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In a high-contrast country with both jungle and desert, high wealth and extreme poverty, you’ll be immersed in Bolivian life. Get your hands dirty and heart warm. This trip centers around a community suffering hard from poverty but not optimism—so you’ll be part in reshaping their physical reality and experiencing the joy that happens with strong relationships and a good God. Plus, have the amazing chance to meet your sponsored Compassion child.

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Trips

Nicaragua
March / UC Students

3/16/19 - 3/23/19


Ditch the books and bars, and live an amazing adventure for a week in Nicaragua. Join up with other college students and our partner, Amigos for Christ, and dig into the fantastic...

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South Africa
March / MU Students

3/23/19 - 3/31/19


Miami students, how are you spending Spring Break? Join others from MU on our GO trip to Durban, South Africa to work with our partner, Build The Future. Experience the warm waters...

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Students

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Bolivia
April / Men's Motorcycle / Agua Yaka

4/5/19 - 4/14/19


What’s more epic than a motorcycle ride in South America? Being part of a band of brothers doing Kingdom work at the same time! Guys, saddle up and embark on a moto tour that will change your life and...

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Adults (Men)

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India
Mumbai / May

5/11/19 - 5/21/19


Take a deep dive into the justice work of Mumbai—one of the largest cities in India where sexual trafficking and exploitation is rampant. But the front lines of this fight are strong. Men and women...

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Adults
Students

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South Africa
Johannesburg / June

6/7/2019 - 6/16/2019


Beat isolation with a shovel. Show love with a toothbrush. Watch joy overflow from people who appear to have nothing, but give more than you can imagine. Join a team this June that’s linking up...

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Adults
Students

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Bolivia
June / Agua Yaka / Compassion

6/7/2019 - 6/16/2019


Here’s a way to start your summer story with a whole new twist! Get on a plane. Land in the tropical lowlands of the Andes Mountains. Venture out into a South American jungle to teach people the importance...

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Adults
Families

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Bolivia
June / Agua Yaka / Compassion

6/12/2019 - 6/20/2019


Here’s a way to start your summer story with a whole new twist! Get on a plane. Land in the tropical lowlands of the Andes Mountains. Venture out into a South American jungle to teach people the importance...

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Adults
Families

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South Africa
Johannesburg / Durban / June / Childhood Education

6/21/2019 - 6/30/2019


Join other early childhood educators and work alongside our partner Build The Future to help equip their teachers to make the maximum impact on their students. Non educator friends or family are welcome join in...

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Adults

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Nicaragua
June

6/15/19 - 6/22/19


Start your summer with grit. With connection. With a whole new story. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience. You’ll work alongside Nicaraguans and get dirty...

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Adults
Students

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Nicaragua
June / Educators

6/13/2019 - 6/20/2019


The breath of fresh air goes both ways. Travel with other educators on this amazing, immersive trip where you’ll humbly support Nicaraguan teachers in ways they otherwise don’t get. At the same time: experience...

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Adults

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India
Multi-City / June / eWIT Tutors

5/31/19 - 6/12/19


This 12-day experience is for eWIT tutors (and a companion, if you’d like) to get face-to-face with the girls you’ve been teaching and powerfully building into during the year. It’s highly relational...

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Adults
Students

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New Orleans
June

6/15/19 - 6/23/19


King Cakes and Jambalaya. Sweaty days and late night laughs. The chance for you to bring hope and love to folks in the awesome city of New Orleans. This trip is for anyone who’s excited to serve others and get their hands...

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Students

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India
Nepal / July

7/7/19 - 7/17/19


Nothing says epic like the Himalayas, high mountain passes and alpine woodlands of Nepal. Even better, though, is the epic effort to bring children home who’ve been trafficked out of their villages and...

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Adults
Students

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South Africa
Durban / August / Mason

8/2/2019 - 8/11/2019


Get adventuring with your neighbors. This all-Mason trip is a fantastic way to get immersed in another culture alongside people who are already rooted in your home community...

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Adults

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South Africa
Durban / August / Young Adults

8/23/2019 - 9/1/2019


Get into the wild with other young adults, and make changing the world and Kingdom movement a part of your life. Against the tropical backdrop of the Indian Ocean, you’ll go deep into rural Zulu...

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Young Adults (22-35)

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India
Kolkata / October / Men

10/12/19 - 10/22/19


Put your hands to work, and watch life-changing possibilities ignite with your own eyes. This men-only trip is a rehab project to turn a desolate factory into a healthy place of employment for survivors...

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Adults
Students

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South Africa
Johannesburg / October / Medical & Dental

10/11/2019 - 10/20/2019


Join other medical professional and our partners at Build The Future for our first medical/dental clinic serving the Kya Sand pre school and community. We will be providing basic medical and dental services...

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Adults
Medical Professionals

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Bolivia
October / Compassion

10/18/2019 - 10/27/2019


Spend a week in South America ministering to children with our partner Compassion International! In the last eight years, Crossroads has helped to establish four churches and Compassion child development...

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Adults

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India
Mumbai / October

10/26/2019 - 11/5/2019


Here’s where you make impossible dreams come true. You’ll be the adventure team who takes girls who’ve been rescued from sex trafficking and give them the chance to explore new landscapes way outside their...

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Adults
Students

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Nicaragua
November

11/2/2019 - 11/9/2019


The year isn’t over yet. End your year with grit. With connection. With a whole new story. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience. You’ll work alongside Amigos for Christ and get...

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Adults
Students

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South Africa
Durban / November

11/22/2019 - 12/1/2019


Give your Thanksgiving holiday a whole new meaning - be a part of our GO Trip to Durban on the coast of the warm Indian Ocean. Work at two new preschools nestled in beautiful countryside of Ndwedwe...

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"God has taught me that the greatest reward is in serving others in His name. He has expanded my perspective on the world and called me to use my talents and resources more for others than for myself. I have a better understanding of what it means to follow Christ’s call to be in relationship with all people, regardless of any man-made borders."

FAQS

You have questions? We have answers.

What work will we be doing?

On Compassion trips, we typically spend time at several Compassion churches or child centers playing or doing crafts with kids, encouraging the leaders, visiting nearby families’ homes, and anything else we can do to support the great work happening there. We also spend time working with our local partner, Agua Yaku, helping to provide clean water to those lacking that vital resource. Whatever we do, we promise it will be meaningful.

Will I really get a chance to see my Compassion kid I sponsor?

Yes! We are setting one day aside for everyone to spend time with their sponsored child (or children). How sweet is that? Don't worry, Compassion will also have translators on site to help comprendes espanol. (AKA, understand Spanish)

What else will we do?

We try to experience the variety of Bolivian culture while we are there. You might attend a prayer or worship service, eat some interesting food, ride an alpaca, shop in a local market, and hear God speaking to you in ways you would never expect.

Change that will last

We partner with South American organizations to build lasting and effective change.

YAKU AGUA

Crossroads members Danny & Vanessa Beams moved to Bolivia over ten years ago to go into full time ministry there. Danny established Agua Yaku with the mission of bringing clean water to people in some of the most remote areas of the country through well drilling, water filter distribution, and clean water education, all while sharing the Gospel. He regularly takes teams from all over North America to rural areas where they serve others, bond as a team, and share the Good News.

Learn more about Yaku Agua

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL

At Crossroads, we’re seriously committed to Compassion International and the child-advocacy work they so passionately undertake. Their work releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult. Sponsoring a child is a huge part of this work, and so is visiting your child and taking that relationship to a whole new level.

Learn more about Compassion