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Guatemala: July 2018

Guatemala: July 2018

Jul 7, 2018 – Jul 14, 2018

HELPS International is a non-denominational Christian organization committed to assisting the indigenous people of Guatemala through programs in education and literacy, medicine and health care, and projects of practical social concern. HELPS & HPUMC have been in partnership since 2009.

Trip Leader: Alicia Harris

Open to: Adults 21+ and Children 13+ with parent/guardian

Cost: $1,950 (includes airfare)

Type of work: participants will work alongside local residents and experienced craftsmen to install stoves in homes and schools. HELPS International developed the “ONIL” Stove; a durable stove that minimizes smoke and burns, and reduces wood use by 73%.

Lodging: Participants will stay at a local hotel with meals provided which are safe for our consumption

Risks: none outside of inherent risk of mission work/international travel

Passport required: yes

Visa required: no

Vaccinations/Medications: Tetanus booster

*all travelers are required to be up-to-date on routine vaccinations

Please check the CDC website for additional information regarding immunization recommendations for the country you are going to.

Financial Aid: Click here to read the guidelines and apply for a need-based scholarship.

Apply for this team: Text or call 214-912-6086 for more information. Or, apply online at as a new or returning volunteer. Please be sure to reference the team number (#2124) when you apply.

Category: Outreach, Adult