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Cooking, Nutrition, Food Preservation - Kenya

Food Preparation

Trip #13730

  • Mission Trip Agency

    LEAMIS International Ministries

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    Kenya, Eastern Africa

  • Mission Trip Dates

    Customizable: Jan-Nov 2018

    Lasts between 1 week to 4 weeks

  • Mission Trip Ministry

    Education: All Other

    Evangelism: Friendship & Lifestyle, Hospitality & Cooking, Orphan Care, and Service Projects & Helps

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Your love for cooking can bring new recipes and improve nutrition. New food preservation ideas help avoid waste and save money for the poor.

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Making Jam Would you try a new recipe if there was only enough food to feed your child one meal a day?

What if someone could teach you how to create nutritious and delicious meals with no risk to either food or budget?

You can use cooking as a tangible way of sharing God's love and help deal with malnutrition among the poor in developing nations.

A basic workshop on cooking, nutrition, and food preservation can have a huge impact on the people living in the community where you will be working.

In addition to improving nutrition, participants also share ideas on how to make and market items such as jam and jellies.

Cottage industries can be developed by the local church as a means of meeting the needs of the congregation and as a way of providing an outreach ministry as the local church teaches workshops in other communities.

Through such projects, LEAMIS promotes transformational development by empowering local pastors and believers with the tools and resources they need to impact their communities for Christ. The goal is to multiply the impact by empowering local persons to share what they know with others rather than depending on outside help.

Transformation addresses the spiritual need of recovering our true identity as humans created in the image of God and restoring relationships with God, ourselves, our community and the environment.

Development speaks to discovering our true vocation as productive stewards, faithfully caring for the world and all the people in it. As such, we seek to assist others in developing self-sustaining means to achieve this.

Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

Cottage industries can be developed by the local church as a means of meeting the needs of the congregation and as a way of providing an outreach ministry as the local church teaches workshops in other communities.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

College, Adult, and Seniors

Eligible to Go

Individuals, Groups [max size 4], Married Couples, and Families


Basic cooking and nutrition. We will provide you with a workshop outline and sample recipes.



Mission Trip Offered By LEAMIS International Ministries

LEAMIS International Ministries

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LEAMIS International Ministries is an evangelical, interdenominational Christian Ministry. We provide short-term trip opportunities for individuals and groups, and training for STM leaders and teams. Our trips are customized and uses a person's God-given talents and hobbies as a way of sharing God's love in a tangible way. LEAMIS International Ministries supports the local church by equipping people in leadership development and mission training. We also help the local church use cottage industry development and safe drinking water projects as a vehicle for outreach and discipleship.

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Contact LEAMIS International Ministries about this short-term mission trip:

Debra Snellen at LEAMIS International Ministries

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Eastern Africa


Start date
Customizable: Jan-Nov 2018
1 week to 4 weeks

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

Widows, orphans, church congregations, the disabled, women, children, mothers
People Group(s)


Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Daily costs for lodging, meals, and bottled water when staying with a church family runs about $25 per day - depending on the location. If you stay in a modest motel, the cost will be slightly higher and will depend upon the location and the type of lodging you choose. An additional $5 per day should be allowed for transportation while in country.

The trip cost listed does not include airfare.

Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-field training and Post-field debriefing will be done through email and telephone communications.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.