working in Gisenyi, Rwanda near Lake Kivu, with a local church assisting with outreach & discipleship.    Our team will help in serving children through kids camps, mentoring the youth and strengthening the local church. We cannot wait to see be a part of this new experience with you!

DATES

Winter 2019: December 27 – January 9th

 

Summer 2020

Core Team: June 22 – August 16

Team 1: June 25th – July 8th

Team 2: July 7th – July 20th

Team 3: July 20th – Aug 2nd

Team 4: August 1st – August 14th

Note: All dates are approximated +/- 3 days and will be determined based on airfare.

THE BIG FOUR

In the summer of 2019, Love Africa will be offering an amazing opportunity to serve for 2 months in 4 different African countries (Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia).  Members of these teams will serve 2 weeks in each country and will have the opportunity to go one 2 separate safaris.  In addition to this, each team will get to visit one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls. Come and join us on this amazing adventure!

Due to the logistics of this trip, availability on each team will be limited to 10 spots.  If you’re interested, submit an application, and we will let you know all about it!

DATES

Summer 2020
Approximate Dates (May 30 – July 28)

Note: All dates are approximated +/- 3 days and will be determined based on airfare.

Our desire is that every person that serves on a short-term trip with us will come home with a clear vision and a pure passion to serve right where they live.