Join us as we work with our partners to rebuild homes, support the day-to-day needs of communities that have experienced great loss, and bring hope to families whose lives have been forever changed by devastating hurricanes. Each trip is different as you lay the groundwork in Puerto Rico to establish long-term relationships with partners and assess the changing needs there. You’ll get a front-row seat to experiencing life transformation in the lives of the communities you serve, and also in yourself.

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Trips

India
Kolkata / January / Medical Trip

1/24/20 - 2/2/20


Join our partners in Kolkata who are bringing freedom, justice and restoration to the oppressed in India. A team of medical staff will be accompanying this trip to provide medical service at the aftercare homes we will serve. (You do not have to be a medical professional to go on this trip!)

Type:
Adults
Medical

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Nicaragua
March UC Students

3/14/20 - 3/21/20


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 community-reviving work that’s happening here. You’ll do anything from wield a shovel to install a flushing toilet—village improvements that make a substantial, daily impact on health and home.

Type:
Adults
Students

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South Africa
Johannesburg / May / Medical & Dental

5/22/2020 - 5/31/2020


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...

Type:
Adults
Medical Professionals

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Puerto Rico
June Trip 1

5/30/2020 - 6/6/2020


Experience the fullness that comes from helping communities rebuild their homes and their lives. The joy and warmth of those that live in Puerto Rico will inspire and encourage you as you see what teamwork and community can accomplish in a week’s time...

Type:
Adults

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Puerto Rico
June Trip 2

6/6/2020 - 6/13/2020


Come enjoy the warmth of those that live in Puerto Rico. It will inspire and encourage you as you see what teamwork and community can accomplish in a week’s time.

Type:
Adults

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Nicaragua
June

6/6/2020 - 6/13/2020


Start your summer with adventure, fun, and a whole new story to tell. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience. You’ll start the week climbing a volcano!

Type:
Adults
Students

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South Africa
Durban / June / Educator

6/12/2020 to 6/21/2020


For all you amazing teachers out there—plus your friends and fam — here’s a unique chance to build cross-cultural relationship with teachers at Waterfall Combined School and Preschool in Ndwedwe, Durban.

Type:
Adults

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Bolivia
June / Compassion

6/19/2020 - 6/28/2020


Sloth...maybe. If you’re looking for an adventure join us in Bolivia. You may hike amazing sand dunes, jump into jungle waterfall pools, and maybe even see a sloth!

Type:
Adults
Families

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Nicaragua
July

7/25/2020 - 8/1/2020


Summer’s not over yet. You still haven’t climbed a volcano, worked alongside Nicaraguans making significant improvements to their village life, sweated until you can’t sweat anymore, and visited your Compassion child. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

Type:
Adults
Students

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India
Mumbai / August

8/1/20 - 8/10/20


Take a deep dive into the justice work of Mumbai (formerly Bombay)—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 work tirelessly throughout the year to end the tragedy and bring love and care to women and children coming out on the other side.

Type:
Adults
Students

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South Africa
Durban / August Week One

8/7/2020 to 8/16/2020


Get into the wild 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 lands where rock huts dot the landscape and our partner, Build the Future, is knee-and-heart-deep in changing children’s lives.

Type:
Adults

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South Africa
Durban / August / Week Two

8/28/2020 - 9/6/2020


Get into the wild 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 lands where rock huts dot the landscape and our partner, Build the Future, is knee-and-heart-deep in changing children’s lives.

Type:
Adults

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India
Nepal / Himalayas / Coed

11/7/20 - 11/17/20


Trek the Himalayas, swim through mountain streams, sleep in Nepalese homes—all while having the incredible chance to serve rural villages long-burdened by poverty and highly vulnerable to child exploitation.

Type:
Adults

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India
Mumbai / November

11/8/20 - 11/18/20


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 city

Type:
Adults

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South Africa
Durban / November

11/20/2020 - 11/29/2020


No better Thanksgiving than this one. 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.

Type:
Adults

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Change that will last

We partner with organizations to build lasting and effective change.

Hunger Corp

Hunger Corp has proven to be an amazing organization. Hunger has a bold vision in Puerto Rico and all over the Americas they work to move a generation towards service work. Their love for their neighbors is what fuels their work and is contagious to those that partner with them. By working with Hunger, you’ll find yourself working in a small community in Puerto Rico called “La Hormiga.” Work could look like building a house from scratch, to taking down parts damaged by hurricanes and building them to code. Hunger is focused on putting as much effort into the details of the projects they work on, as in the people they build into. Their model is one that is changing the way Christian organizations work in Puerto Rico and beyond, for the better.

Hunger Corp

FAQS

You have questions? We have answers.

Where are we headed?

The Enchanted Island - Puerto Rico. Specifically, we will be touring Isla Verde as we arrive just to grab a quick bite. We will then head to Vega Alta/Dorado area, where will stay/work respectively with our partner organization Hungercorp. Hunger is a pretty well established organization working to transform Puerto Rico and this generation.

Why are we going?

The year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a group of Crossroads folks (34 people) decided to travel to Puerto Rico following a prompt from God. The opportunity to help was there, the transformation experienced by the folks was out of this world. God was clearly setting the stage for work that would last several years and would start a partnership that would turn into a deep friendship. We can’t wait to see what happens next.

How much does it cost?

$1,300. This covers your flight, room and board, work supplies, and meals on the ground (meals at the airport,free day, vaccinations, and souvenirs are not covered).