Westmont Basketball Uganda 2024

WHEN
Aug 4 2024 - Aug 16 2024
WHERE
UG
COST
$3,800.00

This trip is for you if:

  • You love sports and playing with kids
  • Enjoy learning about new cultures and building intentional relationships
  • You're willing to roll up your sleeves and help out with a construction or farming project
  • You seek adventure and want to cross wild life safari's off your bucket list
  • You want to gain a fresh perspective on life and be encouraged and challenged in new ways

What you’ll do: 

  • Community Outreach at Kampala Sports Outreach Resource Center: community games with children, construction projects, sports ministry
  • Good News Football Club:  spend an afternoon playing soccer and ministering in remote villages.
  • Chess Ministry:  play chess to  build relationships and share the love the God.
  • Slum Projects:  spend time doing home visits, participating in feeding programs and loving on families and kids.


To learn more about our ministry click here

*This covers all travel, lodging, meals, safari, and ministry expense


Check out our Uganda YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqa1uEGR3hu34qPMlTtafksG4V9bQKpye

19 going

Donate

Kirsten Moore

Financial

$3,800.00

Due 7/5/2024

$300.00 Trip Deposit Due 3/5/2024
$950.00 25% of Funds Due 4/5/2024
$1,900.00 50% of Funds Due 4/26/2024
$2,850.00 75% of Funds Due 5/10/2024
$3,800.00 100% of Funds Due 6/5/2024

Requirements

Prerequisites

  1. Passport- All team members will need to have a valid passport to travel to Uganda. If an individual’s passport expires within SIX months of the return date, then he/she needs to plan to renew the passport. Passport information can be found on the US Department of State’s website (https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html)
  2. Yellow fever vaccination certificate
  3. Visa (to be registered for once flights are booked for the team and yellow fever vaccine is acquired)

Restrictions

  1. You must be a Westmont Women's Basketball player or coach to be eligible for this opportunity

Preparation

  1. It is important that you plan to make a visit with your local physician for guidance on medications and vaccinations in relation to your personal health. The trip health requirements/recommendations below are guided by the Center for Disease Control’s suggestions for travelers, which can be found in detail at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/uganda
  2. Yellow fever vaccination is required for entry (needed at least 8 weeks prior to departure)
  3. A prescription for malaria prevention, which will need to be started prior to leaving and continue after returning home. The prescriptions used most often are Malarone and Doxycycline. Each member’s doctor will provide him or her with the best recommendation.
  4. Recommended vaccinations- Hepatitis A and B, Covid, Typhoid, filled prescription for an antibiotic (typically Ciprofloaxin) for possible stomach troubles

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