Upcoming Projects

Our 2018 year is filled with an incredible lineup of projects around the globe! Please sign up asap to be a part of one of these trips. We need your hands, hearts, and spirits to make each of these trips possible.

Cusco, PERU

  • March 3-18th, 2018
  • Reforestation along the Inca Trail combined with teaching about simple, inexpensive solar stove construction to prevent additional deforestation.  Followed by a week of exploring Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas – Including Machu Picchu, of course!

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Barahona, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 

  • April 20- May 6th, 2018
  • Providing needed medical and dental services for an underserved population on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic.  We need volunteers with medical and dental training, but also others that can help with logistics and patient flow as well as other tasks.  Follow this with a week on a Caribbean island – heavenly!

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Arequipa & Iquitos, PERU

  • May 18- June 1st, 2018
  • Providing basic physical therapy services and training in a clinic in the mountains.

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  • Assisting several tribes living in the jungle along the Amazon River with their own projects.

Take your pick of these fascinating and rewarding projects and follow it up with a customized tour of some of the most interesting locations in Peru.

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Sendai, JAPAN

  • June 8-22nd, 2018
  • Tsunami recovery assistance – still – and providing a resource for conversational English practice for people trying to learn to speak English.  The second week will be a tour of the most culturally significant, historic and beautiful sights of Japan.

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Satun, THAILAND

  • July 13- 27th, 2018
  • Teaching poor families to build water filters will help them to gain access to clean water for drinking and cooking to remain healthy.  Helping them to construct solar stoves from cardboard boxes and aluminum foil will save them money and is good for the environment. Then spending a week in southern Thailand with its warm beaches and incredible islands.  Wonderful!

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Dharwad, INDIA

  • Aug 17- 31st, 2018 
  • Teaching youngsters in grade schools about the dangers of nicotine use and how and why to avoid it is a very worthwhile and well received project that we have done in the past and have been asked to repeat this year.  At the same time and for the following week we will be exploring thousands of years of history, culture and tradition in this complex and intriguing country, finally viewing the incomparable Taj Mahal, up close and personal.

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Suan Phueng, THAILAND

  • Oct 5-19th, 2018
  • We will be working closely with Karen refugees living in a UN Refugee Camp near the border with their home country, Myanmar, helping them to gain the skills necessary to return and prosper in their homeland in a few years.  They have asked us to provide any teaching or education that we can.  If you have a skill that you would be willing to share with them, please join us!  Next up will be an opportunity to explore Bangkok and the surrounding area working with elephants and marveling at the incredible heritage of this country.

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Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

  • Nov 2-16th, 2018
  • Let’s spend Veteran’s Day in Vietnam! Yes, Veteran’s day – and Vietnam both have a lot of special meaning to so many American Servicemen, and Vietnamese servicemen as well, who served there during the war.  This will be a very impactful trip as we anticipate teaching the poor villagers how to construct water filters and solar stoves and also help English learners practice speaking.  The second week will be low-key, focusing on understanding both the remote and recent history of this area.

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Sendai, JAPAN

  • Dec 7-21st, 2018
  • Tsunami recovery assistance – still – and providing a resource for conversational English practice for people trying to learn to speak English.  The second week will be a tour of the most culturally significant, historic and beautiful sights of Japan.

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